5th ELT CONFERENCE

5th ELT CONFERENCE

Antalya Bilim University, School of Foreign Languages held the 5th of its ELT conferences titled, “Enhancing Learning Through Effective Teaching,” where speakers discussed and elaborated on methods to teach English more effectively. The conference, held on the 7th of March, Saturday, at DoubleTree by Hilton Antalya Hotel with the participation of many teachers from nearby universities and high schools, hosted three international guests who are experts in their fields. The first guest to address the audience was Dr. John O’Dwyer, who has worked as a manager in the Primary School, High School and School of Foreign Languages of Bilkent University for many years. The second guest to take the stage was Varinder Unlu, who works as a manager in London Glion Institute and as a trainer in teacher training programs (CELTA, Trinity TESOL). The last speech of the day was by Nick Manthei, who carries out studies on teacher training. After the speeches, there was a surprise raffle event for the audience. At the end of the program, Dr. Murat Kaplan, the Director of the School of Foreign Languages, extended his thanks and gratitude to the speakers, who were keenly listened to by the audience, and to Cambridge University Press, Dunya Education, MacMillan Education and Oxford Unifersity Press publishing houses for their contributions. Dr. Kaplan also stated that these organizations greatly contribute to language teaching and teacher development and added that they wanted to keep bringing the audience together with important names in the field of English language teaching in similar organizations.