ELTA Happy Day | December 22


Dear colleagues,

ELTA Serbia is the country’s leading English language teaching association. Its key objectives are to promote as widely as possible the benefits of learning English and to encourage high professional standards among members. ELTA works in partnership with the American Embassy, British Council, and the Ministry of Education. It keeps you at the leading-edge of the profession with a range of benefits and services which include:

  • Tickets to Events – This includes free entry to webinars, our regular ELT education and accredited development workshops, and a special reduced rate for our 14th ELTA conference in May!
  • E-newsletter – News of ELT-related events sent out bi-monthly by email.
  • ELTA Journal – A practitioner-oriented electronic journal based on current theory and research in the field of ELT.
  • Individual Membership – Open to anyone involved in English language teaching and academic management for 1500 dinars annually only for payments made on Happy Day, December 22!
  • 2+1 Institutional Membership – Take care of the professional development needs at your school. Institutional membership allows access to ELTA Serbia events for your teachers. Your schools can pay 2 full membership fees (4000 dinars) and get one gratis!
These are just a snapshot of the benefits we provide our members.  For more information, you can read the section How to become a member on our website.

Join us on December 22 for yet another ELTA Happy Day!

ELTA team

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ELTA and IH Syllabus Training Award Winner


Dear ELTA members,

We are happy to announce that Nataša Božić Grojić has been awarded the IH Certificate for online tutoring course (IH COLT).

IH COLT is offered on the OTTI International House teacher training platform. Its aim is to train tutors in techniques and approaches to online tutoring for both student-oriented and teacher-oriented courses on Virtual Learning Environment. The course focuses on the demands of the asynchronous environments and how this is different from face-to-face teaching.

Congratulations Nataša for winning the award!

ELTA team

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ELTA Newsletter: November-December 2015


Dear all,

It seems unreal that a new school/academic year has already started and Christmas is so close! All of us are very busy around this time of the year but it seems that a lot of us do not neglect either to find time for professional development. This explains the amazing number of ELT Flash reports we have received again over the past few weeks!

We sincerely hope you will enjoy reading our last issue for 2015. If you feel inspired to write for us and get some of your own work published, do not hesitate to contact us at newsletter.elta@gmail.com.

All the best,

ELTA Editorial team

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Plenary Speakers 2016

Helena CurtainWe are very happy to announce Helena Curtain as our first plenary speaker for the 2016 conference.

Helena Curtain, Ph. D. is an internationally known expert on second language teaching methodology, curriculum development, and bilingual immersion education. Her special interest is in teaching language to young learners.  She is the co-author of Languages and Learners:  Making the Match, and is now working on the fifth edition– a book used in universities throughout the USA for preparing language teachers to work in grades K-8.

Dr. Curtain directed the English as a Second Language and World Language teacher preparation programs at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for ten years.  Previously she coordinated the foreign language and ESL programs grades K-12 in the Milwaukee Public Schools, and taught at the elementary, middle school and high school levels. In the Milwaukee Public Schools she started three full immersion programs in German, Spanish and French and was one of the pioneers of the immersion movement in the United States.  She has won several national awards with the most recent including the Two Way Immersion CABE Research on Bilingualism Award in 2012, the Founder’s Award from the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in 2103,  and the President’s Award from the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey also in 2013.  She has broad experience working with schools and school districts, teaching and conducting workshops throughout the United States and internationally in thirty-one countries.

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