Category Archives: Teacher Training

Gabrielle Jones: Teaching in an increasingly global community.

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Gabrielle Jones  An Interview by Lynda Steyne The world of teaching business English can be cutthroat as many people, native and non-native speakers, feel that since they speak the language, of course, they can teach … Continue reading

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Soňa Kondelová: Real Ideas Come From Experience

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Soňa Kondelová  An Interview by Martina Bednáriková Every idea has the potential to grow and make something of itself. However, this often requires overcoming serious obstacles. Soňa Kondelová, who is giving a workshop with Andrea Billíková … Continue reading

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Dijana Markovic Hajdarhodzic: Learning about ‘the other’ is what makes us richer every day.

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Dijana Markovic Hajdarhodzic  An Interview by Martina Bednáriková Can teachers, English teachers, really change their worlds? Is there something more that we might be called to do in our chosen profession?  Dijana Markovic Hajdarhodzic of … Continue reading

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Lejla Sarić: Teachers, especially English teachers, can do so much more for this country than politicians.

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Lejla Sarić  An Interview by Martina Bednáriková There is simply nothing that can prevent a group of enthusiastic teachers from establishing their own association, even in a country with a very complicated political and educational system. The … Continue reading

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Lenka Kroupová: All students need the same doses of motivation, encouragement, and creativity.

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Lenka Kroupová  An Interview by Lynda Steyne Many of us who teach English never intended to teach at all. One such teacher is Lenka Kroupová, instructor of Portuguese and English at Masaryk University in Brno, … 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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Roland Illman: Teaching is not a Lethal Activity

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Roland Illman  An Interview by Martina Bednáriková Roland Illman, a speaker at the ELTForum next week, knows that being a teacher is specifically about creating highly positive relationships and being aware of what’s going on among your … Continue reading

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Rakesh Bhanot: ‘Teaching is a species of friendship’

An interview with eltforum.sk speaker: Rakesh Bhanot  An Interview by Lynda Steyne I first ‘met’ Rakesh Bhanot on Facebook. I had no idea who he was, but he was friends with some of my ELT friends so I ‘friended’ him. … Continue reading

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