Author Archives: Slovak Chamber of English Language Teachers

2020 Elections to the Executive Committee

Elections to the Executive Committee (EC) of the Slovak Chamber of English Language Teachers are held every 3 years. EC job descriptions are not set forth in detail in our constitution. However, after 6 years, these are most of the … Continue reading

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2019 Spring Fling: What a day it was!

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, SCELT held its first one-day spring conference with Dorothy Zemach. Despite it being the Saturday after maturita week and the day of the 1st-round of elections for the Slovak presidency, around 50 colleagues from in … Continue reading

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Spring Fling 2019

Tentative Programme – Saturday, 16 March 2019 Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/AodsVUjSW7R160jw1 Dorothy Zemach: I’m an author, editor, teacher, and teacher trainer in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT). I taught English, French, and Japanese for over 20 years in Asia, Africa, and the … Continue reading

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IATEFL Hungary 2018

by Juraj Streďanský The annual IATEFL Hungary conference in Budapest, held 5-7 October 2018, was a weekend to remember. To see that bunch of motivated, enthusiastic, kind and helpful professionals at work was an experience in itself, let alone the content … Continue reading

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A Poem: The Red Life Belt

At our last conference, SKA2017: UKF Nitra, we held a poetry contest: Each participant may submit one original poem […] directly related to either the theme of the conference or something specific learned at the conference. The theme of last September’s conference was … Continue reading

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Useful tips on how to build rapport when you’re not John Keating from Dead Poets Society

Originally posted on Cecilia Nobre ELT Blog:
“ Consciously, we teach what we know; unconsciously, we teach who we are.” Hamacheck (1999, p.209) I recently watched a video on social media that blew my mind and got me thinking of…

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SKA 2017 UKF Nitra

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…from the heart of Europe.

by Evka Lange It is a great honour for me to be the member of SKA. It has changed my life a lot since I’ve became part of this (still quite unknown) group in Slovakia. I am a passionate teacher … Continue reading

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