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General reflections on IATEFL PL 2017

Saint Mark’s church tower in Bielsko-Biała

Yesterday I presented at, and then returned from, IATEFL Poland in Bielsko-Biała-Biała. I had a great time (dare I say better than the previous year) and felt really fired up for the new academic year that will soon be starting. I hope to share some specifics from certain sessions but today I want to give […]

ELT Conference Survival Kit

Picture of a boat on the beach in Scotland

With IATEFL Poland coming up (er today), I thought I’d go into what I’m taking with me to this ELT conference, my ELT conference survival pack if you will. Some of these aren’t really necessary but make the experience much nicer in my opinion. a bottle of water Four years ago I heard a podcast […]

My Fears Surrounding My IATEFL Poland 2017 Talk

Sunlight bike riding along a path

Before I posted my last post regarding my IATEFL Poland 2017 talk, I wasn’t sure if I was going to mention what the topic was. That’s because I was a bit worried about what people might think about the topic of the talk. The truth is, that is not the only thing that I’m worried […]

What I learnt at IATEFL Poland 2016 in Szczecin

Bratislava bridge

For readers who don’t speak Polish, your challenge is to say the place name in the title. Back to the post. I went to my first IATEFL event in Szczecin, Poland last week. I had a great time getting to know some colleagues from a different city, meeting some new people, attending talks and showing […]

New Years Resolutions for ELT

[blows the dust off the keyboard, cracks knuckles, starts typing] It’s a new year (well,Gregorian calendar new year, Chinese and Julian calendars have different dates but that’s by the by) and that means it’s a great opportunity for us to take stock of our lives, activities, work, and teaching. I’ve been thinking a lot about the […]

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