Category Archives: Conferences

Pedagogy Pop-up: Everything you always wanted to know about teaching pronunciation* (*but were afraid to ask)

Last summer, inspired by the innovative format of a 10-minute plenary presentation that I gave at a conference in Spain earlier that year, I decided to hold a series of mini-events to share key insights from applied linguistics research with

Pedagogy Pop-up: Everything you always wanted to know about teaching pronunciation* (*but were afraid to ask)

Last summer, inspired by the innovative format of a 10-minute plenary presentation that I gave at a conference in Spain earlier that year, I decided to hold a series of mini-events to share key insights from applied linguistics research with

IntrovELT: Conferencing for introverts

The spring conference season is upon us, and I’m already feeling both excited and anxious about it. I go to a lot of conferences. I love conferences. Learning from others’ experience, meeting new people, seeing old friends, simply enjoying a

IntrovELT: Conferencing for introverts

The spring conference season is upon us, and I’m already feeling both excited and anxious about it. I go to a lot of conferences. I love conferences. Learning from others’ experience, meeting new people, seeing old friends, simply enjoying a

Whose English is it, anyway?

This weekend I had the great pleasure of attending the second ever Innovate ELT conference in Barcelona, Spain, organised and hosted by ELT Jam and Oxford TEFL – and the great pleasure and honour of opening the main day of

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Whose English is it, anyway?

This weekend I had the great pleasure of attending the second ever Innovate ELT conference in Barcelona, Spain, organised and hosted by ELT Jam and Oxford TEFL – and the great pleasure and honour of opening the main day of

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Coming soon to Belgium…

Just a quick post to plug my upcoming conference talk next weekend… Join me at 14:20 on Saturday 25 April 2015 for the BELTA Day, where I’ll be talking about pronunciation and listening for English as a lingua franca. Here’s

Coming soon to Belgium…

Just a quick post to plug my upcoming conference talk next weekend… Join me at 14:20 on Saturday 25 April 2015 for the BELTA Day, where I’ll be talking about pronunciation and listening for English as a lingua franca. Here’s

Things I wish I’d known before my MA (English UK 2014 presentation)

This is just a short appendix of sorts to a post I wrote about a year ago, and which I recently updated and delivered as a presentation at the English UK Teachers’ Conference in London. You can view my slides below

Things I wish I’d known before my MA (English UK 2014 presentation)

This is just a short appendix of sorts to a post I wrote about a year ago, and which I recently updated and delivered as a presentation at the English UK Teachers’ Conference in London. You can view my slides below

Coming soon to IATEFL 2014…

Just a quick plug… this time next week, I’ll be presenting at this year’s IATEFL conference in Harrogate, with my co-blogger Katy Simpson Davies! Our presentation is on Thursday 3rd April, entitled Practical pronunciation ideas for teaching in an ELF context. 

Coming soon to IATEFL 2014…

Just a quick plug… this time next week, I’ll be presenting at this year’s IATEFL conference in Harrogate, with my co-blogger Katy Simpson Davies! Our presentation is on Thursday 3rd April, entitled Practical pronunciation ideas for teaching in an ELF context. 

Rokus Klett Conference presentation: Demystifying creativity

Thanks to those who attended my plenary presentation and workshop at this year’s Rokus Klett conference in Brdo, Slovenia, themed ‘Creative Classroom’. You can view the slides I used for my plenary here and download a copy of the accompanying

Rokus Klett Conference presentation: Demystifying creativity

Thanks to those who attended my plenary presentation and workshop at this year’s Rokus Klett conference in Brdo, Slovenia, themed ‘Creative Classroom’. You can view the slides I used for my plenary here and download a copy of the accompanying

ETAS Conference presentation: Whiteboard wizardry

Thanks to all those who attended my workshop at this year’s ETAS conference in beautiful Thun, Switzerland! For the first time, I decided not to prepare a handout for the session but summarise it here, instead. I always leave conferences

ETAS Conference presentation: Whiteboard wizardry

Thanks to all those who attended my workshop at this year’s ETAS conference in beautiful Thun, Switzerland! For the first time, I decided not to prepare a handout for the session but summarise it here, instead. I always leave conferences

IATEFL Poland presentation: Integrating pronunciation

Here’s the video of my presentation today at the 22nd IATEFL Poland conference (and you can view the original presentation slides here): (Thanks to Willy for being the cameraman!) And here’s a brief run-down of what I covered: Integrating pronunciation work

IATEFL Poland presentation: Integrating pronunciation

Here’s the video of my presentation today at the 22nd IATEFL Poland conference (and you can view the original presentation slides here): (Thanks to Willy for being the cameraman!) And here’s a brief run-down of what I covered: Integrating pronunciation work

ELF6 presentation: Applying the LFC in the multilingual classroom

Here is a video of the presentation I gave at this year’s ELF conference in Rome.  This was a presentation of the findings from the research I undertook for my MA dissertation. Note: the sound quality was quite poor, so

ELF6 presentation: Applying the LFC in the multilingual classroom

Here is a video of the presentation I gave at this year’s ELF conference in Rome.  This was a presentation of the findings from the research I undertook for my MA dissertation. Note: the sound quality was quite poor, so