Stammtisch – 12 April 2019

April 1, 2019

What better way to welcome spring than by attending our April Stammtisch which will be at The Castle Friedrichshain (U5/Tram 21, M10 Frankfurter Tor)!  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 years but you can’t seem to… Read the rest

Workshop with Hugh Dellar on 11 & 12 May 2019 – Teaching Better Outcomes – with a Lexical Approach

February 26, 2019

Who: Hugh Dellar (Co-author of Outcomes, Teaching Lexically and Innovations) When: 11/12 May 2019. 9am – 5pm (incl. 1 hour lunch break) Location: GLS Language School – Kastanienallee 82, 10435 Berlin A word from Hugh: “Over two days of intensely practical talks and workshops, I’ll be sharing some top tips and showing you how a lexical approach to language impacts on my everyday teaching – and how you can be more language focused in your outlook whatever material you’re using… Read the rest

Workshop on 27 April 2019 – Using corpus analysis tools in the business English classroom

Please join us for a special full-day workshop with Evan Frendo: Corpus analysis software is now easily available and can be extremely useful to the business English teacher. In this six-hour workshop we will look at how such software can be exploited to create teaching materials and activities which really target the language our learners need. The workshop is designed as an introduction to the topic, and no previous experience is necessary. Specifically, the day will be divided into the… Read the rest

Staff Room April 2019 – Games in the Classroom

We are happy to invite you to our second Staff Room event this year. This time it’s all about putting the fun in function and sharing how we use games to facilitate all aspects of language learning in the classroom (and beyond). Games such as Scrabble® and Rory’s Story Cubes® (among others) have been utilized in academic research to assess not only language acquisition and recall but also language anxiety. Although the focus may be on tabletop games, any feedback on other forms (i.e.… Read the rest

Workshop on 30 March 2019 – A hitchhiker’s guide to bringing the ‘intercultural’ into the classroom with Mandy Welfare

Nowadays, it’s hard to leave the house without having an intercultural encounter. Low-cost flights and holidays mean more and more people are spending time abroad in international settings, and living in Berlin means being confronted with a myriad of cultures whether on the street, at work or virtually. So to what extent should we as English teachers be incorporating intercultural competence training into our classes? What is our role as teachers? How can we bring the je ne sais quoi of the… Read the rest

March 1st 2019 Stammtisch

February 21, 2019

Our March Stammtisch will be at BRLO Brwhouse (U1/ U2 station Gleisdreieck) on the 1st at 18:00. BRLO is a  fave among two ELTABB secretaries (former and current) with not only delightful drinks and service but also delicious delectables!  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… Read the rest

Jan. 2019 Stammtisch!

January 21, 2019

Happy new year everyone! We hope the year has begun with a bang and you’re already knee deep in all things ELT.  To kick off this year’s Stammtisch’s, come on down to Brewdog in Ackerstraße on Friday, 25 January starting at 6pm. Brewdog is wonderfully cozy in winter; they have a huge selection of beers at reasonable prices, the wood-fired pizza keeps your bellies warm and with the right timing you’ll run into a chatty bunch of passionate ELT trainers.… Read the rest

2019 AGM with speaker Mike McCarthy – Feb. 9th 2019

December 22, 2018

We are proud to announce the details for our AGM and Mike McCarthy event on Feb. 9th, 2019 at 10am and will take place at the: TU ZEMS (Technische Universität Berlin – Zentraleinrichtung Moderne Sprachen) Hardenbergstr. 16-18 10623 Berlin €10 for guests, €5 for students (with student ID), register by emailing Vicky Allan at Free for Eltabb members. Timetable: 10:00am to 1:00pm – Mike McCarthy’s workshop. 1:00pm to 1:45pm – catered lunch for all participants 1:45pm to 4:45pm –… Read the rest

Stammtisch Erste Advent – Nov. 30 2018

November 14, 2018

  To kick off the holiday season, our Stammtisch Organizer (the jolly little elf she is) has decided to hold a Christmas Market Stammtisch on Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 18:00.  We will first meet at the cozy “Feuerzangenbowle im Nikolaiviertel” (next to the church) and after about an hour and a half or so, make our way to the “Berliner Weihnachtszeit” market at the Rote Rathaus/Neptunbrunnen.   Time: November 30, 2018 from 6pm to 11pm / Location: Nikolaiviertel (next… Read the rest

Expolingua conference – Nov 16-17, 2018

November 9, 2018

The annual Expolingua conference takes place in Berlin from November the 16th to 17th. If you’ve never been before, it’s a huge trade fair with exhibitors from study-abroad programs, language schools, language-learning apps, publishers and all kinds of other companies. They also have mini language-learning workshops, talks and a cultural programme. This year for the first time ELTABB will have a stand and ELTABB members can get in for free! Get your ticket here – you must register in advance… Read the rest