ATECR Official Representative Call

Dear BETA Member, The Association of Teachers of English of the Czech Republic (ATECR) has invited you to participate in its 12th International and 16th National ATECR Conference, ELT SIGNSPOST 2017, which will take place on 8-9 September 2017 in Brno. The main topics include modern technology in ELT, teaching English to different age groups, [...]

PLENARY SPEAKER: CECILIA ODÉ

Cecilia Odé received her education in Slavic Linguistics and Phonetics at Amsterdam University. After her PhD (Leiden 1989) on a fundamental study of Russian intonation, she continued her work on Russian intonation at the Institute for Perception Research (Eindhoven) and on Indonesian prosody at Leiden University. In 1993 she joined the (WOTRO) Irian Jaya Studies [...]

FEATURED SPEAKER: KRYSTYNA DROŹDZIAŁ-SZELEST

Krystyna Droździał-Szelest, vice-president of Modern Languages Association of Poland (PTN), is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland. She teaches MA and PhD seminars in English Language Teaching methodology, applied linguistics and educational psychology. Her PhD and Post-PhD degrees, obtained from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, are both [...]

Call for contributions to BETA-IATEFL E-Newsletter (March – April 2017)

Dear Colleagues, We would like to invite you to contribute to the March – April 2017 issue of the BETA-IATEFL E-Newsletter (ISSN 1314-6874). Please send your contributions to the editors at beta.iateflbg@gmail.com by 20 April 2017. Submissions received after this date will be considered for publication in the subsequent issues of the E-Newsletter . Your [...]

9th Round of BETA Competition

Dear Colleagues, We are happy to announce the 9th round of BETA competition open to all of you who would like to give it a try. This year the conference is dedicated to Learning and teaching languages: Creating bridges to the future; the aim of this year’s event is to exchange practical ideas and research [...]

E-Newsletter, Issue 27 (January – February 2017)

In the current issue Editors’ Corner (p. 3) Terrae Incognitae: Learner Autonomy and Gamification (Christian Ludwig) (p. 4) What Not to Do to Get Students Reading (Mark Bartholomew) (p. 18) It Can Take No Tech to Kill a Mockingbird (Reneta Stoimenova)  (p. 22) Introducing a Classic Lesson Plan for Two Texts on Discrimination (Bill Templer)  [...]

BETA HAPPY DAY

УВАЖАЕМИ ПРЕПОДАВАТЕЛИ ПО АНГЛИЙСКИ ЕЗИК, Тази година Българската асоциация на преподавателите по английски език обявява „ЩАСТЛИВ“ ДЕН на 01.03.2017 г. Тези от Вас, които подадат формуляр за членство (виж http://www.beta-iatefl.org/join-us/) на beta.iateflbg@gmail.com точно на указаната дата, ще подновят членството си или ще станат членове на нашата асоциация с „щастливата“ такса от 15 лв. вместо редовната [...]

Call for contributions to BETA-IATEFL E-Newsletter (January – February 2017)

Dear Colleagues, We would like to invite you to contribute to the January – February 2017 issue of the BETA-IATEFL E-Newsletter (ISSN 1314-6874). Please send your contributions to the editors at beta.iateflbg@gmail.com before 15 February 2017. Submissions received after this date will be considered for publication in the subsequent issues of the E-Newsletter . Your [...]

E-Newsletter, Issue 26 (November – December 2016)

In the current issue Editors’ Corner  (p. 3) Results from a Needs Assessment of English Language Education in Bulgaria (Jesse Kiendl) (p. 6) Two Mini-fictions by Jacob A. Riis on Immigrants in Extreme Poverty (Bill Templer) (p. 29) Intercultural Communication and the Film Spanglish (Tsvetelena Taralova) (p. 47) Re-imagining Teaching or 9th ELTAM Biannual International [...]

TESOL MThN Greece Official Representative Call

Dear BETA Member, The current TESOL Macedonia-Thrace Northern Greece Executive Committee has invited you to participate in its 24th Annual International Convention: “Teachers, Trends, Techniques: A world of change”, which will take place at the American College of Thessaloniki on 11th & 12th February 2017.   For further information visit the following website: http://www.tesolmacedoniathrace.org/2016/10/tesol-macedonia-thrace-northern-greece.html According [...]