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Talking with experts in ELT!

Interviews on education and language teaching

ROGER HOUSE TALKS TO ELT NEWS: FROM JOURNALISM TO ELT, FROM TEACHER TRAINING TO MATERIALS WRITING

Roger House has been involved in ELT for over thirty years as a teacher, trainer and author. He is a former chairperson of TESOL Macedonia-Thrace, Northern Greece and an active member of TESOL Greece. He has presented at national and international conferences, and is the author of a teacher’s book for OUP.   Did you always want to become a...

Dr Michael Milanovic talks to ELT NEWS about the new LanguageCert certificates administered online

H IMG 026Michael Milanovic has worked in English Language learning and assessment since 1977. He holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics, and has over 30 years’ academic, practical and managerial experience in the field. He has led major projects in collaboration with government departments around the world, and has also worked closely with the Council of Europe on its...

Nick Dellas talks about the Educational Leadership Association

Nick DellasNick Dellas is a teacher of English and a FLS owner who has been running Chronos School, one of the most successful FL schools in the greater Athens area, for more than twenty years. Nick Dellas is also the Chairperson of ELA (Educational Leadership Association), a newly formed FLS owners’ association, which aims to improve the quality of educational...

John H.A.L. de Jong talks about language learning, teaching and testing

    John H.A.L. de Jong is Professor Emeritus of Language Testing at VU University, Amsterdam, and owner/director of a consultancy business “Language Testing Services”. John graduated from Leiden University and obtained a Ph.D. in Educational Measurement from Twente University. He has published articles and books in Dutch, English and French...

Dr Thomai Alexiou talks about teaching English to kindergarten children

Dr Thomai Alexiou talks about teaching English to kindergarten children2The introduction of English in pre-primary schools is rapidly increasing worldwide since there is a growing belief that foreign language learning is beneficial for the young child’s intellectual and educational growth; moreover, an additional language in the early years is thought to broaden young children’s geographic and cultural horizons. Although...

George Athanasopoulos, Academic Coordinator, is talking about OUP’s new start in Greece

George Athanasopoulos has been active in the ELT scene for twenty five years teaching English to all age groups. During the last ten years he’s been teaching Business English and ESP. He has also developed the e-learning programmes in Business, Legal and Paralegal English of the University of Athens. He joined OUP in 2018 and he aspires to lead the...

Ο Πρόεδρος της PALSO Βασίλης Κροντήρης μιλά στο ELT NEWS

vassilis krontirisΉταν μεσημέρι μιας Παρασκευής του Φλεβάρη όταν η γραμματέας μου, μού πέρασε μια γραμμή λέγοντας «μια κυρία  Σπυροπούλου θέλει να σας μιλήσει».  Προς στιγμή σιωπή μετά Τασούλα! Βασίλη! Θεέ μου τι θύμησες! Δεν χρειάστηκε πολύς χρόνος για να καλύψουμε με τα μπλα-μπλα το κενό τόσωv ετών. ‘Βασίλη, μια συνέντευξη θέλω’. ‘Ο,τι θέλεις Τασούλα.’ ‘Ναι, αλλά θα...

Zafi mandali talks about ELT its past, present and future

mandali  Zafi Mandali  has been  the director of the  Department of English, Ellinogermaniki Agogi for two decades. She has served as drama and literature Sig Coordinator for TESOL Greece, has given a number of presentations and workshops, published a number of articles for TESOL journal and has authored 4 books on FCE training, Grammar instruction and...