English Language Teaching Event

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  • Speaker: Jon Hird
  • Dates and times:
    22nd February 2019, 09:00 - 10:00 UTC
    26th February 2019, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC
    26th February 2019, 20:00 - 21:00 UTC

Today, the English Language is changing and evolving at an unprecedented rate and new words and usages are being coined all the time. This session looks at various aspects of contemporary English, and along the way, we will consider implications for teaching and learning.

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Overview

Today, the English Language is changing and evolving at an unprecedented rate and new words and usages are being coined all the time. This session looks at various aspects of contemporary English, and along the way, we will consider implications for teaching and learning.

Dates and Times

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22nd February 2019

  • UK (UTC) 09:00 - 10:00
  • UAE (GST) 13:00 - 14:00
  • Japan (JST) 18:00 - 19:00
  • Brazil (BRST) 07:00 - 08:00
  • New York (EST) 04:00 - 05:00

26th February 2019

  • UK (UTC) 16:00 - 17:00
  • UAE (GST) 20:00 - 21:00
  • Japan (JST) 01:00 - 02:00 (+1 day)
  • Brazil (BRST) 14:00 - 15:00
  • New York (EST) 11:00 - 12:00

26th February 2019

  • UK (UTC) 20:00 - 21:00
  • UAE (GST) 00:00 - 01:00 (+1 day)
  • Japan (JST) 05:00 - 06:00 (+1 day)
  • Brazil (BRST) 18:00 - 19:00
  • New York (EST) 15:00 - 16:00

Speaker

Jon Hird
Jon is based in Oxford, UK, where he divides his time between writing ELT materials and teaching English at the University of Oxford. He is also a teacher trainer and has delivered courses and given talks and workshops in around 30 countries. Jon has a range of experience and interests, but with a particular interest in Grammar, English for Academic Purposes and in dyslexia and learning English. He has written and contributed to a number of ELT publications, most recently including the Oxford EAP series, Oxford Learner’s Pocket Verbs and Tenses and grammar material for the Navigate course book series. In his free time, Jon plays the drums.

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