"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more
The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for academic researchers to interact with practising English teachers and share ideas and experiences, with a view to improving both scientific work and classroom results. All aspects of teaching and learning will be considered including, but not restricted to: assessment, technology, phonetics, individual differences, methodology and cultural awareness.