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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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Zuzana Straková: Plenary and YLs Workshop — SKA 2016: Mind the Gap

Every time we put on a conference, we get the question: “Will Zuzana Straková be there?” If we answer “No”, the response is often “Oh. Then maybe I won’t come.” But this year we can say, “YES!” So come! We … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Reflections on the 14th ELTA Serbia Conference

by Hon Chong After the whirlwind of the last two months, I have finally got around to writing about my experience as the SKA and SKA Drama SIG representative at the 14th ELTA Serbia Conference, May 20-21, in Belgrade. It … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Conference: Mind the Gap

Our conference is only 3 months away! Are you coming? This year’s conference theme is ‘Mind the Gap’. We’ll focus on intercultural communication in which misunderstandings arise, and also just all those areas in teaching in which we can’t seem … Continue reading

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Summer Webinar with Lýdia Machová: How can teachers improve their English? Seriously… how?

When: 7-8 pm (CET), Thursday, 23 June 2016 Where: online, via Google+ Hangouts (link provided after registration) Who for: English language teachers who feel like this: I keep using the same basic vocabulary. My ability to express myself in English is much poorer than it used … Continue reading

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