English Language Teaching Event



  • Speakers:
    Shaun Wilden, Therese Hopfenbeck, Nick Michelioudakis, Philip Haines
  • Date and Time:
    27th February 2020, 16:00-21:00 GMT/UTC

For this session there will be a variety of talks from four of our experts! The talk abstracts from Shaun Wilden, Therese Hopfenbeck, Nick Michelioudakis and Philip Haines can be found below.



16:00 - 17:00 Shaun Wilden: Mobile Learning

When I started teaching, if you wanted to use photos in class you would find and bring physical copies with you. These days I walk into class with around 7000 in my pocket, as do many of my students, since almost all carry a mobile device. This session will look at getting started with using mobile devices in class, using photos as a starting point for language practice and development.

17:00 - 18:00 Therese Hopfenbeck: Effective Feedback

Although there are strong claims in the literature that Assessment for Learning can enhance students’ learning, teachers still struggle to implement such practices in the classroom. In this talk, I will discuss the theory and practice of Assessment for Learning based on research studies and examples from the classroom.

19:00 - 20:00 Nick Michelioudakis: Mastering Phrasal Verbs

Few vocabulary areas cause students as many headaches as phrasal verbs. In this session we are going to look at the most common mistakes students make when studying these lexical items and we are going to look at some easy and practical ways of helping students remember them better and use them more confidently.

20:00 - 21:00 Philip Haines: Introduction to Global Skills

Global skills are essential to lifelong learning and success in the modern world. All English language teachers can develop global skills in their regular classes, whether these are part of the curriculum or not. In this session we will briefly defining what global skill are and then see how teachers can make simple adaptions to current practice to help develop global skills in their students.

Date and Times

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27th January 2020

  • UK (GMT/UTC) 16:00 - 21:00
  • UAE (GST) 20:00 - 01:00
  • Japan (JST) 01:00 - 06:00 (+1 day)
  • Brazil (BRT) 13:00 - 18:00
  • New York (EST) 11:00 - 16:00


To have a look at our speaker abstracts please visit www.oup.com/elt/eltoc

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