ROB HOWARD    Advanced Communications Specialist
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Rob Howard, after a business career in the US, is online as an active EFL Teacher and Neurolanguage Coach and training teachers to build their own freelance businesses. Rob is the owner of Online Language Center, managing partner at Business Language Training Institute and founder of EFLtalks - teachers teaching teachers. Having run successful businesses in the US and Brazil, he sheds a different light on the business of Business English. He has taught in companies such as Petrobras, Vale, Odebrecht, PWC, KPMG, CVM, over 50 of the largest and most prestigious law firms and financial institutions in Rio de Janeiro, as well as to university professors at UFRJ, UERJ and FGV. He is a speaker worldwide on Business English, English for Specific Purposes, Teacher Development, Teaching Online, Online Business and Retention, Technology and the proper use of images in presentations. He is joint coordinator of the IATEFL BESIG Web and Online Team, Online & Video Coordinator and Video Interviewer for the Visual Arts Circle, founder and former president of the BRAZ-TESOL BESIG as well as co-founder with Dorothy Zemach of the Independent Authors and Publishers. He has authored and coauthored several books for EFL. He was nominated for the 2016 British Council's ELTon Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources.

 

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EFLtalks

teachers teaching teachers

Our global PLN+ of almost 400 top professionals in the field bring you short 10-minute videos to aid in your Teacher Development.
Business Language Training Institute

Bringing business to Business English

For teachers making the transition from General English to teaching Business English, BLTi will support you along the way.
Online Language Center

Advanced Communication Solutions

Whether you're a student, teacher or speaker, OLC offers solutions to your communication skills anywhere, anytime tailored to your personal needs.
APPEARANCES (200 to date)
EFLtalks TESOL EFLIS/BMEIS - February 2021 - host for online conference

EFLtalks LATAM
January 2021 - host for online conference

EFLtalks Intergenerational Projects
- December 2020 - host for online conference

EFLtalks KSAALT
- December 2020 - host for online conference

Trendy 9 Conference -
Moscow – November 2020 – Time to Teach Reading Aloud

TESOL France –
Paris - November 2020 –
Storybuilding

33rd IATEFL BESIG Annual Conference –
online – November 2020 –
Host and Online organizer for Annual Conference

International House Torun
– Poland – November 2020 – Workshop –
Co-host and Tech Support

META Moldova Halloween Party - October 2020 - Halloween Pictionary

EFLtalks Trendy -
October 2020 - host for online conference - speaker - A history of EFLtalks

iSTUDY Online Teacher Training –
October 2020How to teach Business English


Teachers Learning2gether Summit -
October 2020 - Taking the Upper Hand Online: Focusing on Speaking, Pronunciation and Accuracy (Featured Talk)

EFLtalks Fifth -
October 2020 - host for online conference for 5th anniversary of EFLtalks

META Hybrid Conference -
Moldova online – October 2020 – Closing Plenary – LinkedOut: How well did we connect?

EFLtalks NileTESOL -
September 2020 - host for online conference

IATEFL Poland Conference -
Lodz – September 2020 –
EZ ESPeazy – Complex Grammar

International Publishers Exhibition
– September 2020 – EFLtalks Event – Host and Organizer

EFLtalks Poland -
September 2020 - host for online conference

EFLtalks Ecuador –
August 2020 - host for online conference

Smart Minds Teacher Training Academy -
Nepal – August 2020 – Effective Methods for Using Zoom - Part 2

Smart Minds Teacher Training Academy -
Nepal – August 2020 – Effective Methods for Using Zoom - Part 1

Trendy English Summer Conference
– August 2020 - 5 Sure-fire Speaking Activities

Dmitry Nikitin Summer School –
Russia – August 2020 – Case Studies

Efficient Language Coaching –
online webinar – August 2020 – Making your Mark(eting) as a Coach

IntTech - Moodle MOOC Virtual 20 (MMVC20)
– MOOC - August 2020 – Storybuilding Workshop

English Hub – World Connections –
onlineAugust 2020 – Living and Working in Poland

Double Decker – Gallery Teachers Online –
August 2020 – Intercultural Exchange with Ania Kolbuszewska (am group)

Double Decker – Gallery Teachers Online –
August 2020 – Intercultural Exchange with Ania Kolbuszewska (pm group)

ETAI Online Conference
– Israel – July 2020 – Plenary –
Chalk and Talk vs. Skype and Swipe

SKYENG Online Teacher Training
– July 2020 – Ideas for Teaching TOEFL

TESOL Affiliates –
online – July 2020 – EFLtalks Caribbean Fundraiser with others

HELTA Publishers Conference
– Hamburg, Germany – June 2020 -
How to Survive as an Ind. Author POSTPONED

HELTA Publishers Conference
– Hamburg, Germany – June 2020 - IMAGINE
POSTPONED

IATEFL BESIG the Break Room –
online – June 2020 – Host and moderator for new networking concept

META Summer Conference
– Moldova online – June 2020 – Keynote - Storybuilding:

Trendy English BESIG Conference –
Russia online - June 2020 – Speaking Outside the Grammar Box

IATEFL BESIG the Break Room –
online – May 2020 – Host and moderator for new networking concept

Trendy English Teaching Online –
Russia online - May 2020 - Everything you’ve Learned About BE Online is Wrong

META Reload Conference
– Moldova online – May 2020 – Keynote – Everything you’ve Learned About Online

EFLtalks – CoMidy-19 –
May 2020 - host for online comedy show

EFLtalks – Action TESOL Caribbean –
April 2020 - host for online conference

IATEFL BESIG the Break Room –
online – April 2020 – Host and moderator for new networking concept

Neurolanguage Education Conference –
online – April 2020 – Keynote – Re-branding Yourself for the Online Market

4th Annual Neurolanguage Learning Conference
– London – April 2020 - Keynote – Your Teaching GPS
POSTPONED

Zhongnan University of Economics and Law -
Zhonggou Wuhan China – April 2020 – Education: The New Teacher

IATEFL 54th Int. Conference
– Manchester, England – April 2020 -
Independent Authors & Publishers POSTPONED

Zhongnan University of Economics and Law -
Zhonggou Wuhan China – April 2020 – Social Responsibility

EFLtalks – CoMidy-19 –
April 2020 - host for online comedy show

IATEFL Ukraine Conference –
Kiev – April 2020 -
EZ ESPeazy – Complex Grammar POSTPONED

IATEFL Poland ESP Conference -
Lublin – March 2020 – Plenary
EZ ESPeazy – Complex Grammar POSTPONED

EFLtalks – Italy –
March 2020 - host for online conference

IATEFL BESIG Webinar –
online – March 2020 – Co-host for Q&A on online teaching of Business English

EFLtalks – Russia –
March 2020 - host for online conference

TESOL CALL-is
– online – March 2020 - Chalk & Talk or Swipe & Skype?

Efficient Language Coaching –
online webinar – March 2020 – Getting Online Ontime – Group 2

Efficient Language Coaching –
online webinar – March 2020 – Getting Online Ontime – Group 1

Trendy English –
Russia – March 2020 – Online -
Hybrid Educating: Becoming Tomorrow’s Teacher Today POSTPONED

International House Torun
– Poland – March 2020 – Workshop –
EZ ESPeazy – Complex Grammar POSTPONED

Institute of IT@Business Administration
– Belarus - February 2020 - Gallery Teachers Workshop – Hybrid Educating

Gomel State University
– Belarus - February 2020 - Gallery Teachers Workshop – Hybrid Educating

Brest State Technical University
– Belarus - February 2020 - Gallery Teachers Workshop – Hybrid Educating

DOS-ELTea
– Warsaw, Poland - February 2020 – How to Survive as an Independent Author

IntTech - CO20 – Connecting Online 2020
– February 2020 – How to create authentic Case Studies with your students

Kuwait Elearning MENA –
February 2020 - (Middle East Northern Africa) – EZ ESPeazy – Complex Grammar

International House Barcelona
– Spain – February 2020 – Workshop – Get off my Case Studies

SKYENG Online Teacher Training
– January 2020 – 20 more Tips for Teachers

ELT4PR – EFLtalks –
Worldwide – January 2020 – Speaker – Teaching with low resources

ELT4PR – EFLtalks –
Worldwide – January 2020 – Technician and co-host - 24-hour fundraiser for Puerto Rico

EFLtalks – MENA –
December 2019 - host for online conference with Elearning Middle East Northern Africa

SKYENG Online Teacher Training
– December 2019 – 20 Tips for Teachers

Trendy 8 Conference -
Moscow – December 2019 – How to become a business English Professional

EFLtalks – MTH –
November 2019 - host for online conference with TESOL Macedonia Thrace Northern Greece

EFLtalks – MTH –
November 2019Learning Under Low Resources

IATEFL BESIG Conference –
Berlin – October 2019 –
Debate with Heather Hansen “Marketing and Promoting Yourself”

IATEFL BESIG Conference –
Berlin – October 2019 –
Getting back to “BE”sics: turning off the tech

The IMAGE CONFERENCE
– Brussels – October 2019 –
Student-made video projects to enhance speaking skills

Kuwait Elearning MENA
(Middle East Northern Africa) – October 2019 - Putting the Teach back into Teaching

IATEFL Poland Conference -
Gdansk – September 2019 -
Lights, Camera, Production: Student-made video

IATEFL Poland Conference -
Gdansk – September 2019 -
Classroom Tech: Have we “techen” it too far?

IATEFL Poland Conference -
Gdansk – September 2019 –
Host for BESIG Preconference Event

V Konferencja e-TEE 2019, e-Technologie
– September 2019 – with Ewa Kozlowska,
Chalk & Talk or Swipe & Skype?

SKYENG Online Teacher Training
– August 2019 – How to Teach Advanced Learners

IntTech - Moodle MOOC Virtual 19 (MMVC19)
– August MOOC 2019 – Putting the Teach back into Teaching

3rd IATEFL BESIG Online Symposium
– June 2019 –
Geo-diversification: I can teach from anywhere

IATEFL Poland BESIG Conference
– Cracow – May 2019 –
To BE or not to BE: Tech in the classroom?

Virtual Round Table
– May 2019 – Host and presenter for How to run an Online Workshop

IATEFL 53rd Int. Conference
– Liverpool, England – 2019 PechaKucha -
How to Survive as an Independent Author

IATEFL 53rd Int. Conference
– Liverpool, England – 2019 MaWSIG Day -
How to Survive as an Independent Author

IATEFL 53rd Int. Conference
– Liverpool, England – 2019 – Heike Philp Interview

Gdansk Polytechnic University Science Circle
– March 2019 – Present Perfect(ly)

Gdansk Polytechnic University Science Circle
– March 2019 – Present Perfect(ly) Workshop

iSTUDY Online Teacher Training –
March 2019How to teach Business English

International House Torun
– Poland – March 2019 – Workshop – Effective Practices for 1-2-1 Teaching

TESOL Macedonia-Thrace, Northern Greece Int. Convention –
Thessaloniki, Greece – 2019PechaKucha


DOS-ELTea
– Warsaw, Poland - February 2019 – How to Survive as an Independent Author

TESOL Kuwait 5th Annual Conference eVillage
– February 2019 Panel discussion on Technology in Teaching

TESOL Kuwait 5th Annual Conference
– February 2019 – Workshop: Using images for creative story building

TESOL Kuwait 5th Annual Conference eVillage
– February 2019 – EFLtalks LIVE TECH

IATEFL BESIG Weekend Workshop –
online – February 2019 – Host for “
Going beyond intelligibility in BELF

EFFICIENT LANGUAGE COACHING
- January 2019 - Podcast for host Rachel Paling, ACC - Language Coaching

EFLtalks Global Panel Discussions
– December 2018 – Host for Discussions on Global Teacher Development

International House Bydgoszcz
– Poland – December 2018 – Workshop - Using images for creative storybuilding

IATEFL BESIG Conference –
Iasi, Romania – November 2018 – That’s what I said but not what I meant

45th PRTESOL Annual Convention
– November 2018 – Guest speaker for Dr. Heidi Faust keynote - EFLtalks

EFLtalks – Young Learners –
October 2018 - host and organizer for EFLtalks online conference

EFLtalks – Reading –
October 2018 - host and organizer for online conference with TESOL Macedonia Thrace

The IMAGE CONFERENCE
– Athens – October 2018 – Student Projects

IATEFL Poland Conference -
Wroclaw – September 2018 – Keynote – Get off my Case (studies)

IATEFL Poland Conference -
Wroclaw – September 2018 – That’s what I said but not what I meant

IATEFL BESIG Weekend Workshop –
September 2018 – Host for “Exploring the Frontiers of business English”

EFLtalks – Business –
August 2018 - host and organizer JALT BIZCOM & IATEFL BESIG for online conference

IntTech - Moodle MOOC Virtual 18 (MMVC18)
– WizIQ MOOC 2018 – EFLtalks

BRAZ-TESOL International Conference
- July 2018 – EFLtalks LIVE - host and organizer for EFLtalks

BRAZ-TESOL International Conference
- July 2018 –
Customer Service… with a smile

BRAZ-TESOL International Conference
- July 2018 – Present Perfect(ly) - Rethinking the Image on the Screen

BRAZ-TESOL International Conference PCE
- July 2018 – The false Prophets/Profits of ELT

EFLtalks – Africa –
July 2018 - host and organizer for EFLtalks online conference

IATEFL BESIG Weekend Workshop
– online – June 2018 – Customer Service… with a smile

BRAZ-TESOL Mentoring Program
– online – May 2018 – Present Perfect(ly) for first-time presenters

IATEFL BESIG Poland Conference -
Warsaw – May 2018 – Case Studies & Frameworks

IATEFL BESIG Poland Conference -
Warsaw – May 2018 – Workshop:
Screen Gemming: images for retention

IATEFL 52nd Conference
– Brighton, England – 2018 – IATEFL DigiCon Interview

Virtual Round Table
– April 2018 – Host and presenter for Visual Arts Circle Online Symposium - Present Perfect(ly)

Virtual Round Table
– April 2018 – Host and presenter for Visual Arts Circle Online Workshop: Screen Gemming

The Brain, Heart and Intuition in Language Learning
– April 2018 – Host and moderator with Rachel Paling, ACC

University of Gdansk Faculty of Economics Conference
- April 2018 – Present Perfect(ly) – Plenary Workshop

V Konferencja e-TEE 2018, e-Technologie w Kształceniu Inżynierów
– April 2018 – Present Perfect(ly)

Getting Unstuck
– March 2018 – Host and moderator for Marjorie Rosenberg webinar for University of Graz Study

EFLtalks – Inspiring Women of ELT –
March 2018 - host and organizer for 2-day EFLtalks online conference

EFLtalks – Middle East –
March 2018 - host and organizer for EFLtalks online conference

IntTech - CO18 – Connecting Online 2018
– February 2018 – The True Track to Teacherpreneurship

EFLtalks – BELTA/TESOL Greece –
January 2018 - host and organizer for EFLtalks online conference

IATEFL Poland ESP & BESIG Conference –
January 2018 - Present Perfect(ly): Rethinking the Image on the Screen

EFLtalks – Central America & Caribbean
– November 2017 - host and organizer for EFLtalks online conference

IATEFL BESIG National Conference
– Malta - November 2017 – Present Perfect(ly) - Rethinking the Image

EFLtalks – TESOL MTNG –
October 2017 - host and organizer with Northern Greece EFLtalks online conference

EFLtalks – TESOL MTNG –
October 2017Helping Adults Find and Use Their Voice

IATEFL Hungary National Conference –
Budapest –October 2017 - Present Perfect(ly) - Closing Plenary

IATEFL Hungary National Conference –
Budapest - October 2017 - EFLtalks

EFLtalks – LATAM –
October 2017 - host and organizer with 15 countries for EFLtalks online conference

BELTA Online Webinar –
September 2017 – Present Perfect(ly) - Rethinking the Image on the Screen

IATEFL Poland National Conference –
September 2017 - Present Perfect(ly): Rethinking the Image on the Screen

IATEFL Poland National Conference –
September 2017 - EFLtalks

IATEFL BESIG Weekend Workshop
– August 2017 – moderator Malta Conference preview BESIG & ReSIG

BRAZ-TESOL Curitiba Chapter
– August 2017 - Present Perfect(ly): Rethinking the Image on the Screen - Plenary

IntTech - Moodle MOOC Virtual 17 (MMVC17)
– WizIQ MOOC 2017 – EFLtalks

BRAZ-TESOL SIG SYMPOSIUM –
Sao Paulo, Brazil - July 2017 - How to secure your status as a BE professional

IATEFL BESIG ONLINE SYMPOSIUM
– June 2017 – Anchor presentation for Brazilian BESIG

BETA Conference –
Varna, Bulgaria – June 2017 - EFLtalks

ELTA Conference –
Belgrade, Serbia – May 2017 - EFLtalks

BELTA Conference –
Brussels, Belgium – May 2017 - IMAGout - Rethinking the Image on the Screen

EFLtalks/BRAZ-TESOL/Virtual Round Table
– May 2017 – Host – BRAZ-TESOL with Jeremy Harmer

SP4CE Workshop Gdansk Polytechnic University
- April 2017 - IMAGout - Rethinking the Image on the Screen

IATEFL 51st Conference
– Glasgow, Scotland – 2017 BESIG Day - How to secure your status as a BE professional

IATEFL 51st Conference
– Glasgow, Scotland – 2017 – Nik Peachey British Council Interview

NCE Conference
– Ede, Netherlands - 2017 - EFLtalks: Building and Sharing a Legacy

TESOL Macedonia-Thrace, Northern Greece 24th Int. Convention –
Thessaloniki, Greece – 2017 - Interview

TESOL Macedonia-Thrace, Northern Greece 24th Int. Convention –
Thessaloniki, Greece – 2017 - EFLtalks

IntTech - CO17 – Connecting Online 2017
– Present Perfect(ly)

EVO 2017
Electronic Village Online Techno CLIL – January 2017 - CLIL vs. ELT UNMASKED

EFLtalks – ECUADOR –
December 2016 - host and organizer with ECUATESOL/EFLtalks online conference

ENGLISH STUDENTS worldwide –
November 2016 - web party host to celebrate 10,000 Facebook members

Image Conference Malta
– October 2016 - Show It Right or Don’t Show It at All

Malta EFL Conference
– October 2016 – Cut it out to sync it in

BRAZ-TESOL International Conference
- July 2016 – EFLtalks: teachers teaching teachers

ECUATESOL
Ecuador – Q&A Panel - 2016 - w/ Dudley Reynolds, Dorothy Zemach, Gabriel Diaz Maggioli, Marina Gonzalez, Mary Scholl, Elizabeth Ortiz

ECUATESOL
Guayaquil, Ecuador – Plenary - 2016 - EFLtalks: teachers teaching teachers

1st IATEFL BESIG Online Symposium
– June 2016 - You have no business teaching Business English, or do you?

BRAZ-TESOL Curitiba Chapter
– plenary 2016 EFLtalks: PLN+

Virtual Round Table
– May 2016 – ELTon Award Nominees Presentation

IATEFL 50th International Conference
, Birmingham UK – April 2016 - EFLtalks: The Talks Continue

IATEFL BESIG Weekend Workshop
– April 2016 – Moderator -You have no business teaching Business English

IntTech - CO16 – Connecting Online 2016
– cohost - EFLtalks: What have you done lately?

IntTech - Moodle MOOC 8 (MM8)
– WizIQ MOOC 2016 – cohost - EFLtalks: What have you done lately?

BrELT
– 2016 EFLtalks: Building and Sharing a Legacy

EFL Magazine Online Summit
– 2015 Steps to Keeping the Business Alive

BRAZ-TESOL
– 2015 EFLtalks: What have you done lately?

Global Learning Conference
- 2015 EFLtalks: Building and Sharing a Legacy

IntTech - Moodle MOOC 7 (MM7)
– WizIQ MOOC 2015 – EFLtalks: What have you done lately?

EFLtalks
– Host and presenter for 10-hour worldwide webathon

Global Learning Conference
- 2015 Interview with the Founder of EFLtalks

IntTech - Moodle MOOC Virtual 15 (MMV15)
– WizIQ MOOC 2015 – Student Engagement

IntTech - Moodle MOOC 6 (MM6)
– WizIQ MOOC 2014 - Online Student Retention

IntTech - Moodle MOOC 6 (MM6)
– WizIQ MOOC 2014 – Student Engagement

Teachers Teaching Online (TTO)
– WizIQ MOOC 2014 - Online Student Retention II

Teachers Teaching Online (TTO)
– WizIQ MOOC 2014 - Online Student Retention

BRAZ-TESOL International Conference 2014
– Active Online Student Retention (what the teacher must do)

BRAZ-TESOL International Conference 2014
– Advanced Teen Activities

Alumni, CTJ, IBEU 2nd TEFL Conference 2013
– Awakening Advanced Adolescents

69th IBEU Conference for Teachers 2013
– Awakening Advanced Adolescents

BRAZ-TESOL National Conference 2012
– Why Aren’t They Speaking? Giving a New Voice to Adolescents

BRAZ-TESOL National Conference 2012
– Producing Student Produced Films for Productive Production

9th CTJ TEFL Seminar 2012
– Why Aren’t They Speaking? Giving a New Voice to Adolescents,

9th CTJ TEFL Seminar 2012
– Producing Student Produced Films for Productive Production

68th IBEU Conference for Teachers 2012
– Why Aren’t They Speaking? Giving a New Voice to Adolescents

68th IBEU Conference for Teachers 2012
– Producing Student Produced Films for Productive Production

64th IBEU Conference for Teachers 2008
– Lights, Cameras, Production… Student Movies in the Classroom (part II)

IBEU Workshops 2007
- Lights, Cameras, Production… Student Movies in the Classroom (part I)
IN PRINT


Frozen in Time - eBook contributor

IATEFL - THE C Group – Viral Time Warp – August 2020 – The C Group members – Random Ramblings

TESOL ITALY Newsletter – April 2020 - EFLtalks Italy – A Mission of Support

IATEFL BESIG Business Issues – February 2020 – Anyone can be a business English teacher or a language coach

Rachel Paling Podcast – January 2020 - Neurolanguage Learning Conference 2020 - Meet the Speakers - Rob Howard

ELT Today
– Podcast - January 2020 - Rob Howard: Coaching and Neurolanguage in English Language Teaching

I Prefer Exceptions - eBook contributor

Gdansk University of Technology Scientific Papers Application of Computers in Science and Technology #68 - 2019 -   

IATEFL MaWSIG Manuscript Volume IV – 2018-2019 - IMAGINE

IATEFL BESIG Business Issues – Winter 2019 - Anyone can be a business English teacher or a language coach

New Routes Magazine – September 2019 - Anyone can be a business English teacher or a language coach, right?

IATEFL Voices Magazine – July/August 2019 – A Booth for all Reasons

Humanising Language Teaching Magazine - April 2019 – Editor – INDEPENDENT AUTHORS & PUBLISHERS 

EFLtalks: The 10 in 10 Cookbook Vol. 1 –
Amazon eBook

Humanising Language Teaching Magazine - February 2019 - Native Vs Non-native Debate at IATEFL Poland 

IATEFL BESIG Business Issues – Fall 2018 – Spotlight on BRAZ-TESOL BESIG PCE

The Waltz we were born for - eBook contributor

IATEFL Blog – August 2018 – “e-Valuating your own development” with Oksana Hera

Teach-In Education
– July 2018 - There is No Labor in Collaboration

IATEFL BESIG Business Issues – Spring 2018 – Spotlight on IATEFL Poland BESIG

IATEFL BESIG Business Issues – Spring 2018 – BESIG ONLINE: A round-up of the SIG’s online activities

Who Knows but She Would Tell – eBook contributor

IATEFL Hungary newsletter – Fall 2017 – 7 Qs & As

TESOL Macedonia Thrace Northern Greece – 2017 EFLtalks

BRAZ-TESOL – 2017 – How to secure your status as a BE professional

IATEFL BESIG Business Issues – Summer 2017 – How to secure your status as a BE professional

IATEFL BESIG Business Issues – Summer 2017 – IATEFL BESIG Facilitator Scholarship winner 2017

EFLtalks: The Companion Guide Vol. 1 –
Amazon eBook

EFL Magazine - March 2017 - “Sailing the Sea of CTRL C + V”

Prepping Clients for Conference Calls
- eBook with Phil Wade

EFL Magazine - January 2017 - “An interview with Rob Howard”

Teacherpreneur – December 2016 - “An interview with Rob Howard”

Better English pronunciation December 2016 – ClarkandMiller.com – 27 experts share their top tip - contributor

And That Has Made All the Difference – eBook contributor

How to Make Study a Habit
– Amazon eBook with Stephen Greene

How to Teach the TOEFL iBT Speaking Test
– Amazon eBook

PARSNIPS 3
– by Phil Wade 2016 Chapter Author (Suicide)

ELTAF – Spring 2016 – EFLtalks: Teachers teaching teachers worldwide.

PARSNIPS 2
– by Phil Wade 2015 Chapter Author (Religion)

BRAZ-TESOL – 2016 EFLtalks: “Building and Sharing a Legacy”

EFL Magazine - December 2015 “The Good, the Bad and the Online”

British Council Shortlisted Blog of the month – November 2015 “Fluency: Fact, Fiction or Farce”

Teaching English Online - November 2015 “How to Deal with Learners Who Want Everything for Free”

EFL Magazine - November 2015 “The Bee’s Knees”

BrELT – October 2015 – “An interview with Rob Howard”

Weekly English Workout – 2015 34 “Experts offer their tips for English Fluency”

Smashwords – 2015 Review of “Presentation Lesson Hacks” by Phil Wade

British Council Shortlisted Blog of the month – May 2015 “34 Idioms for Class”
BOOKS
EFLtalks cookbook
How to teach the TOEFL iBT Speaking Test
EFLtalks: The Companion Guide Volume 1
How to make Study a Habit
Student Projects
Prepping clients for Conference Calls
PARSNIP Volume 2
PARSNIP Volume 3
And that has made all the difference
Who knows but she would tell?
The Waltz We Were Born For
I Prefer Exceptions
Frozen in Time

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EFLtd is a new group, a spinoff from EFLtalks, for free EFL teacher development ideas, resources and tips. We welcome experienced teachers to share their expertise with new and future teachers as well as questions from teachers looking to learn more. We have a rather active group but are always looking for more content. Join us and become a part of it.


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IAP is a non-profit group of independent authors and publishers spreading the word about using of eBooks and print-on-demand as a new source for your EFL materials. Come see us at the annual IATEFL Conference. Check out our page at http://efltalks.com/IAPG.html
ENGLISH STUDENTS
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This is a community for Advanced English students from around the world to share and learn tips and advice to become a better language learner. We share blogs and links from top teachers and educators to help you improve. We currently boast around 15,000 viewers and have a large number of professionals sharing tips and offering help.
Vdioms

www.Vdioms.com

Vdioms is an ongoing project to help teach American English idioms. They are short, funny and sometimes silly classroom friendly English Idioms represented in vídeo form for ESL learners to understand the meanings while having a little laugh at the same time.
Check out and subscribe to our YouTube Channel at Vdioms.
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A visual urban dictionary for English learners. These are the idioms that learners never understand, need to learn, but can't be taught in the classroom. WARNING: these may be gross, disgusting, politically incorrect but they are meant to make an impact for learners.
Shelfies

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Shelfies.English.Project/

SHELFIES is a global ESL/EFL project for Intermediate and Advanced learners. The purpose is to represent and describe your interests based on a photo of your shelf and a 75 word description. We hope to show Global Cultural differences here to bring us all a little closer together. Please share and pass it on so we can make it all around the world.


SAILING THE SEA OF CTRL C + V

Finally, teachers the world over have the perfect example to demonstrate blatant plagiarism to their students. But do they practice what they preach? Take a journey with the new "pirates" of ELT.

The Good, The Bad, And The Online

Have you ever been introduced as an English teacher at a party and the first response is “Can you help me?” But now, you have moved to or are planning to move online. You ain’t seen nothing yet.

FLUENCY: Fact, Fiction or Farce

How often I see and hear the word fluency. Everyone studying wants it, everyone promises it, but can everyone achieve it? Is everyone able to reach the level of their language competence that is thought to be fluency?

35 IDIOMS FOR CLASS

While catching up on some films and shows, I noticed a few school idioms and decided to do something different. So here is a list of some common classroom-based idioms that you may hear, read or use.
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