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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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Nina Hanáková: Teaching for Life

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Nina Hanáková  An Interview by Martina Bednáriková Learning a foreign language does not have to be just gap-filling exercises, desks and/or boring homework. How often do we remember that when students have fun, we teachers … Continue reading

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Get a lot of sleep, don’t smoke, and drink a lot of water.

An interview with eltforum.sk plenary speaker: Ken Wilson by Michaela Mozolová  Who is Ken Wilson? Teacher. Teacher trainer. Blogger. ELT writer. Smart Choice author. Fulham FC ticket holder. Songwriter. Collector. Radio script writer. Former reporter. Learner. Performer. Sketch-writer. Traveller. Speaker. … Continue reading

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Alexandra Chistyakova: I feel I should bring change and be that change.

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Alexandra Chistyakova by Martina Bednáriková All language teachers are very often pressed for time. Trying to cover as much as possible within their lessons, they often have to sacrifice a very important aspect of the language: … Continue reading

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Keep faith.

An interview with eltforum.sk plenary speaker: Penny Ur Part Two – by Tatiana Nováková The lesson is over, students have gone home, and it’s just me in an empty classroom. I start questioning myself: “Have I done a GOOD job … Continue reading

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Jana Chynoradská: To be a teacher is a gift.

An interview with eltforum.sk presenter: Jana Chynoradská by Martina Bednáriková Some people are passionate about English. Others about teaching. And still others about making the world a better place. Roll all those qualities into one person, add some drive and … 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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Teachers don’t just teach; they learn.

An interview with eltforum.sk plenary speaker: Penny Ur Part One – by Tatiana Nováková When teachers start to teach, they’re young and fresh, and mostly full of ideas and ideals. They feel they can change the whole world, or at … Continue reading

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