jon hird

 

teacher       trainer       materials writer

Conferences, talks, workshops, webinars, training and teaching

2019

 

January - March

Teaching at The University of Oxford (HilaryTerm 2018-2019)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

 

February

ELT Ireland, Dublin (15th-16th)

Talk: Speaking Activities in the Classroom

 

English UK Scotland, Edinburgh (23rd)

Talk: Speaking Activities in the Classroom

 

Webinar OUP (22nd and 26th)

Do you Speak 2019? Aspects of Contemporary English

 

 

March

Webinar OUP (1st)

Dyslexia and ELT Materials

 

IH Torun, Poland (16th)

Talks: Do you Speak 2019? Aspects of Contemporary English / What’s it mean: it’s different, spoken grammar?

 

MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia (22nd-23rd)

Workshop: Planning and Extended Speaking / Do you Speak 2019? Aspects of Contemporary English

 

 

April - June

Teaching and Tutor on the Oxford Advanced Pre-sessional Course for Graduate Students at The University of Oxford (Trinity Term 2017-2018)

Modules: English Grammar / Advanced Pronunciation Practice / Presentation Skills / IELTS

 

 

April

53rd International IATEFL Conference, Liverpool, UK (1st-5th)

Delegate only

 

 

May

BETA-IATEFL Annual International Conference, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (3rd-5th)

Talk: Dyslexia and Learning English: Literacy and Wider Issues  

Workshop: Selecting, Adapting and Designing Materials for Learners with Dyslexia

 

ELTA Conference, Belgrade, Serbia (11th)

Talk: Do you speak 2019? Aspects of Contemporary English

 

 

June

ELTAF Conference, Frankfurt, Germany (29th)

Talk: Do you speak 2019? Aspects of Contemporary English 

 

 

July - August

Tutor at the University of Oxford, Worcester College

2-week Academic English and Presentation Skills course for Hong Kong PolyU students

 

Tutor at The University of Oxford, Exeter College: 2-week English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar.

Workshops: Exploring Grammar: Words, Clauses, Sentences and Beyond / Contemporary English: Teaching a Changing Language

Plenary lecture:  Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

 

August - September

Tutor at the University of Oxford, Worcester College

3-week Academic English course for Kyoto University students

 

 

September

Fischer Conference, Bucharest, Romania (5th-6th)

Talk: Dyslexia and Learning English: Literacy and Wider Issues  

Workshop: Selecting, Adapting and Designing Materials for Learners with Dyslexia

 

28th IATEFL Poland conference (20th-22nd)

Talk: Aspects of Online English

 

SCELT conference, Bratislava, Slovakia (27th-28th)

Talk: Dyslexia and Learning English: Literacy and Wider Issues  

Workshop: Selecting, Adapting and Designing Materials for Learners with Dyslexia

 

 

October - December

Teaching at The University of Oxford: Foundations of Diplomacy course (Michaelmas Term 2019-2020)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

 

October

International House conference, Kyiv, Ukraine (5th)

Talk: Dyslexia and Learning English: Literacy and Wider Issues  

Workshop: Selecting, Adapting and Designing Materials for Learners with Dyslexia

 

International House conference, Milan, Italy (11th)

Talk: Speaking Activities in the Classroom

 

8th ELT Malta Conference (18th-19th)

Talk: Speaking Activities in the Classroom

 

 

November

TESOL Italy, Rome (15th-16th)

Talk: TBC

 

38th International Annual TESOL France Colloquium, Paris (29th-1st December)

Talk: TBC

 

 

2018

 

January - March

Teaching at The University of Oxford (HilaryTerm 2017-2018)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

April - June

Teaching at The University of Oxford (Trinity Term 2017-2018)

Module: English Grammar

 

Tutor on the Oxford Advanced Pre-sessional Course for Graduate Students (Trinity Term 2017-2018)

Modules: Advanced Pronunciation Practice / Presentation Skills

 

April

52nd International IATEFL Conference, Brighton, UK

Talk: Extended Speaking in the Classroom (and the Importance of Planning): 10.40 Tuesday 10th April

 

Conference tour in Italy: Turin, Milan, Padua, Rome

Talks: Grammar in the Real World / Teaching Grammar to Learners with Dyslexia

 

May

PASE Conference Warsaw, Poland

Talk: What’s it mean: it’s different, spoken grammar?

 

June

MAWSIG Conference, Brookes University, Oxford, UK

Talk: Adapting texts for ELT: intuition, analysis and authenticity

 

July - August

Tutor at the University of Oxford, Worcester College

2-week Academic English and Presentation Skills course for Hong Kong PolyU students

 

Tutor at The University of Oxford, Exeter College: 2-week English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar.

Workshops: Exploring Grammar: Words, Clauses, Sentences and Beyond / Contemporary English: Teaching a Changing Language

Plenary lecture:  Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

August - September

Tutor at the University of Oxford, Worcester College

4-week Academic English course for Kyoto University students

 

September

ETAS Professional Development Day, Liestal, Switzerland

Plenary lecture: Dyslexia and Learning English: Literacy and Wider Issues  

Workshop: Dyslexia and Learning English: Teaching Grammar

 

27th IATEFL Poland Conference

Plenary: Do you Speak 2018? Aspects of Contemporary English

 

Britanico Conference, Lima Peru

Plenary: Do you Speak 2018? Aspects of Contemporary English

 

October

Italian Dyslexia Association conference, Rome

Talk: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

10th ELTAM conference, Struga, Macedonia

Plenary lecture: Dyslexia and Learning English: Literacy and Wider Issues  

Workshop: Selecting, Adapting and Designing Materials for Learners with Dyslexia

 

 

October - December

Teaching at The University of Oxford (Michaelmas Term 2018-2019)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

November

TESOL Italy, Rome

Talk: Grammar for the Real World

 

TESOL Greece Specific Learning Differences SIG conference, Athens, Greece

Workshop: Selecting, Adapting and Designing Materials for Learners with Dyslexia