Category Archives: Slovenská komora angličtinárov

Conference Echoes: What others are saying

by Lyn Steyne It’s been almost 3 weeks since the conference and in that time participants and speakers alike have posted pictures, blog posts and even their presentations. Here are the ones we know about: Ken Wilson’s sessions: you may … Continue reading

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Recap of Resources and Interesting Blog Posts – 25 June 2013

Compiled by Lynda Steyne It’s been a long while since we posted a recap. All things conference kept us busy and then recovery from the conference has kept us even more busy. We’ve decided to put teacher development opportunities on … Continue reading

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Official stance on proposed legislation concerning matricular exams in foreign languages

Language certificates may not be recognised: Since 2008, secondary-school students in their final year have been allowed to substitute an internationally recognised exam (e.g. Cambridge, Goethe, TOEFL, etc) for the nationally prepared exam. Soon, that may no longer be an … Continue reading

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Conference Echoes 2013: Karin Týlešová

Editor’s note: On the afternoon of Saturday, 8 June 2013, Mark Andrews and Lynda Steyne facilitated a Round-Table with eltforum.sk 2013 speakers and participants. First, in groups of six, everyone shared what they had got out of the conference. Then, … Continue reading

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Gabriela Lojová: Education is Life Itself

An interview with eltforum.sk speaker: Gabriela Lojová  An Interview by Martina Bednáriková One thing teachers know: Working with students can be both challenging and rewarding. But do we realize that how much knowing about their learning styles and strategies can … Continue reading

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Zuzana Straková: A Safe Environment for Young Learners

An interview with eltforum.sk speaker: Zuzana Straková by Martina Bednáriková If you teach young learners, you are well aware that dealing with a room full of fidgety, busy 7-year-olds who would rather be playing requires a different plan of action than, say, dealing … Continue reading

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A Shift is Coming! – An ELT Report From Slovakia

Vladka is the Chamber’s regional representative in Kosice. She’s also an associate with the International Teacher Development Institute for which she regularly blogs. This is from her most recent post for iTDI. The topic? English teaching in Slovakia. We agree … Continue reading

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