Archive | 2012

7th National Multilingual Competition, Blagoevgrad 2012

From 16-17 November 2012, the 7th National Multilingual Competition was held in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The event brought together 136 students from all over Bulgaria. The students visited the Panitza university library at the American University in Blagoevgrad, which is the largest English-language library in Southeast Europe. At the welcome concert, held in the Nikola Vaptsarov [...]

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E-Newsletter, Issue 3 (November-December 2012)

In the current issue: Editorial (p.3) Applying Wiki Social Software to Motivate the Students and Increase the Quality of Training in Doing English Grammar Tests (p.4) Easy Does It: VOA Special English – A Multimedia Online Power Tool (p.11) English in Deprived Circumstances (p.21) SEETA News (p.29) Report on the 12th National ATECR Conference (p.31) [...]

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8th International and 12th National ATECR conference, Hradec Králové 2012

The 8th  International and 12thNational ATECR conference took place from 14 to15 September 2012 in the picturesque historic town of Hradec Králové 2012 , in North-Eastern Bohemia, the Czech Republic. It was housed in a convenient place in the centre of the town – the new building of the Pedagogical Faculty, University of Hradec Králové, which seemed [...]

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Call for contributions to the BETA-IATEFL E-Newsletter

Dear Colleagues, We would love to receive your contributions to the next issues of the E-Newsletter of the Bulgarian English Teachers’ Association, ISSN 1314-6874 ( http://www.beta-iatefl.org/category/blog-enewsletter/ ) Please send us your contributions before: 30 October 2012 for the November – December 2012 Issue on the topic area: “Web-based teaching of languages”; 26 December 2012 for [...]

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E-Newsletter, Issue 2 (September-October 2012)

In the current issue: Editorial (p.3) From the BETA-IATEFL President (p.4) BETA-IATEFL 2012 Key Speaker: Adrian Underhill (p.6) Reading Encouragement Conference (p.9) Teacher Training Opportunities (p.12) European Day of Languages  (p.15) Forthcoming Events in the World of ELT (p.16) Feature Article: Beauty in Suggestopedic Language Teaching and Learning, by Vanina Bodurova (p.20) Writing for the [...]

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E-Newsletter, Issue 1 (July-August 2012)

In the current issue: Welcome (p. 2) 21st BETA-IATEFL Conference in a snapshot (p.3) Interview with the plenary speakers of the 21st BETA-IATEFL Conference (p.7) 22nd BETA-IATEFL Annual International Conference, Varna 2013 (p. 10) Belgarde, Here I Come!, by Tsvetelena Taralova (p.11) Bulgarian National Spelling Bee Competitition, by Tsvetelena Taralova (p.14) Generations Hand in Hand, [...]

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New online courses from the British Council

Since October 2011 over 170 teachers of English had enrolled for the online courses and those who were successful received certificates from the British Council. The British Council expands the range of the courses with one for teachers who teach subjects in English: CLIL Essentials (Content and Language Integrated Learning) The course is for primary [...]

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A black belt at learning from experience

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Multilingualism in the classroom (based on the MULTEMO Project)

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Make pronunciation physical, visible, audible! A multi-experience approach

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