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Ten Tips to Get the Most Out of the TESOL Conference

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Coming to the TESOL conference?  I’ve said it before (last year) and I’ll say it again. Whether it’s your first time or your fifteenth, there are always new things to learn. Here are some tips on having the best experience … Continue reading

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Try a webinar!

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Earlier this year I had the chance to take part in an online professional development opportunity known as the Virtual Round Table Web Conference. Participants from all over the globe gave online presentations in a webinar format on subjects related … Continue reading

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Tips on Writing Successful Conference Presentation Proposals

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

The deadline to submit proposals for next year’s TESOL conference is June 1. Have you got your proposal ready? Here are a few tips on improving the proposals that you submit.

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What to do after the TESOL conference

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Many of us return from a big conference like TESOL 2012 full of energy and excitement. It’s invigorating to be around other professionals and to share ideas. But once we get home and sort out the laundry and get our … Continue reading

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Ten Tips to Get the Most from the Conference

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Coming to the TESOL conference? Whether it’s your first time or your fortieth, there are always new things to learn. Here are some tips on having the best experience you can.

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Figuring out the frequency of two word verbs

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

The December 2011 TESOL Quarterly contains a wonderful study by Dilin Liu analyzing the frequency of phrasal verbs across several corpora. This is a really useful article for teachers and materials writers, with lots of great information in it and … Continue reading

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Class Chemistry

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Have you ever taught a class that just never seemed to come together? Or one in which the students all worked together really well? Do you think that classes have their own personalities? I first learned about the concept of … Continue reading

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What Teachers Inspired You?

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

One of my most memorable teachers was a high school English teacher. Thomas Donovan had been teaching for nearly forty years and was in his sixties when I had him as a 14-year-old student. He was what today we would … Continue reading

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