ELT Exchange 2018 Conference Program

Day 1, Monday June 4, 8:30-16:00

Opening

9:00-10:00

Opening Ceremony

Auditorium

Plenary

10:00-11:00

Rethinking the Architecture of the West African Classroom

Eran Williams, Regional English Language Office, US Embassy, Senegal

Auditorium

Workshops

11:15-12:00

Welcome to EducationUSA

Nina Toyo, US Embassy Abidjan

Room 1

Teaching for Success

John Simpson, British Council, Rwanda

Room 2

The Oral Interview in the Ivorian National Examinations

Koffi Kouadio, IUGB

Room 3

The Benefits of Introducing AfroFuturism into the EFL Classroom

Keino Campbell, IUGB

Room 4

Papers

12:15-13:00

Curriculum Design in Vocational Education and the Practices of Schools in Abidjan

Soro N’Gana, CBCG Cocody

Room 1

The Use of Translation within Communicative Language Teaching in an EFL Context

Appia Kouadio, IUGB

Room 2

The Place of English Clubs in English Language Teaching and Learning in a Francophone Country

N’Goran Koffi Marcos, CINELTA

Room 3

Teacher Communities of Practice: An Effective Tool for Continuing Professional Development

Tanoh N’guessan Barthelemy, Lycée Moderne Bad Ndouci

Room 4

Workshops

14:15-15:00

4 Easy Ways to Teach Vowel Sounds

Lia Hollander, American Center/Freelance

Room 1

Connecting Teaching to Learning: What is it?

Mohamed Lekrama, IUGB

Room 2

Teach Like a Coach

Lorie Mattox, IUGB

Room 3

Classroom Strategies for Promoting Gender Equality

Riah Werner, IPNETP

Room 4

Sharing Best Practices

15:15-16:00

Teaching Listening in Secondary Schools

Ebrin N’Goran Ernest, Koffi Affoue Nathalie and Konan Kouakou Youse, Lycée Technique de Abidjan

Room 1

Methods of Using Grammar to Assist the Productive Skills

Yale Toti Jean-Marc, Education and English for You

Room 2

Integration of Critical Thinking Skills for EFL Teachers

Yao Kouame Jules, American Center

Room 3

WhatsApp in Teaching and Learning English Outside the Classroom

Kouassi Adjoumani, CBCG Cocody

Room 4


Day 2: Tuesday June 5, 8:30-16:00

Plenary

9:00-9:45

Materials Design: Creating and Using Graded Readers in

Cote d’Ivoire

Gnahore Zaddy Firmin, ENS

Auditorium

Information Session

9:45-10:00

CINELTA Projects to Develop ELT in Cote d’Ivoire

Kanga Kouassi Ernest, N’Goran Koffi Marcos and Kouassi Dieudonné Aka, CINELTA

Auditorium

Workshops

10:15-11:00

US Exchange Programs: A Unique Opportunity for Personal and Professional Development

Gnako Angele, US Embassy Abidjan

Room 1

Promoting Learner Autonomy through Use of Self-Access Resources

Julia Stanton, British Council, Ethiopia

Room 2

The Power and Beauty of Learning English through Songs in a Challenging Way

Sangare Moussa, IPNETP

Room 3

An Introduction to Exploratory Action Research

Gary Motteram and Susan Dawson, University of Manchester, UK

Room 4

Workshops

11:15-12:45

Fun Activities for Assessment and Reinforcement

Ollie Rashid, Kofi Annan University, Guinea

Room 1

Speaking and Using Conversation in the Classroom

Chris Kallio, American Language Center, Burkina Faso

Room 2

Voicing Techniques in EFL Environments

Judith Gray Royka and Jerry Royka, IUGB

Room 3

Context is Everything: Grammar Practice Activities to Create Deeper Understanding

Julie Reimer, IUGB

Room 4

Sharing Best Practices

14:00-14:45

Engaging Students to Successfully Tackle Writing Activities

Yedagne Angero Jean-Philippe, Lycée Moderne de Songon

Room 1

Grammar for Practical Life

Sana Mariam, Lycée Professionel Commercial Yopougon

Room 2

Inductive Teaching of Grammar vs. English Modals: Any Compromise?

Gnana Fabrice, Lycée Moderne Cocody Angré

Room 3

Engaging English Learners with Mind Maps

Niangoran Thierry Martial, CBCG Cocody

Room 4

Closing

15:00-16:00

Closing Ceremony and Raffle

Auditorium