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December 05, 2007

Industry Events: Qatar TESOL 3rd International Conference

Hello Readers,

Looking for something to do in the spring? Well, the Qatar TESOL 3rd International Conference entitled, "Towards Excellence in the Classroom", will be held ...

April 11-12th, 2008.

Hosted by the College of the North Atlantic- Qatar, this conference will address practical issues in the classroom. Some of these practical issues might include such things as what it means to be an excellent teacher, how to create energy in the classroom, how to motivate learners, specific strategies that work well in the Gulf region, etc.

In addition to the workshops, presentations and poster sessions, there will also be a publishers display which will offer you the chance to look through some of the publications that are currently on offer.

If you're interested in presenting your own paper, the deadline for presentation proposals is January 15th, 2008. For more information about the call for papers, go to: http://www.qatartesol.org/call.html.

If you're interested in attending the conference, you can register online at: http://www.qatartesol.org/conference.html#.

Registration fees:
QR50 for members
QR100 for non-members

The Main Campus of CNA-Q in Duhail, Doha.
CNA-Q is located at 68 Al Tarafa, Duhail North, Doha.

If you decide to go, feel free to add your comments about the conference here afterwards!

Until next time ...

Carol Rueckert
Writer, ESL Lesson Plan
E-mail: crueckert@eslemployment.com
Blog: www.esl-lesson-plan.com

"I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand." - Chinese Proverb

*For the COMPLETE list of Industry Events mentioned on ESL-Lesson-Plan, click HERE!

About the author of this entry:
Carol, a native English-speaker hailing from the small town of St. Joseph in Minnesota, USA, worked in China for more than 7 years. During that time, she worked at universities, private language schools, grade schools, international schools, and did private tutoring as well. Besides teaching, she also worked as a Head teacher, an Education Manager, and a Material Development Manager. In addition to working on this newsletter, she also writes a monthly column for Time Out Beijing, authors ESL textbooks for publishing houses in China, and is an Editor for Garnet Publishing in Reading, England. Carol holds a BA in Communications from the College of St. Benedict/ St. John's University, and a CELTA, and has just finished her MA TESOL course at Oxford Brookes University. Look for her posts on the ESL-Jobs-Forum discussion boards!

Posted by crueckert at December 5, 2007 07:37 AM

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