Archive | 2011

British Council Bulgaria online teacher training courses

Teachers of English who live outside Sofia or have a very busy schedule, can now register for the British Council Bulgaria new online courses. Following the great success of the first online courses in the autumn  of 2011, the British Council Bulgaria are now registering for the second series starting on 13 February 2012. The [...]

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Official representative call – Belgrade 2012

Dear BETA Member, This is our next call for an official representative – this time for the 10th ELTA IATEFL Conference ‘Teaching outside the box’ (for reference: http://elta.org.rs/new/elta-conferences/10th-annual-elta-conference/ ). As an official representative, your conference registration fee, accommodation and meals will be covered by ELTA Serbia . The travel expenses (up to 200 BGN) will be [...]

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Official representative call – Thessaloniki 2012

Dear BETA Member, Our partner association TESOL Macedonia-Thrace Northern Greece are preparing for their 19th   Annual International Conference ‘Experimentation – that’s the name of the game’ , which will take place in Thessaloniki on 10-11 March 2012. (for reference: http://www.tesolmacthrace.org/convention.html ). According to the partnership agreement, BETA will send one official representative whose conference [...]

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European Children’s Travelling Language Library

The European Children’s Travelling Language Library http://www.eulib.eu/ is a European Union funded education project. It is targeted at children who have recently started to learn a foreign language to: Exposure them to the rich heritage of European languages and cultures Be motivated to learn languages Build a love of reading as the best form of [...]

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10th Jubilee LATEUM Conference “Linguistics and ELT Today: Tradition and Innovation”

Many years ago, at IATEFL East in 2001 in Plovdiv, I received an invitation from the President of LATEUM (Linguistic Association of the Teachers of English at the University of Moscow) to present at their conference. This year I was invited again to participate in their 10th conference. As a member of BETA I applied [...]

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Pilgrims, UK & University of Veliko Turnovo Teacher Training Workshop

Pilgrims, UK & the University of Veliko Turnovo will be holding a teacher training workshop on 25th November 2011. The participants will have the opportunity to work with the Pilgrims trainer Tim Bowen. Time: 14.00-17.00 Venue: University of Veliko Turnovo (Rectorate), room 2 Contact: s.velikova@gmail.com A representative from the BETA-IATEFL Committee will be available to [...]

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Trinity College London Second National Teachers Conference

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the Trinity College London Second National Teachers Conference. The sessions will take place in Sofia and Varna. 2 November 2011 – Sofia 4 November 2011 – Varna Topics include: Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE) & Integrated Skills in English (ISE). The speaker is Nigel McEwen, Trinity College [...]

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BETA-IATEFL 2012 Competition

DEAR BETA MEMBERS, We are happy to announce the FOURTH ROUND OF BETA COMPETITION open to all of you who would like to give it a try. The topic this year will be Cultural Awareness. We believe that there will be many members of BETA who are ready to prepare a lesson or a teacher [...]

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Live video transmission of the ECML conference on 29 September- 1 October 2011

Over 200 language education specialists from all over Europe and from Canada will participate in the closing conference of the “Empowering Language Professionals (2008-2011)” European Centre for Modern Languages Programme that will take place on 29 September – 1 October 2011. The event will present the results of 23 projects within the Centre’s  programme ‘Empowering [...]

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Intercultural learning (ICL) – What is it?

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