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

Staff Room Jan. 2019: Bringing their Real Business into the BE Classroom

October 18, 2018

Time: January 12, 2019 from 1pm to 4pm Location: Die Neue Schule *see this event’s address Street: Sigmaringer Str 35 City/Town: 10713 Berlin. PLEASE NOTE: the correct address is Sigmaringer Str 35 (NOT the address on the Neue Schule Website) **Also note that the time for this event is 1pm-4pm This January we’d like to invite you back to the ‘ELTABB Staff Room’. This is a type of workshop for teachers who have teaching ideas worth discussing or developing in… Read the rest

Red Tape workshop with Tia Robinson Dec. 8 2018

Time: December 8, 2018 from 10am to 1pm Location: Expath Mitte Street: Torstraße 117 City/Town: 10119 Berlin.   The Business Dictionary defines “Red Tape” as: “Colloquial term for bureaucratic practice of hair splitting or foot dragging, blamed by its practitioners on the system that forces them to follow prescribed procedures to the letter.” Isn’t this something we all go through here in Berlin? Tia Robinson (Expath) will be giving a talk/workshop on dealing with the Red Tape issues Berlin presents… Read the rest

Sarah Mercer Workshop Nov. 3rd

Learner and teacher motivation and wellbeing: Two sides of the same coin Time: November 3, 2018 from 10am to 1pm Location: Zentraleinrichtung Moderne Sprachen (ZEMS) der Technischen Universität Berlin Street: Hardenbergstr. 16-18 City/Town: 10623 Berlin We are very excited to announce the following workshop with Sarah Mercer:  In this workshop, we will look at learner and teacher psychologies. Essentially, the two are intimately connected with both mutually influencing each other. In part 1, we will reflect on the kind of… Read the rest

Learn English with TED Talks: a flipped approach

September 6, 2018

Please register for this event either via the Ning or via email (to by September 20th.  This workshop takes place on Sept. 29, 2018 from 2pm-5pm at GLS Sprachenzentrum (Kastanienallee 82, 10435 Berlin). With their new program, Learn English with TED Talks, the ELT publisher National Geographic Learning has taken a flipped classroom approach to using TED Talks as a teaching and learning resource. The program is designed to help learners not only understand the language but above all… Read the rest

August 2018 Stammtisch

August 2, 2018

Join us at Sotto Sopra (Friedrichstraße 209, 10969)  at 14:30 on Saturday, August 18th, 2018. The venue is walking distance from Berlin School of English (we will go after the Digitally Assisted Training workshop) and has a good selection of food and drink. We can also have drinks at Charlie’s Beach after lunch! 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… Read the rest