Back from IH Barcelona ELT Conference 2017: Fresh Feedback

Laura’s Feedback: We’re back! This year, the ELT conference at International House Barcelona (http://www.ihes.com/bcn/tt/conference.html) has been particularly inspiring. It was encouraging to hear from Nayr Ibrahim about how multilingualism is increasingly present in this day and age, and it felt a bit nostalgic to hear Scott Thornbury recalling Communicative Language Teaching in its heyday: I consider … More Back from IH Barcelona ELT Conference 2017: Fresh Feedback

The Teacher’s Experience as a Language Learner: a Powerful Motivation Tool

I am very excited about writing this, as this is my first blog post as a writer. I am also very excited because it’s about what motivates people to keep learning languages. When I first thought about writing this post, I did some reading and took notes on what factors motivated learners to learn, and … More The Teacher’s Experience as a Language Learner: a Powerful Motivation Tool