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REGISTRATION FOR THE 15TH ELTA SERBIA CONFERENCE IS NOW OPEN!

NOT in my school! Stop violence, say NO to bullying!


 

ELTA invites primary and secondary school students to join the project against violence and promote anti-bullying policies in schools.

 

Every day we can find at least one newspaper article, Facebook post or a TV report on bullying at schools. Headlines are frightening as well as the everyday life of children who silently suffer at schools. When will it stop? What can we do to stop and prevent violence at schools?
 
Students are invited to make a short video (up to 2 minutes), ppt (up to 20 slides) or a poster sending a message to their peers to stop violence and say NO to bullying at schools.
 
A three-member ELTA committee will choose 10 best projects which will be posted on ELTA website for voting. The three projects with most votes will be awarded main prizes and the others will get consolation prizes. All the participants, both teachers and students will get an electronic certificate for joining the project.
The project is sponsored by The English Book and Data Status.

 

Submission deadline: March 31, 2017
Project selection: April 1 – April 10, 2017
Voting: April 10 – April 20, 2017
Winners announcement: last week of April

 
 
 

ELTA Journal 2016: Volume 4, No. 4

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the publication of the fourth issue of ELTA Journal. Our mission is to promote research and the practice of language learning and teaching and to present some theoretical considerations in the field of ELT. The ELTA Journal welcomes submissions of previously unpublished manuscripts on any topic related to the field of language learning and teaching. We particularly encourage authors to submit articles written so that they are accessible to a broad audience of educators. We also welcome contributors from around the world who would like to be published because we value their different perspective and approach.

The editorial team would like to express their appreciation to all the contributors for the time and effort that they have put into making this issue successful. We extend our gratitude to eminent professors and esteemed colleagues for their gracious expertise in reviewing the articles. We would also like to thank the ELTA Board for their support.

We hope this issue will be of broad interest to the readership of the journal and we look forward to receiving the feedback. We would encourage the submission of articles to further the advancement of the teaching profession.

With best wishes,
ELTA Journal Editorial Team

4th FLLAS International Conference: Call for Papers

IV International Conference
Language for Specific Purposes and Professional Identity

Foreign Language and Literature Association of Serbia (FLLAS) with its Language for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group (LSP SIG) and the Teacher Education Faculty, University of Belgrade, organize the fourth International Conference on Languages for Specific Purposes, which will take place on

29 – 30 September 2017

at Teacher Education Faculty, University of Belgrade

We would like this conference to bring together experts from different countries who would present their research and exchange experience with all participants. Our aim is to point out the importance of proficiency in a foreign language for building and developing professional identity of each individual.

Participants are invited to submit their abstracts within the following LSP fields:

1. Theoretical Approach to Studying Languages for Specific Purposes

2. LanguageforSpecificPurposes: DidacticalandMethodologicalInnovations

3. From Traditional to Contemporary LSP Coursebook

4. Challenges in DevelopingandInnovating LSP Syllabi

5. Issues in Scientific and Technical Translation

6. Use of Terminological Dictionaries and Glossaries in Teaching LSP

7. Teaching LSP in Digital Environment

8. Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching LSP

9. LSP for Developing Academic Skills

10. Evaluating Students’ Language Competencies

11. Different Models of Education and Training of LSP Teachers

12. Teaching LSP in Vocational Schools Today

Conference languages are English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Serbian. Abstracts should be written in the language of the presentation (one of the official Conference languages). All presentations will be allotted 20 minutes.

The paper proposal should contain the following elements:

(1) Name and surname of the author/authors

(2) Author’s/authors’ affiliation

(3) E-mail address of the author/authors

(4) Title of the paper (up to 10 words)

(5) Abstract (150-200 words) with a clear description of aims, methodology and expected research results

(6) Key words (up to 5 words)

You are kindly asked to submit your abstract as a Word (.doc) attachment to the following address: lspbg2017@gmail.com (subject line: Abstract) no later than 1 April 2017.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 1 June 2017.

Abstracts will be assessed against the following criteria: originality and relevance of the research topic, approach and scientific contribution.

Download Call for Papers 
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ELTA Highlights 2016

Dear colleagues,

2016 is almost behind us. Here are some of the most important events and activities ELTA has implemented during 2016.

Our association is growing larger each year – the more members we have, the richer we are in ideas and possibilities to make those ideas come true.

Wish you a successful 2017!

ELTA team
 

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Small Bites for Teaching and Learning English

 
We are pleased to announce that the project “Small Bites for Teaching and Learning English“, a series of half-day professional development seminars, will be offered to teachers in Serbia.

 

The workshops are designed by teachers and your ELTA team. They cover a range of topics, from teaching with minimal resources to using songs in the context of multiple intelligences. In each town, a different topic will be covered, and we hope that it will be just the one you are most interested in.

The workshops will be held in the following towns during February-March 2017.

Nr.PlaceDateTrainers
1.Pančevo
TŠ "23. maj"
4 FebruaryMarija Lukač
"Bite-sized Education for Human Rights"
2.Aleksinac
OŠ "Ljupče Nikolić"
4 March Jelena Obradović
"Dyslexia – What should I do?"
3.Šabac
CSU
11 March Dejan Novaković
"Using games in ELT"
4.Sremska Mitrovica
OŠ "J. J. Zmaj"
11 March Ana Tripković
"Learning and Laughing"
5.Prokuplje
OŠ "Milić Rakić Mirko"
18 March Tatjana Jancić
"Talk Show Games"
6.Pirot
TBD Jelena Spasić
"Storytelling with The Giving Tree"
7.Sombor
TBDAleksandra Jevtović
"Pictures into Words"

If you are interested in attending “Small Bites for Teaching and Learning English”, please contact your regional coordinator (http://elta.org.rs/about/coordinators/) and book your place. The seminar is free of charge.

The program is not accredited by the Ministry of Education, but all the participants will receive an electronic certificate of attendance.

Please, note that refreshments are not provided.