The Oxford TEFL Blog

Workshop preview: Teaching “I’m” before “I am” (David Young)

“I was recently asked to do a conference workshop in Bratislava and as is the way with these things, the deadline for submissions came around all too fast and I simply threw down a title and some blurb to keep … Continue reading

Workshop preview: “Big Bang Teaching” with Sean Hayward

I was watching an episode of US sitcom The Big Bang Theory recently when one scene struck me as something I could use in class. My initial idea was to use it to demonstrate an activity (i.e. as an instruction), … Continue reading

Workshop preview: Dancing in the dark

In this video, Oxford TEFL’s Duncan Foord talks about his workshop, “Dancing in the Dark”. “Some conversations we have at work with colleagues, bosses and students don’t go very well. Others we simply avoid when it would be better not … Continue reading

Workshop preview: Tweet, wiki…what? (Sinéad)

When I asked Sinéad to give me something to put on the blog about her workshop on Friday, she kindly filmed a wee video for us! Very appropriate, considering that the workshop is all about using technology. (There are loads … Continue reading

Workshop preview: Multiple intelligences in the classroom (Emily Kirkpatrick)

Here’s an outline of Emily’s workshop. “The aim of this session is to understand Howard Gardner’s theory of Multiple Intelligences, reflect on our own strengths and those of our students and learn how to put this into practice in the language classroom.  … Continue reading