Teachers’ Conference 2011 

'Finding a voice - Linking the learner and the outside world'

Saturday, 4th June

Salford City College
Worsley, Greater Manchester 



10.00 – 17.15

Talks, Workshops and Discussions - see below

Refreshments and Lunch

Publishers and Organisations Exhibition

CV and CPD Clinic

Prize Draw 

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Free Parking - Close to Buses and Trains 
5 minutes walk from 'Walkden' Train Station
Bus numbers 12, 68, 293 and 556 stop outside the centre.   Bus numbers 12, 31, 36, 38, 39, 68, 293, 550, 551, 553 and 685 all stop near to the Walkden Centre.

Salford City College
Walkden Sixth Form Centre
Greater Manchester
M28 7QD

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                                  Contributors & related links 2011:

·       PHILIDA SCHELLEKENS – Breaking a barrier to communicating with the outside world – a focus on listening skills. 
LINK: Handout

·       SARAH TELFER & DANIELA BACOVA – Enhancing student interaction – drama in the ESOL classroom 
LINKS: Presentation 1  Handout  Story images   
 Task sheet

·       RICHARD GRESSWELL - Making and Sharing Video Clips with English Language Learners 
LINK: Presentation    Richard's blog re NATESOL

·       PHILIDA SCHELLEKENS - Plenary follow-up and workshop on how we can link the learner to the outside world 

·       JESSICA FRYE – Bringing You Tube into the classroom - Making use of short films in the EFL classroom 
LINKS:  Link to FILTA website

·       DR JON WRIGHT - Photocopy free projects that work in class 
LINK:  Presentation

·       PETE SHARMA - Teaching and learning in the digital age 
LINKS: Link to Pete Sharma resources

·       PANEL DISCUSSION – The future of ESOL in the UK 

·       PHIL BIRD & MIKE HARRISON – Differentiated learning supported by technology 
LINKS: Google docs link     Word document

·       DAVID C. BYRNE – Poetry and ESOL
Listen to David C. Byrne:   
'Countable noun'        Interview

Links:   How to trigger sounds with Powerpoint 
(opens in Media Player)

                    Russell Stannard on recording with Audacity

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