Andréia Zakime, who talked about the effectiveness of the use of images in engaging students in the practice of English outside the classroom, talks about her experience at the Image Conference in Valetta, Malta. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? Getting together and exchanging ideas with professionals who are interested in making better
Candy Fresacher, who looked at the importance of colour in language education, talks about her experience at the Image Conference in Valetta, Malta. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? I liked the fact that it was a very specific conference that really dealt in detail with the visual in the EFL classroom.
Andréia Zakime is a teacher, teacher trainer and course designer. She works at the Academic Department of Cultura Inglesa São Paulo and holds an MA in Publishing and Editorial Design. Andréia has a keen interest in the use of student-generated content to enable learners to act as protagonists in the learning process.
Fiona Mauchline is a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer based in Cáceres. She regularly teacher-trains in Spain and other countries, and her publications include Interface and Motivate (for ESO, Macmillan) and Motivate for Bachillerato (Edelvives). She writes or runs 4 blogs (including macappella and Take a photo and…), and co-curates #Eltpics, a creative
Claire Hart combines Business English teaching in the tertiary and corporate sectors with a variety of materials development projects. As a materials writer, Claire specializes in creating digital content and adapting print materials for digital contexts. Here Claire answers The Image Conference questionnaire. Your favourite film: I don’t have one favourite film, but I
We are delighted to announce that the keynote speakers at The Image Conference organised in conjunction with MELTA in Munich, Germany on 5th December will be Ceri Jones, Hugh Dellar, Jane Arnold, Paul Driver, Anna Whitcher, Fiona Mauchline, and Kieran Donaghy. All of the speakers are leading experts and practitioners in the use of images in language
We are delighted to announce that Ceri Jones will be the opening plenary speaker at the fourth edition of The Image Conference in Munich on 5th December. Ceri is a teacher, trainer and materials writer who has worked in ELT for over 25 years in Italy, Hungary, Spain and the UK. She is now mainly involved
We are delighted to announce that the fourth edition of The Image Conference organised by the Munich English Language Teachers’ Association is being held at the Gasteig in Munich, Germany on Saturday 5th December. The conference, which is the only event dedicated exclusively to the use of images in language teaching, will bring together leading
1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The best thing about this conference and the first conference in Barcelona was the huge variety of talks. There are so many interpretations on how to use images for language learning and I felt that all the speakers I saw gave a unique
Anna Whitcher talks about her experience as a speaker and delegate at The Image Conference. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? What I liked most about The Image Conference was the sense of familiarity the group had throughout the day and also the cohesiveness of the program. Coming from so far
Teacher, trainer and materials writer Samantha Lewis talks about her experience as a speaker and delegate at The Image Conference Córdoba. Thank you to Samantha for her great answers. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? It was a chance to come away with lots of practical, creative ideas and thought-provoking at the
180 delegates from throughout Europe enjoyed the third edition of The Image Conference, the only language learning conference in the world exclusively on the use of images, in the beautiful city of Córdoba. Many delegates have commented on the impressive line-up and how well the conference was organised. The efficient organisation is down
Teacher, trainer and writer Ceri Jones answers The Image Conference questionnaire. Your favourite film/work of art/video game: I’m hopeless at answering any questions with “favourite” in them but the one that bubbles to the top is Daunbailo (Down by Law) by Jim Jarmusch. I love the use of black and white and the play on
In this video teacher, trainer and writer talks about his session with editor and film producer Anna Whithcer, A Visual Manifesto for Language Teaching, at The Image Conference in Córdoba on 22nd November. You can find out more about Kieran and Anna, and their session below. Kieran Donaghy Kieran Donaghy
In this video the founder of The Image Conference, Kieran Donaghy, talks about the impressive line up at the event in Córdoba on 22nd November.
Teacher and materials writer answers The Image Conference questionnaire. Your favourite film/work of art/video game: Double Indemnity / portraits by Hans Holbein (among others too numerous to mention) / Tomb raider (last and only one I played properly) . Your favourite video to use in class: Who Am I? Think
Professor, teacher trainer and materials writer Donna Fields gives us an insight into her fascinating talk at The Image Conference in this video. You can find out more about Donna and her talk below. Donna Fields has a doctorate in folktales, is a professor and consultant at the Valencian International University, and is
Teacher, trainer and materials writer Samantha Lewis answers The Image Conference questionnaire. Your favourite film/work of art/video game: I don’t have a favourite film – too many to choose from. A couple of great ones which immediately spring to mind are “Life is beautiful” and “Once”. .Your favourite video to use
The final version of the programme for The Image Conference Córdoba, which will be held on Saturday 22nd November, is now ready. The line up is very impressive and includes renowned experts in the field of images in language learning such as Jamie Keddie, Nina Lauder, Ben Goldstein, Lindsay Clandfield, Anna Whitcher, Ceri Jones, Fiona
Digital consultant Shaun Wilden answers the Image Conference questionnaire. Your favourite film/work of art/video game I don’t have a favourite film I am afraid, I actually rarely watch film, if I may cheat then my favourite thing to watch is Doctor Who and my all time favourite episode of that is Planet of the
The programme for the third edition of The Image Conference, the only conference in the world exclusively on the use of images in ELT, to be held in Córdoba, Spain on 22nd November is now available. The line-up is impressive, full of leading experts in the use of photos, art, video, films and video games
The third edition of The Image Conference organised by International House is being held at the Hotel Eurostars Palace in Córdoba, Spain on Saturday 22nd November. In the inaugural conference delegates were able to experience the beautiful art-noveau architecture of Barcelona; the second conference took place amid the Oscar Niemeyer designed civic buildings of Brasilia,
The Second Edition of The Image Conference is taking place in Brasilia, Brazil on Friday 25th October. The event has been organised by the Brasilia Chapter of Braztesol and has the support of the IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG. Braztesol have put together a very impressive lineup of speakers who are all experts in the
Jodi Ellen Stolzenbach is a freelance English instructor based in Hamburg, Germany. She attended The Image Conference and talks about her experience here. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The Image Conference was an important experience for me as a new freelance EFL teacher (in Hamburg, Germany) looking for a sense of
Teacher, trainer and writer Ceri Jones talks about her experience as both a speaker and delegate at The Image Conference. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? So many things, but mainly the way it flowed so easily and naturally from session to session, with enough time in between to talk to old
Ceri Jones gives us a teaser for her session Unleashing the Power of Images at The Image Conference in Barcelona on 8th June. [slideshare id=22592624&doc=unleashingthepowerofimagesteaser-130607034942-phpapp01] Read more about Ceri and her session here. Unleashing the Power of Images Keynote Ceri Jones Richmond 15.00 – 16.00 Aula magna From digital cameras to mental
Teacher, trainer, presenter and writer Jamie Keddie talks about his plenary session at The Image Conference. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCnJjPgvTME?rel=0] You can read more about Jamie and his session here. Visual literacy in ELT Opening plenary session Jamie Keddie 09.30 – 10.30 Aula magna Throughout our lives, we are the unwitting subjects of an onslaught of images.
Teacher, trainer and writer Ceri Jones talks about herself and her session at The Image Conference. Your favourite film: I always find any question with “favourite” in it so difficult to answer. My mind immediately either goes blank and I either can’t even think of one example or a huge list parades before my inner