How does our work in ELT relate to wider social and economic issues? What does it mean to be a language teacher with a critical perspective in our digital age? Let’s discuss these issues together at this free virtual event open to all!
October 20, 2013
Watch the recording here: https://iatefl.adobeconnect.com/p4mnb7uks94
About the presenter
Luke Prodromou is a teacher, teacher-trainer and materials writer. He has been a speaker at many international conferences. Luke graduated from Bristol University in English and has an MA in Shakespeare Studies (Birmingham University) a Diploma in TEFL (Leeds University) and a Ph.D (Nottingham University). He has conducted teacher training courses for the British Council, Pilgrims (Canterbury) NILE (Norwich) the University of Edinburgh, ESADE (Barcelona), LEND (Italy) et al. He is the author of numerous textbooks – Flash on being the latest. He is also the co-author of Dealing with Difficulties (with Lindsay Clandfield), Mixed Abiilty Classes (Macmillan) and English as a Lingua Franca. He is an item-writer for the Greek State Language Examinations. He is one half of the Dave’n’Luke English Language Theatre group and a founder member of the Disabled Access-Friendly campaign. He also gives dramatized talks on Shakespeare and Dickens, their life, work and relevance to modern issues (education, gender equality etc).
Luke is a former pupil of mine at Central GS for Boys in Birmingham and remains a good friend and, now, academic/writing/TE2L colleague. He is a natural actor (and, therefore a great teacher – most quality teachers are a bit wacky and thespian); his knowledge of the labyrinths of the English (and Greek) languages is encyclopaedic; he is very funny.
Luke is a member of ‘The Chums’, a group of 5 former staff and students from CGS in the 1960s (John, Rob, Trev, Luke and myself) who related to each other through English lessons and school plays and who continue to do creative and also very silly things together.
this film Bella just do&#;es8217nt want to be alone because of the memories of Edward.Vicky wanted to kill him, but a wolve attacked her, so Harry died because of a heart attack.Maybe you’re right, maybe Charlie is deaf *g* But I think he didn’t care about the wolves coming ’cause his best friend got hurt. And yes, the wolves have a weakness for water, because they can’t breathe under it. So vampires could easily kill them.