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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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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Use Technology Creatively!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! In Japan, it really feels like spring is here.  The weather is warm, the trees are green, and the birds outside my window are . . . My apologies for getting off track.  It’s just the effect … Continue reading

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TESOL Releases White Paper on Language Teaching Policies and Practices

Craig Triplett
Craig Triplett

TESOL International Association has recently inaugurated a series of white papers, research briefs, and policy briefs. Written by thought leaders in the field, these documents will enable the association to share its perspective on emerging issues in English language teaching and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend TESOL Advocacy Day 2012

John Segota
John Segota

If you’re a member of TESOL International Association, you have likely heard about advocacy and the importance of getting involved. A key opportunity is coming up 18-19 June in Washington, D.C., at TESOL Advocacy Day 2012. Why get involved? Participants in … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Your Students are an Important Resource!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! One of the main types of “principled ESP” training that I have done in Japan is with very small classes (of one or two students).  The students are of a very high level (e.g., attended graduate school … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: An ESP Article to be Shared Worldwide!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! In the TESOL ESP IS, we are grateful for the opportunity to publish in the journal of the IATEFL English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group titled Professional and Academic English that Mark Krzanowski, Prithvi Shrestha, and the … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: The TESOL Resource Center

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

At the ESP IS Open Meeting at TESOL 2012, Sarah Sahr, TESOL professional development manager, announced that the TESOL Resource Center (TRC) would make some resources available free of charge to everyone in the world – members and nonmembers of … Continue reading

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Professional Development: Everyday Options for the Overscheduled and Underfunded

Korey Marquez
Korey Marquez

Last week,  TESOL professionals from around the world gathered at the 2012 TESOL convention to exchange ideas and information about English language teaching. The end of the convention should not signal the end of professional development, however. Continuing to build our skills … Continue reading

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Free CALL Conference Webcasts

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers

The CALL-IS is hosting several free webcasts during the TESOL conference starting tomorrow.  If you’re at the conference, you can attend these live events.

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PCI on Teaching Pronunciation

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers

Dear Readers, Last year, I attended the pre-conference institute (PCI) on teaching pronunciation that focused on vowel quality and suprasegmentals.  Shirley Thompson and Karen Taylor of English Language Training Solutions, LLC, provided the workshop.  I learned about the concepts of … Continue reading

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