Teacher, trainer and coursebook writer, Ben Goldstein, talks about his Image Conference experience in Lisbon. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The variety of presentations – from talks covering academic research to hands-on workshops. How was The Image Conference different from other conferences you’ve been to? There were
Flipped classroom teacher, Frank McGirr, answers the post-Image Conference questionnaire. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? Meeting like minded teachers. I work at an institution where most teachers stick rigidly to course books. While attempting to meet the diverse needs of individual students, in a variety of countries, course books
Helena Oliveira and Celeste Simões are both Portugal-based teachers and trainers. Here they talk about their session “The Power of Images in the Classroom”, at the Image Conference in Lisbon on Friday 13th October. You don’t need to be a tech savvy to make your lessons more motivating for your students; the right image will
Rob Howard, who talked about how to use video effectively in ELT, answers the Image Conference questionnaire and talks about his experience in Valetta, Malta. 1.What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The networking with colleagues, the chance to share and hear new ideas. 2.How was The Image Conference different from other conferences
Tyson Seburn whose talk at the Image Conference in Valetta, Malta was titled Learner-sourced visuals: a higher level text’s best friend answers the post-conference questionnaire. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? It was getting together with old and new friends that was the most awesome, but also in Malta—what a location.
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.
Magdalena is a graduate of Warsaw University in Poland – Teacher Training College and Amercian Studies Center. She is a teacher with over 20 years of experience, DOS in a private school of English “Green Hills Academy”, a graduate of Teacher Trainer Academy – DOS- ELTea, Cambridge oral examiner, conference speaker, licenced tour guide.
Emma is the developer of the 2016 ELTons nominated “TEFL Preparation Course” from ELTcampus, an online platform she also co-founded and developed. She is an online learning developer, writer and has been an English teacher since 1999 and is currently involved with CLIL. She is a practicing artist with a degree in Fine Arts, a
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
Writer, editor and film producer Anna Whitcher answers The Image Conference Questionnaire. Your favourite film/work of art/video game: My favorite movie of all time is Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo. I saw it for the first time when I was about 15 years old in a classic movie theater here in my native San Francisco, and
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
Trainer, coach and materials writer Daniel Barber talks about his session on the role of neuroscience and brain imaging in language teaching in this fascinating video. You can read more about Daniel and his session at The Image Conference below. Functionally Resonant: the magnetic allure of brain imaging Daniel Barber has about 89 billion neurons
Award-winning writer and co-founder of The Round, Lindsay Clandfield, answers The Image Conference questionnaire. Your favourite film/work of art/video game: Film? Maybe The Godfather, but there are many. Work of art? Don’t have one. Video game? Half Life / Total War Rome Your favourite video to use in class: I love using Breathe, a