March and April 2016 Talks and Events

March 19 Athens Greece 

Colloquium on “The Varied Facets of Creativity” to be presented at the 37th Annual TESOL Greece Convention at the Goethe Institute.  The colloquium features

  • Alan Maley
  • Carol Read
  • George Vassilakis
  • Chrysa Papalazarou
  • George Vassilakis

The first four speakers are all featured authors in the recent British Council publication Creativity in the English Language Classroom  coedited by Alan Maley and Nik Peachey

Colloquium Summary: Creativity has taken centre stage: Sir Ken Robinson, the C-Group created by top people in our profession, recent publications, talks and blogs! This Colloquium hopes to shed light on how we can incorporate insights into creative thinking skills development in different ways, with different learners, covering different aims and needs.



March 26 Belgrade, Serbia

A  talk at this special event for language school owners with the title   Is Your School Future Ready?”  You can read the short summary below.


March 28 – April 22  – A 4-week CELTA course on special discounted offer

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April 2, Athens Greece

A talk presented jointly with George Vassilakis with the title “Putting the Fun Back into Grammar”  both of us Course Tutors on the Cambridge Delta Course at CELT Athens

Talk Summary The teaching of grammar is traditionally thought to be serious business, and also a little bit PAINful, you know, like good medicine! Not true! Grammar learning can be motivating, stimulating and fun! In this talk we will show a wide variety of grammar teaching techniques to make grammar learning more playful, creative and memorable for your learners!



…to be continued

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