Monthly Archives: August 2016

As iron sharpens iron, so one teacher sharpens another

The BRAZ-TESOL Rio Grande do Norte Chapter (BTRN) was founded in early 2010 without a very definite idea of what difference we would effectively make. We all just felt we needed to do something to make the ELT community more … Continue reading

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BTRN Symposium Booklet

Dear TESOLer, Today is the day we meet for the I BRAZ-TESOL RN Symposium and we have carefully prepared a booklet which you can download from here. It contains the symposium schedule, speakers bios, session abstracts and more. I have … Continue reading

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Timetable | I BRAZ-TESOL RN Symposium

Dear TESOLer, We are pleased to share with you the timetable for the I BRAZ-TESOL RN Symposium – English in a changing world: Keeping up with the millennials – which takes place at IFRN (Instituto Federal do Rio Grande do … Continue reading

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Thank you, sponsors!

The I BRAZ-TESOL RN Symposium would not have become a reality without the decisive support of the sponsors above. Thank you! Best wishes, Fernando Guarany

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Timetable | I BRAZ-TESOL SYMPOSIUM

Dear TESOLer, Here’s what this Saturday’s event looks like in a bird’s-eye view: I BRAZ-TESOL SYMPOSIUM | English in a changing world – keeping up with the millennials 20 August 2016 – 8 AM to 7 PM IFRN – Instituto Federal … Continue reading

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A teacher’s account

Flavio de Ávila is a state sector teacher in Paraiba. He attended our BRAZ-TESOL RN event last may (and also the recent international conference in Brasilia). Flavio emailed us to share a bit of his experience at the Natal event (and … Continue reading

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Fanfic frenzy and other millennial genres in English Language Teaching

We are delighted to announce Jennifer Sarah Cooper as a plenary speaker.  Jennifer is a Professor of English at the Department of Foreign Modern Languages and Literatures at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN). She has a … Continue reading

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Embracing Technology Inside and Outside the Classroom

BRAZ-TESOL RN would like to thank Andrea Souza, Anderson Leite and Endrigo Ramos of Cambridge University Press for their support in sponsoring Luiz Henrique Rose as one of our plenary speakers. Luiz has been working in the ELT field for over … Continue reading

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What Might Come After the Millennials?

We would like to thank Helmara Moraes and the Embassy of the United States for sponsoring Stephanie Hanson as a plenary speaker. Stephanie holds a Master’s degree in TESOL from the University of Illinois.  She has taught English and trained teachers … Continue reading

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Can we talk about our English?

We are pleased to announce the line-up of speakers at the I BRAZ-TESOL Symposium. For our opening plenary, we have outstanding Higor Cavalcante. Higor  is a Brazilian teacher, teacher educator and ELT writer based in São Paulo-SP. He is currently the second … Continue reading

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