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Teacher and teacher trainer, Aleksandra Jevtović talks about her Image Conference experience in Lisbon. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? I liked that the images, be it moving or still, were colourful and beautiful to look at, touching and funny, thought-provoking and powerful. The activities based on those images were creative and engaging and

Celeste Simões, teacher, materials writer and teacher trainer talks about her Image Conference experience and her workshop delivered with  Helena Oliveira What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The sharing of ideas was the most important thing for me. Lifelong learning is necessary to keep you updated and informed in a professional sense, but

  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

  Evan Frendo is a Business English and ESP specialist who is afrequent speaker at conferences, he also travels regularly in Europe and Asia to run courses or to work as a consultant. He has written numerous in-house courses for multinationals, and has also published several books, including the well-known How to teach Business English

  Hugh Dellar is a teacher and teacher trainer based in London. He is the co-author of the Outcomes and Innovations series and the online teacher development course, Teaching Lexically. He is currently working on a methodology book for DELTA also entitled Teaching Lexically as well as a second edition of Outcomes and some ELT

  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

  Jane Arnold is Professor of Language Teaching Methodology at the University of Seville.  Among her publications are Affect in Language Learning (CUP),  Meaningful Action, Earl  Stevick’s Influence on Language Teaching (CUP)  and Imagine That! Mental Imagery in the EFL Classroom  (Helbling Languages). Jane will be speaking about the use of mental imagery in the

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

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 Image Conference founder Kieran Donaghy talks about his plenary session, Short and Sweet: Using Short Films to Promote Creativity and Communication at The Image Conference Brasilia on 25th October. Kieran’s site on the use of film in language teaching Film English recently won a British Council ELTons Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources.  

    Teacher, teacher trainer and education technology expert David Deubelbeiss talks about his session at The Image Conference, Brasilia Video in the ELT Classroom. David is the Director of Education at English Central possibly the best website for learning English.     [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YxDOauJd64&w=640&h=480]

    Award-winning author, teacher, trainer and gaming expert Kyle Mawer talks about his experience at The Image Conference.   1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? Not only to have the chance to see a lot of interesting images    and     learn how teachers are using them but also to meet a

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

 Tim Kelly, a teacher and trainer based at Internationa l House Córdoba, Spain, talks about his experience as a delegate at The Image Conference.   1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The buzz from meeting up with like-minded ELT people who had decided to support this new initiative. Talking face to face

  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 and materials writer Fiona Mauchline answers The Image Conference Questionnaire. Your favourite video and image websites: This is a no-brainer, really J My favourite image site is obviously www.eltpics.com along with the blog Take a photo and… – what else could I say? I tend to use youtube and vimeo for videos of

Teacher, trainer and blogger Steve Muir talks about his session at The Image Conference. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTzf7BuA03o?rel=0] Find out more about Steve and his session here.   Telly Learning Steve Muir British Council 16.15 – 17.15 Room 11 In this practical workshop we will look at a range of classroom activities inspired by clips from short

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 materials writer John Hughes answers The Image Conference Questionnaire. Your favourite film to use in class: When I do workshops on using videos, participants always suggest new films which then become my current favourites. As I tend to specialize in Business English teaching, the short film ‘Signs’ (directed by Patrick Hughes, no

Language teacher, researcher, teacher trainer, graphic designer and illustrator Paul Driver talks about his session at The Image Conference.   [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ASZF7HaCM0]   Read more about Paul and his session here.   Pervasive Playfulness and Mobile Technologies for Embodied Language Learning Paul Driver 16.15 – 17.15 Room 13 Thanks to the rapidly increasing adoption of

Teacher, trainer and blogger Ian James talks about this session, Photo Opportunities, at The Image Conference in Barcelona  on Saturday 8th June. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NvVSZ6NCk8?rel=0] Read more about Ian and his session here.  Photo Opportunities Ian James UAB Idiomes 12.15 – 13.15 Room 13 Camera-equipped mobile devices, image-editing applications and photo-sharing platforms have led to a revolution

Teacher, trainer and award-winning writer Kyle Mawer answers The Image Conference Questionnaire. Your favourite film: Fave film is Pulp Fiction.   It’s one of those films I can watch again and again.  One day I plan to use the Easter egg and watch it in chronological order.  Astro Empires and Clash of Clans are two gamesites

Teacher, trainer and blogger Laura Vazquez answers The Image Conference Questionnaire. Your favourite film: I love Pixar videos, they work really well in class. . Your favourite film website to use in class): I use this short film site a lot: http://www.jamesonnotodofilmfest.com/     Why are you interested in using film / video in your

Award-winning writer, teacher and trainer Lindsay Clandfield answers The Image Conference questionnaire.   Your favourite game website:  My favourite game website is called Conquer Club. It’s basically the board game Risk, online. . Your favourite video to use in class: I know that it sounds like a plug, but recently I’ve loved using the Global

Ben Goldstein talks about his closing plenary session at The Image Conference in Barcelona on Saturday 8th June. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naP77pSZLPE?rel=0&w=640&h=480] You can read more about Ben and his session here.   The Moving Image: A history of video in ELT Closing plenary Ben Goldstein Richmond 19-00 – 20.00 From the BBC’s series Follow Me in the 1970s