NATESOL Teachers’ Conference 2013 (18th May).
‘Sounds interesting - innovative approaches to the teaching of the spoken language in second language learning'.
Dear NATESOL members, IATEFL PronSIG Members, publishers, and other interested parties,
1) Adrian Underhill, former President of IATEFL, author of Sound Foundations: Learning and Teaching Pronunciation, and series editor of the Macmillan Books for Teachers;
'Pronunciation, the Cinderella of ELT, and the two princes... '
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2) Peter Watkins, Principal Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Portsmouth, and author of Cambridge English Teacher: Vocabulary and Pronunciation, and The CELTA Course Trainee Book and Trainer’s Manual (both co-authored with Scott Thornbury).
' From practice to theory: teaching speaking'
NATESOL AGM Click to view Chair's report Click to view AGM minutes 2012
Richard Cauldwell, 'Playing with soundshapes: dynamic activities for teaching listening'
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Mark Hancock, 'Pronunciation for listeners: making sense of connected speech'
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Annie McDonald, 'Teaching listening with authentic audio texts'
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Piers Messum, 'The problem with pronunciation - and the solution'
Karenne Sylvester, ' Let's talk about TED'
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Adrian Underhill (as a follow-up to his plenary) 'Understanding and using the phonemic chart'
The structure of the day
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Conference Programme details of speakers and events
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Annual General Meeting, panel discussion, refreshments and lunch
Exhibitions by OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, MACMILLAN, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, THE BRITISH COUNCIL, TRINITY, and CAMBRIDGE ESOL
Saturday, 18th May 2013
Salford City College
Worsley, Greater Manchester
Entrance Fees: £35 for publishers & non-members.
£25 for members. Members concessionary rate £15
9-9.30am – Registration. Event to finish 5pm.
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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.
PLEASE NOTE - taxis from the city centre can be expensive (£20-£25)
Salford City College
Walkden Sixth Form Centre
Pre-registration is required- please email Jonathan Nicolson at the email address below.
Pre-registration is required with Jonathan Nicolson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0161 789 4970.
NATESOL’s programme consists of 6 sessions during the academic year.
* Individual membership per year: £10 - Free attendance at each session
* Institutional membership per year: £50.
* Non-members pay £4 per session, concession £3
To renew your membership, become a new member, or just receive information about future sessions, then please contact:
Jonathan Nicolson at 6 Stafford Rd. Eccles. email@example.com or telephone 0161 789 4970.