In our third post from the Malta ELT conference in October 2019, Aleksandra Popovski discusses the purpose of ELT materials. In my plenary at the 8th ELT Council Malta Conference, I talked about the purpose of ELT materials, i.e. the three Es of materials writing: to engage, educate, and empower learners through materials. […]
In this blog post, Ilá Coimbra and James Taylor follow up on some of the questions that were raised in the Q&A section at the end of the MaWSIG meets TDSIG webinar: Making materials on topics that are excluded from mainstream coursebooks, which was held on 11 October 2019. You can find a recording of […]
Cheryl Palin gives a few clues as to what she’ll be talking about in her Pre-Conference Event talk at IATEFL, 1 April 2019, Liverpool (UK). See who else is talking at the joint MaWSIG-LitSIG Joint PCE here. Tickets are available here. Whose advice will be featured in Cheryl’s talk Taking a leaf out of the books of great […]
Helen Holwill and Nicola Prentis preview their talk How to Write Graded Readers (a.k.a. Get Paid to Write Fiction), which they’ll be giving at the Pre-Conference Event at IATEFL, 1 April 2019, Liverpool (UK). See who else is talking at the MaWSIG–LitSIG Joint PCE here. Tickets are available here.
In this post, Henning Rossa and Karoline Wirbatz follow up on some of the questions that participants asked during their recent webinar, What about creating CLIL materials? You can watch a recording of their webinar here. In their answers, Henning and Karoline discuss the focus of CLIL assessment in Germany, adapting authentic materials using the ‘4S’ approach, and the teaching […]