Archive | 2008

The Bulgarian Society for British Studies 13th annual Conference

The Bulgarian Society for British Studies (BSBS) http://www.writingacademia.org/bsbs held its 13th annual conference on November 7-9th, 2008 in Sofia. The aim of the conference was to shed light on the impact of global processes on communication. The topic of the Conference – Discourses Of Globalisation – was approached from different perspectives among which language policies; language [...]

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Two Conferences – One Goal

The 6th Annual Conference of the Serbian English Teachers Association (ELTA) was held in the capital city Belgrade on 30th May- 1st June under the title: The Classroom that Beats the Odds. It was organized with the support of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Serbia, the British Council and the American Embassy. [...]

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2008 BETA Competition results

There were 5 competition entries sent to BETA Commiitee for evaluation as follows: Author Lesson Title Bistra Vasileva 21st Century Taboos Eleonora Lazarova Cultural Learning Lesson Iglika Bachvarova What Do They Eat? Tsvetelena Taralova Parents – Children Relationships at home and in the film “Cat on a Hot  Tin Roof” Yuliya Parvanova Fresh Waters of [...]

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Report from Varna language conference

Fifth International Conference THE LANGUAGE – A PHENOMENON WITHOUT FRONTIERS 12 – 14 June 2008, Varna Medical University About the venue Varna – our third biggest city and busiest Black Sea port is not just a beautiful place, not just a centre of economic, commercial, tourist and cultural activity but also a centre of a busy [...]

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How can we moodle together

I COULD BE IN GREECE! The people I’ve just arrived in Sofia and I can already  hear Greek being spoken around me. When I ask a grinning  clerk at the train station where I can get a bus to the city centre he  immediately leaves his booth  to walk with me to the bus stop [...]

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Technology and Collaborative Learning – The Teaching of Writing

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Les Visiteurs or Lost in Translation

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Lesson planning? It can’t be that difficult!

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Making grammar lessons fun

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A European project for teaching languages through national stories

Towards Awareness Raising of Multicultural and Multilingual Europe while Teaching Foreign Languages to Young Learners The Comenius 2.1. project, subsidized by the European Commission puts into practice the idea that Languages should be bridges not barriers between people in Europe as Mr Orban, commissioner for multilingualism has stated. The project lasted 3 years and a [...]

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