The Future of
English Language
Teaching Conference

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The Future of English Language Teaching Conference

Presented by Trinity College London and Regent’s University London, FOELT offers a first-rate professional development opportunity with a contemporary twist. It is free to attend and is open to English language professionals around the world at all stages in their careers.


View our latest events and use the button below to register your interest in attending the 9th Future of English Language Teaching Conference on Saturday 15 June 2024.




Share your knowledge and expertise at our biggest event of 2024

English language teaching professionals from around the world are invited to submit proposals for 45 minute presentations or workshops, that address areas pertinent to the future of English Language Teaching in one the following categories:

  • English for Specific Purposes

  • Young Learners

  • Technology and Innovation

  • Teacher Education



Once you have gathered everything you need, submit your proposal by clicking the button below.

Deadline for submissions is Friday 29 March 2024.

Plenary Speakers

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What to include

Here's everything you need to include in order to submit a proposal.


Subtheme - What subject would you like to present?

Title - This should be no more than 20 words.

Abstract - Outline what you would like to discuss. This should be no more than 300 words.

Preferred presentation format - Would you like to run a workshop or give a presentation?

Photograph - Please provide us with a picture to include in our event communications.

Bio - Tell us a little about yourself. This should be no more than 800 words and include your name(s), affiliation(s),country, and email address.



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Judit Kormos 

Judit Kormos, Professor of Second Language Acquisition at Lancaster University, specializes in cognitive processes in additional language learning. Her work, including the book Teaching Languages to Students with Specific Learning Differences, explores dyslexia's impact. Kormos has contributed to studies on the accessibility of language tests for young learners and played a pivotal role in award-winning EU-sponsored projects. As lead educator for the Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching MOOC on FutureLearn, she conducts global workshops on inclusive language teaching.


Richard Chinn

Richard Chinn works on MA and BA programmes at King’s College London, and pre and in service teacher training courses at International House London. His professional interests are in classroom interaction, language teaching methodology, and teacher development. He is co-author of the book Working with Emergent Language published by Pavilion ELT.


Danny Norrington-Davies

Danny Norrington-Davies is a teacher and teacher-trainer working at International House London. His interests in ELT are emergent language, grammar, materials design, and creativity. He enjoys speaking at conferences, and his first book, Teaching grammar: from rules to reasons was published by Pavilion ELT in 2016. He is the co-author of the book Working with Emergent Language, also published by Pavilion ELT.

Key Statistics

from the 2023 event

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Over 3000 registrations


Countries represented


Satisfaction rate


What English language professionals say

"Such a wonderful and informative event"

- Abdul, Teacher

"Thoroughly enjoyed, packed with useful sessions, enough breaks and not overloaded"

- Justina, Director

"This was a revelation to me. I think the organisation was terrific. Many thanks to all"

- Theresa, English Teacher

"All the sessions were very inspirational"

- Kasia, English Teacher