Phil's EFL Support Site
for English Language Teachers studying for Masters or Diplomas
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE
Welcome to philseflsupport.com, which is just coming up to its 18th month's anniversary. Thanks to all of you for making this possible. This site is only what you have made it, and I thank you for all your feedback, suggestions and support throughout 2002.
This year will focus on getting the user database registration developed,
so that you can all begin finding like minded professionals with similar
research interests to yourselves. Please use the registration
page to let us know that you are on board with the other 200 EFL'ers
worldwide who are already logged on.
Another drive this year will be on site user articles. So, if you have any research that you would like to share, please just send it in as an attachment to an email referenced: Article Submission.
Another feature which will grow through the year are the
discussion boards. Many of you have been asking for these to be posted,
and starting with the new article on Journal
Writing on the Skills page we
This is going to be a busy next few months in the EFL world with a number
of excellent conferences on the horizon. A few of these for
The Role of Research in Teacher Education - a fascinating looking conference under the auspices of IATEFL from the 31st January to the 2nd February in Nottingham.
Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics from the 15th to the 17th February in Washington, DC.
TAMA 2003 - the conference on 'Multilingual Knowledge and Technology Transfer' in Pretoria, South Africa. February 17th-21st.
TESOLArabia 2003 - the largest TESOL conference in the region which should attract to Duabi some 2,000 delegates from all over the Gulf, North Africa and Asia. 12th - 14th March.
TESOL international conference in Baltimore from the 25th March.
IATEFL - Annual conference in Brighton from the 22nd to the 26th of April.
(ITMELT) - The Information Technology and Multimedia in ELT conference in Hong Kong in June.
If you would like to see a specific conference in 2003 included in the
newsletter, just let me know by email on Conference
Finally, please let me know
what you would like added to the site.