BrELT On The Road: The São Paulo Edition

BrELT on the Road 2018 Program – click here


It’s time for São Paulo to host the next edition of BrELT On The Road!

On 7 September teachers and ELT professionals will have the chance to attend our annual, internationally recognized event which will be held at the beautiful premises of Colégio Emilie De Villeneuve. We aim to bring teachers the best of what is being discussed in our industry today, and also explore what the future holds.

We are pleased, honored and proud to announce that our very special guests of the day are:

A teacher since the year 2000, Natália Guerreiro has been working in Aviation English assessment and teaching for the Brazilian Air Force for 8.5 years. She holds a CELTA, a B.A. in English & Portuguese from UFRJ, and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Melbourne. She’s been elected to the BRAZ-TESOL Advisory Council for the 2017-2018 term and is responsible for the blog Aviation English Hub. She is also a former BrELT Moderator.

Mark Hancock has published many ELT methodology and resource books, including Pronunciation Games (Cambridge University Press 1995), and Singing Grammar (Cambridge University Press 1999). He has also written a number of study material and coursebooks such as English Pronunciation in Use Intermediate (Cambridge University Press, 2012), English Result (Oxford University Press, 2002), Authentic Listening Resource Pack (Delta Publishing, 2015) and PronPack 1-4 (Hancock McDonald ELT 2017). He also publishes pronunciation materials on  and

Claire Venables has taught in Europe and holds a Trinity DipTESOL from Oxford TEFL. She has a wide range of experience as a teacher, teacher-trainer, Director of Studies and materials writer. She has been involved in the creation and implementation of language programmes in schools, teaching training courses, and coursebook writing for Macmillian. She is an active member of the National English Teachers’ Association (BRAZ-TESOL) and a board member of two special interest groups (VOICES for Women and Young Learners and Teens) and the Director of Active English.

Higor Cavalcante is a teacher, teacher trainer and CELTA tutor and is the author of two books: Inglês para professor and the upcoming Inglês para professor 2. He is currently vice president of BRAZ-TESOL and is future president as of 2019. He is also the president and a founding member of BRAZ-TESOL’s Teacher Development Special Interest Group.

Vinicius Nobre is a managing partner at Troika. He has more than 23 years of experience as a teacher, teacher educator, education manager, course designer, international examiner and course book writer. He is a CELTA/ICELT/DELTA tutor and past president of BRAZ-TESOL. Vinnie has written Getting into Teacher Education: a handbook (Cengage), Teaching English Today: Contexts and Objectives (SBS) and often publishes articles and chapters about English language teaching.

You can’t miss it!
You will have the chance – should you feel like – to have your participation magnified!
Not only will delegates be able to attend talks, workshops, Pecha Kucha presentations, show&tell moments and Live BrELT Chats, but you can also engage in structured networking moments.

How do these formats work?
– Talks: reflective presentations of a topic related to aspects of teaching, professional development or Education in general

– Workshops: hands-on sessions with practical ideas to add to your teaching repertoire

– Live BrELT Chats: in a circle, you will be able to share your thoughts and learn from listening to different perspectives. Interactive, dynamic and fun!

– Show & Tell: lively presentations that will enhance your set of teaching activities

– Pecha Kucha: What about ending the day on a high note? Each presenter is allowed a slideshow of 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds, giving a total presentation time of six minutes and forty seconds before the next speaker is up, keeping presentations fast-paced and engaging.

Furthermore, in case you have never presented at an ELT conference, you can count on the expertise of the BrELT team to provide guidance and feedback in order to sharpen your presentations skills.

Join us!

Previously on BrELT On Road: click here to see photos of the last edition.

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