Category Archives: Conferences

Upcoming mini-events: Lunch With Laura

As part of my role at Cambridge University Press, I frequently attend and present at events focused on bridging the gap between applied linguistics research and ELT practice. My lovely Marketing colleagues’ latest brainchild is “Lunch With Laura”, which I’m

Upcoming mini-events: Lunch With Laura

As part of my role at Cambridge University Press, I frequently attend and present at events focused on bridging the gap between applied linguistics research and ELT practice. My lovely Marketing colleagues’ latest brainchild is “Lunch With Laura”, which I’m

Pedagogy Pop-up: What 10 things do you need in order to learn a language?

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: What 10 things do you need in order to learn a language?

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

Upcoming pronunciation event (UK) announcement!

Just a quick post to mention an event coming up next month… Are you interested in pronunciation teaching and/or want help developing this skill? Are you free on Saturday 17th June 2017? Can you get to Cambridge, UK? Would you

Upcoming pronunciation event (UK) announcement!

Just a quick post to mention an event coming up next month… Are you interested in pronunciation teaching and/or want help developing this skill? Are you free on Saturday 17th June 2017? Can you get to Cambridge, UK? Would you

Pedagogy Pop-up: What works in technology-assisted language learning?

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: What works in technology-assisted language learning?

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

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.