iELT-Con 2015

25 - 27 May 2015 
Bayview Hotel ~ Georgetown ~ Penang ~ Malaysia

International English Language Teaching Conference 2015
iELT-Con 2015

"Enhancing ELT Professional Practice: From Current Questions To Future Action"

Thank you to all presenters and participants of iELT-Con 2015! Hope to see you again in 2017.

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OUR SINCERE APPRECIATION














PELLTA would like to express our sincere appreciation and a big THANK YOU to YB Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching, the Deputy Minister of Education, Malaysia for graciously officiating the opening ceremony of iELT-Con 2015. 

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AGM & Workshop

Sat., 23May 2015

 Bayview Hotel

9.00am - 11.30am

PELLTA members who are registered for iELT-Con 2015 are eligible to attend the 26th PELLTA AGM workshop by Prof Paul Matsuda, "Writing Instruction in Large Classes" for FREE! Just email us with your proof of payment for this conference & book your seat. 

iELT-Con 2015 is the 7th. biennial international English language teaching conference organised by the Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Conference (PELLTA) in Penang, Malaysia. The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for teachers, lecturers, teacher educators, policy makers and all involved in the teaching and learning of the English language to share knowledge, expertise and experience with ELT professionals from all over the world. 


The theme of iELT-Con 2015 is Enhancing ELT Professional Practice: From Current Questions To Future Action. This theme aims to encourage discussion and presentations about how the practice of ELT professionals can be enhanced by building bridges from the present to the future. It is hoped that the issues and questions raised by current practices in ELT arena can be translated into action in the future.   

SUB-THEMES

Innovations in ELT

Professional learning communities

Teaching the language skills

Special needs in ELT

Grammar in ELT

ICT in ELT

Assessment in ELT

Multiliteracies & ELT

Teaching English for specific purposes

Material selection, adaptation & production

Managing change in ELT trends & curricula

Literature & the language arts

ELT & intercultural communication

Continuous professional development

Teacher education

CONFERENCE VENUE & ACOMMODATION

Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang (formerly known as The City Bayview Hotel Penang Malaysia) is located along Farquhar Street right in the heart of Georgetown. Near to the commercial hub, eateries and the heritage enclave food courts, shopping malls, entertainment centers, historic and cultural landmarks . It takes only 30 minutes (17.6km) to get to the Penang International Airport and 30 minutes (18 km) to Batu Ferringhi Beach. The hotel is offering a special rate for all conference participants and presenters.


Superior single room: RM190++ per nite (with breakfast)

Deluxe single room  : RM215++ per nite (with breakfast)

For further details and room reservations, contact Bayview Hotel, Penang. 

Tel.: 604-2633161

Email: 

Reservation Department: reservations.bhgp@bayviewhotels.com
Catherine Tan (Senior Event Manager): cath.tan@bayviewhotels.com
Please be informed that the Penang State Government has announced a mandatory "Local Government Fee" of RM3.00 per occupied room per night with effect from 1st June 2014. This fee is payable prior or upon check in and will be in addition to the 10% service charge and 6% government tax.

EXPLORE PENANG, PEARL OF THE ORIENT

Enjoy the sights of Penang and taste the vast array of Penang food that will leave you wanting more. Explore the heritage enclave of George Town, a UNESCO heritage site, snap a photo with the unique creative street art and relax by the beach. 

Sign up for a HERITAGE TOUR! More info here...


If you wish to explore on your own, visit:

http://www.tourismpenang.net.my/

http://www.visitpenang.gov.my/portal3/