Apps in ELT

#ELTchat is a group of ELT professionals discussing topics of interest every Wednesday at 12pm or 9pm on rotation. Every Saturday, one of the moderators puts up a blog post on the #ELTchat Blog asking teachers who follow #ELTchat to propose some topics for the next chats. #ELTchat followers can go to that post and suggest topics in the comments under the blog post. On Sunday evening, the moderators review the topics and create an online poll. #ELTchat followers are then invited to vote on the topics until Wednesday morning (eltchat.org)

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This week’s topic was “Apps in ELT” Click here for the transcript of the discussion. Continue reading

How Can Newly-Qualified Teachers Best Use What They Learn In The First Few Years Of Their Career To Develop Into Successful Teachers?

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#ELTchat is a group of ELT professionals discussing topics of interest every Wednesday at 12pm or 9pm on rotation. Every Saturday, one of the moderators puts up a blog post on the #ELTchat Blog asking teachers who follow #ELTchat to propose some topics for the next chats. #ELTchat followers can go to that post and suggest topics in the comments under the blog post. On Sunday evening, the moderators review the topics and create an online poll. #ELTchat followers are then invited to vote on the topics until Wednesday morning (eltchat.org)

This week’s topic was “How can newly-qualified teachers best use what they learn in the first few years of their career to develop into successful Teachers?” Click here for the transcript of the discussion. Continue reading

How to Activate Passive Vocabulary With Advanced Students

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#ELTchat is a group of ELT professionals discussing topics of interest every Wednesday at 12pm or 9pm on rotation. Every Saturday, one of the moderators puts up a blog post on the #ELTchat Blog asking teachers who follow #ELTchat to propose some topics for the next charts. #ELTchat followers can go to that post and suggest topics in the comments under the blog post. On Sunday evening, the moderators review the topics and create an online poll. #ELTchat followers are then invited to vote on the topics until Wednesday morning (eltchat.org)

This week’s topic, was “How to activate passive vocabulary with advanced students.” Click here for the transcript of the discussion. Continue reading

Differentiated Instruction in Classes of Differing Ability

#ELTchat is a group of ELT professionals discussing topics of interest every Wednesday at 12pm or 9pm on rotation. Every Saturday, one of the moderators puts up a blog post on the #ELTchat Blog asking teachers who follow #ELTchat to propose some topics for the next charts. #ELTchat followers can go to that post and suggest topics in the comments under the blog post. On Sunday evening, the moderators review the topics and create an online poll. #ELTchat followers are then invited to vote on the topics until Wednesday morning (eltchat.org)

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This week’s topic was “Differentiated Instruction in Classes of Differing Ability.” The participants in the discussion were: Continue reading

Flipped learning in English language classes – What is the best use of your face-to-face time in class?

#ELTchat is a group of ELT professionals discussing topics of interest every Wednesday at 12pm or 9pm on rotation. Every Saturday, one of the moderators puts up a blog post on the #ELTchat Blog asking teachers who follow #ELTchat to propose some topics for the next charts. #ELTchat followers can go to that post and suggest topics in the comments under the blog post. On Sunday evening, the moderators review the topics and create an online poll. #ELTchat followers are then invited to vote on the topics until Wednesday morning (eltchat.org)

This week’s topic, proposed by Sara Tilleman (@Saraginot), was “Flipped learning in English language classes – What is the best use of your face-to-face time in class?” The topic was not new to #ELTchat followers, therefore, Marisa Constantinides (@Marisa_C) had provided a link to the previous ELTchat’s summary, so as to turn this into a follow-up discussion. (The photo below has been taken from the Eltchat blog)

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Tips and Advice For Summer Schools

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#ELTchat is a group of ELT professionals discussing topics of interest every Wednesday at 12pm or 9pm on rotation. Every Saturday, one of the moderators puts up a blog post on the #ELTchat Blog asking teachers who follow #ELTchat to propose some topics for the next chats. #ELTchat followers can go to that post and suggest topics in the comments under blog post. On Sunday evening, the moderators review the topics and create an online poll. #ELTchat followers are then invited to vote on the topics until Wednesday morning. (eltchat.org)

This week’s topic, proposed by Martin Sketchley (@ELTExperiences), was Tips and Advice for Summer Schools. The main areas covered were: Continue reading