Testing Times: Teaching Exams in ELT
When teaching English for exams it is essential that we strike a balance between getting students ready for formal evaluation, yet not lose sight of teaching English as a real language skill. This session is an overview of main considerations when teaching English exams whilst maintaining purpose and motivation.
Visual Literacy in English Language Teaching
As educators we have a responsibility to prepare students for a world totally transformed by digital images and video. If we are teaching students to interact with others in a global language, then we must equip them to do so as they interpret what they see and respond and communicate accordingly. So what is ‘visual literacy’ and why is it important in ELT? This session addresses these questions and looks at materials and strategies for teaching learners of all ages groups and levels.
10 Essentials for Teaching Very Young Learners
Whether you have many years of teaching experience or you are in your first teaching position, these 10 essential tips will help to enhance your younger students’ learning journey and your teaching with Smart Start. Focusing on different aspects of the Whole Child Approach Smart Start author Mary Roulston will guide you through practical and pedagogical tips to make your classroom the best start and the Smart Start for your students.