July 9, 2018
Friday, July 20th, 2018 at SMartDE – Info Session – 6:00-7:30pm
Are you paying too much as a freelancer for your insurances? Some of us at ELTABB have found a good solution by joining SMartDE, a cooperative made up of freelancers, artists and other professionals. The way it works is you split your income into a freelance portion (from which you can deduct your business expenses) and a portion to be processed through SMartDE. You tell SMartDE how much to… Read the rest
June 22, 2018
The “ELTABB Staff Room” is an event where ELTABB members come together to share ideas, plans and materials and discuss topics related to the practicalities of teaching English. If you like the concept and want to do something similar again, please let one of the Events Team members know!
This time around we`ll be discussing and sharing tips and tricks on how to make realistic plans for continuing professional development — and stick to them!
Like it or hate it,… Read the rest
April 18, 2018
Hoppy spring, everyone! Our fourth Stammtisch of 2018 will NOW be at BrewDog (Tramline Pappelplatz) on April 20th and we’re excited to see and chat with old friends and new!
We like to meet up monthly as we believe that socializing and networking are as important as going to workshops and conferences.
Are you new to ELTABB and would you like to get to know the other members in a more informal environment? Have you been in ELTABB for many… Read the rest
March 19, 2018
Saturday April 14th, 13:00 to 16:00
Die Neue Schule, Sigmaringer Str. 35, 10713 Berlin
PLEASE NOTE: the correct address is Sigmaringer Str 35 (NOT the address on the Neue Schule Website)
The “ELTABB Staff Room” is an event where ELTABB members come together to share ideas, plans and materials and discuss topics related to the practicalities of teaching English. If you like the concept and want to do something similar again, please let one of the Events Team members know!… Read the rest
February 2, 2018
Thursday March 8th, 18:00 to 20:00
GEW Berlin, Ahornstraße 5, 10787 Berlin
What rights do we have as employed or freelance teachers? Where can we get support to claim and enforce these rights? What can we do if you are denied these rights or have legal problems related to our employment/freelance contracts? How can we network to collectively fight for our rights?… Read the rest
January 22, 2018
Saturday March 24th, 10:00 to 16:30
GLS Sprachzentrum, Kastanienallee 82, 10435 Berlin
Please join us for a wonderful workshop with Sue Kay followed by our AGM.
HOW TO WRITE EXCELLENT ELT MATERIALS: MOTIVATION, MEMORY AND MEANING
I believe that these 3Ms, Motivation, Memory and Meaning, are the basic requirements for creating optimum conditions for learning to take place. This workshop will explore ways in which teaching materials can reflect these priorities and create these optimum learning conditions.… Read the rest
January 12, 2018
Saturday February 17th, 2018
Volkshochschule Pankow (Weißensee location), Bizetstraße 27, 13088 Berlin
Please join us for an interesting and practical workshop with Sandy Millin.
Using the internet for my professional development has completely changed the course of my career, and has influenced a lot of my thinking about teaching. It’s also led to me doing this session! In it, we’ll look at how to find the best resources available through Twitter, facebook, blogs and webinars, as well as how to… Read the rest
January 10, 2018
Saturday January 20th 2018
All On Board Language School, Seestraße 27, 13353 Berlin
We are thrilled to welcome Justin Ehresman from All on Board as the first speaker of 2018.
Workshop summary: Whether you are new at teaching business English or a seasoned professional, this workshop will pose some questions about the nature of 1-1 business English teaching, review some of the resources available, and give you many practical tips and ideas for 1-1 lessons.… Read the rest
December 1, 2017
Saturday, December 16th, from 10:00 to 13:00
Cornelson Information Centre, Friedrichstraße 149, 1st floor, 10117 Berlin
If asked, any learner would say yes to the following two questions:
Would you like to see your progress? Yes.
Would you like to have a personalised course that meets your needs? Yes.
As teachers though, we need to be sure that we can meet these two needs without having to reinvent the wheel every single time. In this workshop we’ll look at business… Read the rest
October 3, 2017
Saturday, November 4th, 10:00 to 13:00
Berlin School of English (2nd Floor), Charlottenstraße 81, 10969 Berlin
In the typical needs analysis, all our students say that they want to speak more. They may speak in the classroom when answering questions, but they need to practise particular speaking situations that they need to master at work, on holiday, at school and so on.… Read the rest