From the Committee
Welcome to the last edition of the ELTA-Rhine Newsletter in its current PDF format. 2011 has been an eventful year so far, and there's more still to come. The new website and HTML Newsletter will be launched in the coming months, along with a new corporate design...
How Kay von Randow keeps her cool and rises above the challenges of the classroom
This 'teaching process' which we're involved in can be looked at from two distinct sides: what we the teachers, offer; and what our students assimilate and use...
While some teachers struggle to get their students to be quiet, Pat Schmitz is hoping to loosen their tongues
Kate Cowe looks at the some of the pitfalls of the EFL teaching business
When I left the UK one late November evening many years ago to come to Germany to experience “a year working abroad”, I received a card from a friend of mine saying “Happy Christmas – you’re very brave to go!” ...
The How-to Exam Section
IELTS stands for the International English Language Testing System and is an internationally recognised language certificate. It was devised by the British Council, and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations and the IDP (IELTS Australia). The exam tests all four language skills and the speaking test is a face-to-face recorded interview with an IELTS Examiner...
Judith Ellis looks at unexpected research results
Where ideas get passed on (hopefully) before you burn your fingers
Judith Ellis, on not wanting to be a 'female' writer
Corinn Lutz writes in response to Francis Martyn [Summer Edition]
Kay von Randow writes in response to Francis Martyn [Summer Edition]
On the lighter side...
How to talk for a long time about absolutely nothing
Alex Chapman explores the use of hedges as an avoidance strategy
Speaker: Kai Nickel
An overview of the ELTA-Rhine July Event held on 16th July 2011
Kai Nickel gives us the low-down on dealing with finances in Germany
19 September 2011
Speakers: Christine Burgmer and Kerstin Brandes