Simple English ~ Nicola Prentis

Thoughts on ELT, English and whatever else comes into my head

Is there discourse against women in ELT?

At this year’s IATEFL, Russ Mayne and I gave a talk called “Where are the women in ELT?”. It was attended by about 50 people, crammed into a 40 seater … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 29 Comments

Baby went to IATEFL

It’s hard to say which factor absents you from participating fully in a conference more — going with a one-month old baby or giving a talk on the last night … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 6 Comments

Archetypes of ELT – 2015

With IATEFL almost upon us, it’s nice to know that, like the conference line-up itself, nothing much changes in ELT. With two new additions for 2015, here’s the update on the archetypes … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · 4 Comments

Baby goes to IATEFL 2015, part I

I’ve been off the blog for a few months much as I feared in the New Year. That post’s empty promises to myself were driven by the doubt I’d still be … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · 23 Comments

A quick survey about ELT

Can I have five minutes of your time for a quick survey about ELT? If you don’t need further persuasion, it’s here. If you want to know a little more, … Continue reading

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