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Becoming a TESOL Ambassador

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

Let me begin with an anecdote. My teaching career started when I was 18 but without any experience. During my initial days as a teacher, I had no idea what all those teaching methods—CLT, learner-centered, task-based—meant, and, thus, chiefly employed … Continue reading

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Attending TESOL 2018: Focus on Second Language Writing

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

The 2018 TESOL Convention in Chicago is only a few weeks away, and I am happy to see a lot of helpful suggestions on conference attendance offered by my fellow TESOL bloggers. A couple of years ago, I also wrote … Continue reading

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Three Tips for First-Time Convention Attendees

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

In 2014, I was able to attend the TESOL Convention for the first time in Portland, Oregon. I had been to quite a few national and local conferences and conventions, but being part of an international convention truly exceeded my … Continue reading

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An Insider’s Guide to Attending TESOL 2018

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

As I look forward to attending TESOL 2018 in Chicago, I thought I would share with you an insider’s guide to participating and getting the most out of the convention.

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Making the Most of TESOL 2018

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

With the breadth, depth, and wealth of knowledge that goes into each TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, attending one can be among the most rewarding experiences a teacher has all year. The insights and inquiries that arise from … Continue reading

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