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Come to Stand 58 to meet our authors and to discover how we can help you do what you do best - teach!

We're proud to be working with IATEFL as sponsors of this conference.

For over 50 years IATEFL has been supporting English language teaching professionals worldwide, and the Annual Conference & Exhibition is one of the main events in the ELT Calendar.

We're excited to offer a programme of our academic presentations and workshops delving into the latest topics in English language learning.

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A preview from our presenters

Motivating the Teenage Brain: Making Language Matter

Ken Beatty

Teenagers can act out or silently resist opportunities to learn. This workshop reviews research on creating meaningful language-learning tasks, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and opportunities for reflective assessment. View the programme.


Taking Off From the Intermediate Plateau

Antonia Clare

Many learners encounter problems when moving from Intermediate to Upper Intermediate. This workshop will look at strategies and activities to highlight ways to help your learners take off from the Intermediate plateau. View the programme.


Authenticity in the Classroom


Phillip Warwick

There is debate on the use of authenticity in language classrooms and confusion on the extent to which they might be used. This session draws on the authentic materials Pearson and BBC used in creating Wider World, and why. View the programme.


Pearson Social Evening - A Panel Presentation 'Learning from Learning Objectives'

Thursday 12th, 19:00 - 20:30, Syndicate 3 & 4

Please join us for drinks and canapés at a discovery session looking into the effect that Learning Objectives can have on Learning Outcomes. This will be an engaging event giving you the chance to chat with world renowned ELT experts Scott Thornbury, David Nunan, Shay Coyne and Sara Davila while answering the burning question: 'What are the opportunities and limitations of using Learning Objectives in the ELT classroom?'

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Late night Tuesday

The Exhibition will be open late on Tuesday (woohoo!)

All of the exhibitors have put together a fun Stamp Collecting Challenge with a hamper of gifts for the winner. Look out for it at the show.

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Stay charged and connected

We have two charging booths and an internet cafe for everyone at IATEFL.

These will offer you a chance to relax and catch up, whilst browsing our Pearson English Readers and Marvel Readers. 

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Meet the authors

Come to Stand 58 after their sessions to meet and chat with our authors.

11th April
13:30 - Let's talk EAP: Dr Ken Beatty, Steve Marshall, Tania Pattison

12th April
11:00-12:00 - Clare Walsh, Expert IELTS
13:00-13:45 - Iwonna Dubicka, Business Partner
15:30-16:15 - Antonia Clare, Speakout

We're live tweeting

Join us on Twitter as we live tweet some of the sessions at IATEFL. Follow along and join the conversation with #PearsonLive. Some sessions include Ken Beatty, Autumn Westphal and Iwonna Dubicka.