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IATEFL Manchester 2015

IATEFL Manchester 2015

Cambridge English at IATEFL 2015

Visit stands 1-7 for a trip to Cambridge complete with souvenir photograph.

From the launch of our brand new general English course, Empower, to the 30th anniversary of the world’s favourite grammar series, we’ve got plenty to celebrate at IATEFL! Come along to stand 1-7 to discover our latest releases and find new editions of your favourite products. We’re offering at least 20% off all Cambridge ELT material, with up to 30% off selected Grammar in Use titles throughout the conference.


Cambridge English events

We’ve got a wide range of exciting events taking place throughout the conference – we’ll be toasting some of our favourite courses with a glass of bubbly, celebrating the success of our Cambridge English scholarship winners, and debating the role of teachers’ own language use in the classroom. Don’t miss out, put these events in your diary now...

Cambridge English Empower - Saturday 11 April, afternoon coffee break, Stand 1-7

Raise a glass of bubbly to our new adult general English course and take part in a Q&A with our authors!

Cambridge English Teacher - Sunday 12 April, afternoon coffee break, Stand 1-7

Join us to celebrate our three scholarship winners and find out how Cambridge English Teacher can support your professional development. There’s 50% off a year’s membership when you sign up at the stand!

The Language Debate - Sunday 12 April, 11.45-13.00, Charter 2-3

Join our panel of experts to discuss the role of teachers’ own language use in the classroom and receive a free chapter of the new Assessing Language Teachers’ Professional Skills and Knowledge, edited by Rosemary Wilson and Monica Poulter.

30 Years of Grammar in Use - Monday 13 April, afternoon coffee break, Stand 1-7

We’ll be celebrating the anniversary of English Grammar in Use with cake and a glass of bubbly. You can also take part in our 30-second grammar quiz for your chance to win some great prizes!


Conference presentations

You can also join Cambridge English authors, publishers, and teacher trainers at the following talks across the full four days of the conference:


Saturday 11 April



An impact study of BEC Vantage on test-takers in China


Xiangdong Gu


15.05 – 15.35


Exchange 5


Emotional engagement for adult students

Herbert Puchta

15.50 – 16.35

Exchange Hall


Identifying the academic reading skills needed for IELTS success

Pauline Cullen

17.10 – 17.40

Exchange Hall


Forever grammar: what every teacher needs to know

Martin Parrott

17.10 – 17.40

Charter 2–3


Engaging parents in their children’s English language learning

Karen Saxby

17.55 – 18.25

Charter 2–3


Sunday 12 April



Uncovering culture


Ben Goldstein and Ceri Jones


10.25 – 11.10


Charter 2–3


What is the question? Dealing with IELTS Writing Task 2

Sarah Philpot

10.25 – 11.10

Exchange 11


Technology and learning oriented assessment: helping teachers and learners

Angeliki Salamoura and Evelina Galaczi

12.30 – 13.00

Exchange 1


Improve your teaching: profile, plan, progress

Virgil Ierubino and Mary Whiteside

14.20 – 14.50

Charter 4


Student support in online-only courses

Deirdre Cijffers and Gordon Lewis

15.05 – 15.35

Exchange Hall


Swapshop – ideas for teaching IELTS

Mina Patel

15.50 – 16.35

Central 8


Flipped lessons in and out of the EFL classroom

José Mª López Lago

17.10 – 18.15

Central 7


Monday 13 April



English alone is not enough: teaching multilingualism


Michael Carrier


10.25 – 10.55


Charter 2–3


English for the workplace: changing needs and changing contexts

Jonathan Deer

11.30 – 12.00

Exchange 10


Low level, not low ambition! Teaching EAP to low-level learners

Stephanie Dimond-Bayir

13.35 – 14.20


Advanced reading skills – subskills, tasks and texts

Jill Buggey



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