On the Friday evening of IATEFL not long ago, I led a Pecha Kucha session on this stage with the enormous screen. Initially when the crowd was arriving, it was nerve-wracking, but once I got on stage, it was pretty invigorating, I must admit.
These posts directly involve ideas, discussion, lessons, etc. within an English for Academic Purposes teaching and learning context.
A post about the importance of the Contextualiser role
A lot has changed since the last time I wrote about Academic Reading Circles here…
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