Thursday, 14 April 2016
The 'native factor' , the haves and the have-nots
... and why we still need to talk about this in 2016By Silvana Richardson
Speaking out against the discrimination of Non-Native English Speaker Teachers (NNESTs) in the ELT industry.
Go to IATEFL Online for plenary presentation pptx
Wednesday, 13 April 2016
Who would of thought it? The English Language 1966 - 2016
Watching David Crystal live online was fascinating. He is a wonderful presenter. His talk was about changes in the language in the last 50 years around vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. It was about the relationship between old and new, top-down and bottom-up, and how teachers need to navigate a path between the relative inflexibility of the established written published word and the ever changing digital landscape of today and tomorrow.
These are my notes.