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Freer Practice: Ways of Getting Ss to Use Target Language – an #ELTchat Summary 16/10/2013

This is the summary of the #eltchat on October 16th, 2013 and was written by Rachel Appleby  –  @rapple18  Full title Freer practice: Ways of really getting sts to use TL (vocab, grammar, phrases) in tasks / exercises, and/as a means of showing visible progress (Sp, Wr) Getting students to talk – really communicate with each…
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Strategies for a New Course – an #ELTChat Summary 12/09/2013

Strategies for a New Course – an #ELTChat Summary The summary was contributed by David Petrie – @teflgeek on Twitter – on his blog  and is reproduced here with his kind permission  Like the cuckoo heralding spring, the first #ELTChat of the year has arrived.  As many teachers around the world are getting ready for their first lessons with…
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How to use a great resource like eltpics for your teaching #ELTchat Summary 29/05/2013

This #Eltchat  Summary was written by @lizziepinard and was first posted on her blog here.  For anyone who is not yet aware of it: #Eltchat is a Twitter hashtag which offers Twitter-based discussions that take place every Wednesday at 12.00 and 21.00 BST/GMT (when the clocks change). The topics, all related to the ELT industry,…
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Teaching vocabulary – #ELTchat summary 19/09/2012

This summary was contributed by Andrea Wade on her blog and is reproduced here with her kind permission. 12noon BST on Wednesday 19th September, 2012. The full title of the chat was: ‘How should we approach vocabulary teaching and learning?  Is there a place for rote learning?  What is the current thinking about it?’   I have to…
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The importance of active listening and how to do this in an EFL classroom – #ELTchat Summary

This is the summary of the #ELTchat on August 10, 2011 21:00 P.M. British Summertime and it was kindly contributed by Elizabeth Anne –@eannegrenoble on Twitter.  Thank you very much, ELizabeth for this great summary!    The importance of active listening and how to do this in an EFL classroom   Summary of #ELTchat  by…
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How do you approach teaching one-to-one lessons? Share strategies, tips, techniques #ELTchat Summary 16/02/2011

Here is the summary for the second #ELTchat on 16.02.11 written by Ceri Jones (@cerirhiannon on Twitter) on her blog and reproduced here with her permission – Many thanks Ceri!   #eltchat summary – teaching one-to-one   This week’s eltchat session at 9pm was about strategies, tips and techniques for approaching one-to-one classes.  As always it was a…
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ELTchat – 24th November

What do you want to talk about in the next #ELTchat session? The top choice will be discussed at 3pm London time and the second choice at 9pm London time.