Dear readers,

The editorial team is pleased to welcome you to another issue of the ELTA Newsletter with the hope to inspire you with new ideas, practical solutions and suggestions to make your teaching practice richer and more enjoyable.


Editorial team

Storytelling – Benefits and Tips
Adapted from a workshop by Paula Stoyle, British Council, Jordan

Key words: stories, innate, intercultural expectations, benefits, performance
We often give stories to our students to read, but how often do we tell them a story? This article looks at the benefits of storytelling and gives advice on performance skills.
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Mathematical Multiathlon
by Jelena Trišović, IVb, Mathematical Grammar School, Belgrade

Key words: mathematics, tournament, multiathlon, Moscow
For the second time in two years, I participated in the Mathematical Multiathlon, a competition that has been held every November in Moscow since 2008.
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22nd Annual HUPE Conference, Opatija 25-27 April 2014
by Branka Dečković, Medical School “Sestre Ninković”, Kragujevac

Key words: conference, HUPE, Opatija, ELTA representative, teacher development
First time I went to this conference was three years ago. I wouldn’t have known about the conference if it hadn’t been for Ken Wilson, my favourite teacher and speaker.
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Invitations Role Play
by Svetlana Gavrilović, Grammar School, Užice

Key words: functional language, invitations, role cards, role play
Here is a simple activity for practicing the functional language of inviting people, refusing and accepting invitations.
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An Interview with Jamie Keddie
by Maja Jerković

Key words: conferences, speaker proposal, online video, ebook, professional development
It has been a great pleasure, honour and opportunity for me to do this interview with Jamie Keddie, a teacher trainer, author, presenter and ELT professional with a range of educational achievements in the field of language teaching and videotelling.
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