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.
Magdalena Wasilewska, whose session was on how to deal with a ‘multi stimuli’ generation in the ELT classroom, talks about her experience at the Image Conference in Valletta, Malta. 1.What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? Actually, I enjoyed almost everything. The venue, the speakers, the events. Highly professional. 2.How was The Image Conference
Magdalena Brzezinska, who talked about the use of art to promote peace, answers the post-conference questionnaire. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The conference was exactly what I was looking for. I’m always on the lookout for new applications of images in my classroom. My favorite speakers were: Kieran Donaghy (his
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
Ina S. Gray is the Head of Language Centre, University of Wismar, Germany. With a background in European Studies and higher education didactics, Ina has been working as a lecturer at the university’s Language Centre since 2008. Her passion lies in the psychology of teaching and learning. In Ina’s session at The Image Conference
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
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
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 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
The lovely Fiona Mauchline, teacher, trainer, materials writer and ELT Pics curator, talks about her experience as a speaker and delegate at The Image Conference. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The people, the place, the buzz, not too much overload in terms of choice of session, the focus on a more
Ela Wassell, a Polish English language teacher based in the UK, attended The Image Conference and talks about her experience here. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? I loved the fact that it was held in Barcelona! I’ve always wanted to visit this city. The venue was amazing. I enjoyed the
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
Carlos Martin, director of studies and teacher in La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain, talks about his experience at The Image Conference. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The amount of different options to work with the image in the classroom. 2. How was The Image Conference different from other conferences you’ve
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 Ben Goldstein answers The Image Conference Questionnaire. Your favourite video website: Short of the week http://www.shortoftheweek.com/ is a good place to go for short films to use in class. It’s user-friendly as it allows you to refine your search in terms of genre, style and topic. Meanwhile for edgier and
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