Dear HLT Readers,
Welcome to the June issue of HLT. First Pilgrims news. We have just come back from IATEFL conference in Belfast. It was so great to be back together after the pandemic and I am sure it was a historic moment for all of us which will feature in the history of IATEFL. If you want to learn out more about a publication describing the history of IATEFLgo to Pilgrims News.
Now we are bust planning for the Pilgrims summer at Limerick. We hope to see you there. For more details go here.
In this issue you will find some ideas for teaching higher level students: Self-help Books to Master Reading Strategies by G. Sandhiya Devi and Divya John, “Hi, Memory!”: Negotiating Forms of Address with Chinese EFL Students on a Pre-sessional Course at a UK University, by David Clayton, and Student-Made Surveys: Suggestion for an Extended Project by Michael Guest.
There are two articles for those of you who are interested in Special Educational Needs (SEN): Language Learning with Dyslexia by Emmanuelle Betham and The Role of Creativity in Students with Specific Learning Disorder, Erika Saccuti.
The issues of changing methodologies in language teaching are addressed in three texts: Balance in Movement by Gianluigi Basile, Adaptive Teaching Methodologies in the Covid- 19 Era in Cuba by Adys Maria Nassiff Samón, Silvia Miriam Morgan Scott, Annia Rosales Romero, Earl Stevick’s Impact by Jane Arnold and Tim Murphey, and Some Further Reflections on 30 Years of EFL/ELT Teaching and Training by Sandra Piai.
There are some really inspiring ideas for the classroom: Teaching English in Early Childhood Through The ICTs by Roxana Perea Romero, From Boring to Exploring: Utilising a Location Finder Website to Teach Minimal Pairs by Ronnakrit Rangsarittikun, Three Stories by Andrew Wright, Flag Chain Game and Presentation Classes on Zoom, both by Pak Man Au.
Enjoy the June issue of HLT.
Hanna (Hania) Kryszewska