About Hajba László

László Hajba is a freelance teacher and materials writer based in Budapest, Hungary. Besides being a teacher of English and Hungarian as a foreign language he is also interested in using ICT, video games and other digital technologies in education, particularly tablets and smartphones.

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A-Z of Global Issues by Julie Pratten, Linda Ruas & Helen Waldron

‘A-Z of Global Issues’ is a resource book containing 26 interesting and engaging activities, discussions and role plays, designed to bring real issues into the classroom. It comes with user-friendly teaching notes, which outline the language focus, level, type of activities, timing and suggested lesson plan. The activities are suitable for business and general ELT […]

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Social Justice in English Language Teaching by Hastings, C. & Jacob, L. (Eds.)

Reviewed by James D. Mitchell Social Justice in English Language Teaching is a collection of chapters about various identities (linguistic and non-linguistic) and aspects of social justice (e.g. human rights, peace, global citizenship, environmental issues). The book is divided into seven parts: ‘Social Justice and English Language Teaching’ (the introduction); ‘Peace building and English Language […]

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English across the Fracture Lines – British Council

Intriguing articles, including one by a former GISIG coordinator, Mike Solly. Chap. 3 on Gaza and its many aporias is co-written by a key Palestinian colleague, Dr. Nazmi Al-Masri, who remains largely confined inside the Gaza Strip as Associate Professor at the Islamic University of Gaza. The sole contributor from Eastern Europe, Vesna Tasevska-Dudeska in […]

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Students for Peace by Eduardo Amos

Students for Peace (SFP) is a four-book series whose cross-cutting theme is Peace Education. It was originally designed for Brazilian 6th to 9th graders with ages ranging from 11 to 15. Each book is organized into eight chapters, comprising a total of 144 pages each. Each chapter is built around a topic which deals with […]

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Global Justice in Easier English by Linda Ruas

Reviewed by Stella Smyth Global Justice in Easier English: Upper-Intermediate is part of a series of three short booklets of about 42 pages, at levels Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1), and Upper intermediate (B2). Each booklet includes 6 units constituting approximately 2 hours of classroom work. These units are cognitively challenging, culturally varied, and oriented towards […]

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TESOL France 2017

36th Annual International TESOL France Colloquium Paris, 17 – 19 November 2017 GISIG co-coordinator Julietta Schoenmann is representing GISIG at the conference through presenting a session on disposable fashion (Saturday Nov 18th at 9:00) and hosting a panel discussion on bringing Global Issues into the classroom (Sunday Nov 19th at 14:15). More information: TESOL France […]

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Neigbours & Borders – Issues month Week 1-2

The first week of the Issues Month got off to a slow start due to some technical difficulties but we’ve seen some really interesting contributions in the Week 2. Chris Sowton shared a moving story of his personal encounter with a Syrian teacher living and working in Lebanon, unable to return to his country who […]

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GISIG at the IATEFL Hungary conference 2017

GISIG co-coordinator Linda Ruas’ plenary

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Neighbours and Borders Issues Month: How You Can Participate – SHARE HERE!

How you can participate October 2017 is Neighbours & Borders Issues Month! Yet again, we are holding a month-long online event. This is an asynchronous event, developed with the aim of sharing ideas about teaching English with a conscience. We would like to provide a platform where we can come together as a community of educators, […]

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Globunciation: exploring the interface between pronunciation and global issues

Programme Resources

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