Tag Archives: TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo

TESOL 2014 for ESPers Worldwide!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! The TESOL 2014 International Convention & English Language Expo is taking place from 26–29 March in Portland, Oregon, USA! How do you get the most out of the convention? My suggestion is that you conduct a personal … Continue reading

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Preconvention Thoughts

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

Elena Shvidko will be blogging live from Portland during the 2014 convention. Look for her posts! A couple of months ago, when I was preparing the next issue of our graduate program newsletter at Purdue University, I asked Aya Matsuda—one … Continue reading

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The Future of English Language Teaching and Learning Locally and Globally

Deena Boraie
Deena Boraie

Dr. Boraie will deliver the Presidential Keynote address titled, “Next Generation ELT: Voices of TESOLers” at the TESOL 2014 International Convention & English Language Expo, 8 am, Friday, 28 March 2014. With my country, Egypt, going through many changes affecting all areas … Continue reading

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That’s a Good Question!

Diane Larsen-Freeman
Diane Larsen-Freeman

Dr. Larsen-Freeman will deliver a keynote address titled, “Complexity Theory: Renewing Our Understanding of Language, Learning, and Teaching” at the TESOL 2014 International Convention & English Language Expo, 8 am, Saturday, 29 March. When one of our students asks us something we … Continue reading

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2013 TESOL Graduate Student Forum: A Welcome Start to TESOL

Amy Walton and Erin Todey
Amy Walton and Erin Todey

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

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Remembering the Ghosts of TESOL Past and Renewing Friendships at TESOL 2013

Thomas Leverett
Thomas Leverett

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

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Global Resources in ESP: Two books on Professional Communication

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

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

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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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TESOL Board Member Lillian Wong Addresses ORTESOL12

Lillian L. C. Wong
Lillian L. C. Wong

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

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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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