Iatefl Online - Brighton 2011
How can we define what we do when we “teach” English to corporate clients? There are many different terms used in the business world: teacher, trainer, facilitator, coach, strategist, consultant. What do they mean? Don’t we do something similar?
The last few years have seen the publication of thought-provoking research on reading skills, e.g. Khalifa and Weir (2008-9) and Grabe (2009). These studies indicate that the effectiveness of the ‘subskills’ approach is in doubt, e.g. teaching learners how to skim and read for gist.
Strange Seas of Thought: Literal Meaning and Language Teaching
Saturday 16th April, 2011 09.15 - 10.30 [Auditorium 2]
Nik and Rob interview Marjorie Rosenberg
In a world of increasing communicative complexity, where the boundaries between nations, institutions and disciplines are increasingly porous, how can ESP teachers and course designers deal with ever-shifting demands in the multicultural and multilingual workplace?