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Tag Archives: TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo
The day before the start of a conference there is a sense of excitement in the air. The long hallways await the shuffle of feet from one session to the other; the many rooms are ready to accommodate the hundreds … Continue reading
I looked forward to the TESOL Convention in Dallas this year, even though I had to arrive late and in fact couldn’t get there until Saturday morning. By chance I walked right into the plenary, rather than the main entrance, … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! I am more excited than ever about the future of ESP because there is a growing need worldwide for communication skills in professional and academic settings. At TESOL 2013, I came across a wonderful book at the … Continue reading
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
Happy New Year! May 2013 be bright, beautiful, and full of promise for us all. It was my great honor to be invited to give a plenary at ORTESOL 2012 on 16 and 17 November. The theme of the Oregon … Continue reading
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.
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
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.
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