Introducing this issue of HLT Magazine
2009 is a special year for Pilgrims as we celebrate our 35th anniversary as leaders in Humanistic Teaching and Teacher Training and the 10th anniversary of HLT.
To celebrate these achievements we are holding a major one-week conference here in the UK this August:
HUMANISTIC TEACHING IN THE 21st CENTURY
16-22 AUGUST 2009
UNIVERSITY OF KENT, CANTERBURY, UK
This one week event includes:
Five One-hour plenary sessions from some of the world's leading ELT experts - Michael McCarthy, Alan Maley, Jane Arnold, Tessa Woodward and Mario Rinvolucri.
Three Four and a half-hour Workshop Cycles from experts such as Luke Prodromou, Adrian Underhill, Adrian Tennant, Bonnie Tsai, Hanna Kryszewska, Sheelagh Deller, Paul Davis, Chaz Pugliese, Tim Bowen, Gill Johnson, Mark Almond, Marie Delaney, Eleanor Watts and Christine Frank.
Two 'Open' Seminars for networking and debating, three Evening Events and an end of Conference dinner.
This conference not only gives you the opportunity to meet and work with the world's leading ELT experts, you will also be living with and networking with like-minded colleagues for a whole week. You really cannot afford to miss this opportunity!
As expected, places are filling already so you need to book your place now!
Visit www.pilgrims.co.uk/conference or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Exploring L2 Learners’ Cultural Awareness: Explaining Chinese (L1) Cultural Keywords in English
Wei-Wei Shen, Taiwan
- Genre-based Approach for Teaching English Factual Writing
Ji Lingzhu, China
- China EFL: What is Holistic English?
Niu Qiang and Martin Wolff, China
- Electronic Games (eGames) in the Language Classroom
Marko Maglic, Germany
selected by Hanna Kryszewska, Poland
- Issues in Writing Articles for Teachers: Suggestions for Language Instructors
Ezana Habte-Gabr, Ethiopia
- Intercultural Dialogue and the Quality of Language Knowledge
Marija Liudvika Drazdauskiene, Lithuania
- When Teachers Fail
Mario Rinvolucri, Pilgrims, UK
- No Time for Football Only Ball Practice!
Andrew Wright, Hungary
- Odd Occurrences in Media Land and Why I am Teaching in the Media Today
Nicholas Jensen, UK
- Memory, Music and Emotion in Learning
Danny Singh, UK
- Off the Beaten Path: Creative Writing Exercises
Hall Houston, Taiwan
- Heart of the Matter: Elbow Room
Lou Spaventa, US
- Building Nests in Our Classrooms
Ana Maria F. Barcelos, Brazil
Excerpts from Modern Spoken Discourse
Simon Marshall, UK
- Using Songs in the English Classroom
Hans Mol, Australia
- The Village Elders - a Language Plant Lesson
David Warr, UK
- The Coffee Experience
Danny Singh, UK
Teaching English in Denmark - Some Observations from Comenius Assistantship
Anna Ćwidak, Poland
- Double Review of Academic English Publications: First Steps in Academic Writing and Introduction to Academic Writing
reviewed by Neil Mcbeath, UK
- Help! I’m a Teacher, Not a Therapist: 5 Good Reasons to Read "Teaching the Unteachable" by Marie Delaney
review by Brigitte Mager, Germany
- "The Art of Foreign Language Teaching: Improvisation and Drama in Teacher Development" by Peter Lutzker, Francke Verlag, 2007
reviewed by Mario Rinvolucri, UK
The Immortal Chant
Pilgrims 35th Anniversary Conference
“Activities for Interactive Whiteboards” by Daniel Martin. Helbling Languages
Daniel Martin, Spain
- Dirge Without Music
Edna St. Vincent Millay, US
- The Conditional Poem
Mohammed Arroub, Syria
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