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Join us for BC TEAL’s 2017 Annual Conference and Anniversary Celebration at Vancouver Community College’s Broadway Campus, May 4th to 6th. We are thrilled to be celebrating our 50th anniversary, and look forward to having you join us for three days of professional development and celebration.
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Saturday, May 6 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Plenary Presentation: Two Sources of Professional Knowledge in Language Teaching

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Some claim that the main source of professional knowledge should be insights from empirical research; but for most of us, it is the actual hands-on experience that is the major contributor. In this talk I shall be looking at both of these sources, with some practical examples of what each can contribute, and draw some conclusions as to the place of each in language teacher education programs.

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Penny Ur

Cambridge University Press
Penny Ur has many years of experience as an English teacher in schools in Israel at all levels, and has taught ELT methodology at Oranim Academic College of Education and Haifa University.  She is primarily interested in practical aspects of effective English language teaching. Her books include Grammar practice activities (2nd Edition) (2009), Vocabulary activities (2012), A course in English language teaching (2012), Discussions and more (2014), Penny... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Auditorium (2010 Bldg A) VCC Broadway

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