The 7th Future of English Language Teaching Conference

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The 7th Future of English Language Teaching Conference by Trinity College London & Regent’s University offers a first-rate professional development opportunity.

This free, online conference takes place on Saturday, 11th June 2022 from 09:00 – 16:45, covering English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Young Learners, Technology and Innovation and Teacher Education.

The 7th Future of English Language Teaching Conference


9:00 – 9:15 Registration

Introduction – Welcome and orientation


9:15 – 10:00 Breakout sessions 1:


ESP: Towards Green Trends in ELT: Perceptions from an Indian ESP Classroom, V.K. Karthika


YL: Developing Writing Skills through Formative Collaborative Assessment Rubrics online and F2F, Yasmine Mohamed Atwa


IT: Best Practice for Integrating Technology to Teach Phonemic Awareness, Svetlana Gritsenko


TE: Understanding Teacher Awareness of Translanguaging Pedagogy: A Study on Indian ESL Teachers, Chelsy Selvan


TE: Finding the Target: Focussing Teachers’ CPD in a Digital Age, Ben Beaumont


10:00 – 10:15 Refreshment Break
10:15 – 11:00 Breakout sessions 2:


ESP: Proposing a Model for ESP Classrooms: Design Thinking through Affect Theory, Anila V.S.


YL: Learning by Doing: Cognitive Implications of Using Experiential Teaching Strategies in Young Students with Specific Learning Disabilities, Amal Tom


IT: What the Metaverse Means for Language Learning and How You Can Prepare for It, Nergiz Kern


TE: Promoting Learner Autonomy in Entry-level Teacher Education Courses, Daniel (Dan) Kirk


TE: Flying Higher to Get Deeper, Predrag Jovanovic


11:00 – 11:15 Refreshment break


11:00 – 11:15 Pop up session

What’s new at Trinity?, Alison Castle Kane


11:15 – 12:00 Breakout sessions 3:


ESP: Better Meta-Cognition, Kezzie Moynihan


YL: Narrative Co-construction in the Classroom: Strategies for Teachers’ use of Story Retelling, Priya Prithiviraj 


IT: Adventures in WhatsApp, Anna Young, Kristina Smith, Abdoulaye Konate


TE: Developing Communication Skills through Debate: How to Engage Students Emotionally, Imaginatively, Intellectually and Playfully, Letizia Cinganotto – Manuela Kelly Calzini


TE: The 3 Hats Method – A Holistic Approach to Teaching Language Functions, Grammar and Collocations, Peter O’Neill



12:00 – 12:45 Refreshment break


12:45 – 13:30 Plenary 1:


Localizing English language teacher expertise: What, why and how?, Jason Anderson


13:30 – 13:45 Refreshment break


13:45 – 14:30 Breakout sessions 4:


YL: Embedding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years, Primary and Secondary General English Classes, Viktor Carrasquero, Eduardo Farias, James Sample 


IT: Integrated Homework: A More Personal Way to Empower Learning Outside the Classroom, Magdalena Jurado González 


TE: Adding Diverse Learner Identities and Translanguaging in Inclusive Pronunciation Teaching, Adam Scott


TE: Learning with and from Others: The Importance of the Social Environment for Learning, Diana Bauducco

14:30 – 14:45 Refreshment break


14:30 – 14:45 Pop-up session

The Regent’s difference – an education, a location and a university experience like no other.


14:45 – 15:30 Breakout sessions 5:


ESP: English as a Lingua Franca as ESP: Changing Curricula Pedagogy and Teacher Education to Reflect the Needs of English Users, Robert Spink


YL: Teaching English as a Foreign Language Through Scientific Information Books for Children and Young Adults, Greta Antonioni


IT: Implementing a Video Self-Reflection Course for Online Teachers, Dr David Bish 


TE: Flourishing Teachers, Flourishing Schools, Mariana Hidalgo


TE: Teaching for Teachers – Improving the Quality of Bilingual Education with Teacher Training in Language, Methodology and ICT, Sarah Julia Forsey


15:30 – 15:45 Refreshment break


15:45 – 16:30 Plenary 2:


Wellbeing at the heart of language teaching: Teacher and learner perspectives, Sarah Mercer


16:30 – 16:45 Closing comments and farewell

This free online conference is open to English language professionals around the world at all stages in their career.

Register to attend here

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