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The 7th Future of English Language Teaching Conference (FOELT) 2022

ONLINE | Saturday, 11 June 2022

09:00 - 16:45 (UK time)






2 Plenaries

Presented by Sarah Mercer and Jason Anderson.

Various Breakout Sessions

Covering English for Specific Purposes, Young Learners, Technology and Innovation and Teacher Education.

Truly International

The free online conference is open to English language professionals around the world at all stages in their career.


The conference programme below is provisional and is subject to change. Delegates will be informed of any updates and changes.


Select a session below to see the full summary.


9:00 - 9:15


Introduction - Welcome and orientation


9:15 - 10:00

Breakout sessions 1:


ESP: Towards Green Trends in ELT: Perceptions from an Indian ESP Classroom, V.K. Karthika


YL: Developing Writing Skills through Formative Collaborative Assessment Rubrics online and F2F, Yasmine Mohamed Atwa


IT: Best Practice for Integrating Technology to Teach Phonemic Awareness, Svetlana Gritsenko


TE: Understanding Teacher Awareness of Translanguaging Pedagogy: A Study on Indian ESL Teachers, Chelsy Selvan


TE: Finding the Target: Focussing Teachers' CPD in a Digital Age, Ben Beaumont


10:00 - 10:15

Refreshment Break

10:15 - 11:00

Breakout sessions 2:


ESP: Proposing a Model for ESP Classrooms: Design Thinking through Affect Theory, Anila V.S.


YL: Learning by Doing: Cognitive Implications of Using Experiential Teaching Strategies in Young Students with Specific Learning Disabilities, Amal Tom


IT: What the Metaverse Means for Language Learning and How You Can Prepare for It, Nergiz Kern


TE: Promoting Learner Autonomy in Entry-level Teacher Education Courses, Daniel (Dan) Kirk


TE: Flying Higher to Get Deeper, Predrag Jovanovic


11:00 - 11:15

Refreshment break


11:00 - 11:15

Pop up session

What's new at Trinity?, Alison Castle Kane


11:15 - 12:00

Breakout sessions 3:


ESP: Better Meta-Cognition, Kezzie Moynihan


YL: Narrative Co-construction in the Classroom: Strategies for Teachers' use of Story Retelling, Priya Prithiviraj 


IT: Adventures in WhatsApp, Anna Young, Kristina Smith, Abdoulaye Konate


TE: Developing Communication Skills through Debate: How to Engage Students Emotionally, Imaginatively, Intellectually and Playfully, Letizia Cinganotto - Manuela Kelly Calzini


TE: The 3 Hats Method - A Holistic Approach to Teaching Language Functions, Grammar and Collocations, Peter O'Neill



12:00 - 12:45

Refreshment break


12:45 - 13:30

Plenary 1:


Localizing English language teacher expertise: What, why and how?, Jason Anderson


13:30 - 13:45

Refreshment break


13:45 - 14:30

Breakout sessions 4:


YL: Embedding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years, Primary and Secondary General English Classes, Viktor Carrasquero, Eduardo Farias, James Sample 


IT: Integrated Homework: A More Personal Way to Empower Learning Outside the Classroom, Magdalena Jurado González 


TE: Adding Diverse Learner Identities and Translanguaging in Inclusive Pronunciation Teaching, Adam Scott


TE: Learning with and from Others: The Importance of the Social Environment for Learning, Diana Bauducco



14:30 - 14:45

Refreshment break


14:30 - 14:45

Pop-up session

The Regent's difference - an education, a location and a university experience like no other.


14:45 - 15:30

Breakout sessions 5:


ESP: English as a Lingua Franca as ESP: Changing Curricula Pedagogy and Teacher Education to Reflect the Needs of English Users, Robert Spink


YL: Teaching English as a Foreign Language Through Scientific Information Books for Children and Young Adults, Greta Antonioni


IT: Implementing a Video Self-Reflection Course for Online Teachers, Dr David Bish 


TE: Flourishing Teachers, Flourishing Schools, Mariana Hidalgo


TE: Teaching for Teachers - Improving the Quality of Bilingual Education with Teacher Training in Language, Methodology and ICT, Sarah Julia Forsey


15:30 - 15:45

Refreshment break


15:45 - 16:30

Plenary 2:


Wellbeing at the heart of language teaching: Teacher and learner perspectives, Sarah Mercer


16:30 - 16:45

Closing comments and farewell



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