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TESOL France Election Results

On 10 January, 2017, the first ExCom meeting of the year, the election of the President and the bureau took place.

The bureau members and their roles are:
President: Csilla Jaray-Benn
Vice President: Jane Ryder
Treasurer: Debra Hardstaff
Secretary: Dianne Chen

Additionally, all ExCom members are responsible for a region or position, listed below in no particular order.
Regions Advisor: Jane Ryder
Regional Coordinators Lille: Gillian Evans, Jeremy Levine
Regional Coordinator Lyon: Jessica Etridge
Regional Coordinator Grenoble: Csilla Jaray-Benn
Regional Coordinatos Bordeaux: Dianne Chen
Regional Coordinator Toulouse: Rosemary Benard
Regional Coordinator Strasbourg: Yvonne Chappell
Workshop Coordinator Ile de France: Debbie West
Events Logistics: Wojtek Koszykowski
Communications/ Social Media: Jessica Etridge, Jeremy Levine
Publishers Liaison: Gillian Evans
Teaching Times Editor: Peter Strutt

Upcoming TESOL France Events in 2017

TESOL France Strasbourg
Date: Saturday, March 4th, 2017
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Venue: Wall Street English, 4 rue des Bonnes Gens, MULHOUSE
Theme: Preparing for a Family of Englishes
Speaker: Andreas Grundtvig
Registration: Register in person on day of the event. Free to TESOL France members. The non-member registration fee is 8 euros.

TESOL France Grenoble
Date: Saturday 11 March 2017.
Theme: Teaching English to adults in France - specific problems
Speaker: Elsien Gale
Information and online registration available here.

TESOL France Lille
Date: 18 March 2017
Time: TBA
Venue: TBA
Theme: Speaking Practice in Everyday Teaching
Speaker: Marta Bujakowska
Info available here.

TESOL France Lyon
One way to get our students motivated by learning and acquiring the language that is relevant to them, is through Project Based Learning. The shift in acceptance as English as a communication tool rather than an academic subject, has opened up potential for student led learning with often very dynamic outcomes for our classrooms. 
TESOL France Lyon invites you to share with fellow professionals a PBL initiative that you have done with your students.
Date: Saturady, 25 March 2017
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: ILTC, 28 Rue Louis Guerin, 69100 Villeurbanne
Theme: A Swap Shop on Project Based Learning
Registration and info available here.
This event is FREE to TESOL France members. Non-member registration fee is €8. Please bring exact chang

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Theme: Teaching the Mosaic: Inclusivity in the EFL classroom
Venue:  Civil Aviation University (ENAC), Toulouse

36th Annual International Colloquium: 17-19 November 2017
Language Connects People

2017 Call for Proposals:

We will welcome proposals for next year's colloquium on February 25, 2017. Before submitting a proposal, please read the proposal guidelines on our detailed Colloquium Frequently Asked Questions page.

2017 Conference Details

Dates: 17-19 November 2017
Venue: Télécom ParisTech, 46 rue Barrault, 75013 Paris
Got a question about the conference? Check out our handy Colloquium Frequently Asked Questions page!
More information about the 2017 Colloquium is available here.

Plenary speakers                                     

  Marjorie Rosenberg                                  Stephen Ryan                     Marie-Hélène Fasquel-Erhart
      IATEFL President                               Waseda University, Tokyo           Lycée International Nelson Mandela


TESOL France Membership

New Members - individuals and institutions: 
Start the membership process now by
clicking here.

Renewing Members
1) If you have your log in details for the Members Section (top left), simply log in. 
If you don't have your password, simply click on "recover password" below the login boxes and it will be emailed to you. If you don't get the retrieval email, please first check your spam folder.
2) Once logged in, go to "status and invoice". Please click "renew".  It's very important to do this every time you renew.

3) Send us your membership payment.  If your name is different than what appears on the cheque, please write your name on the back of the cheque.  Further information is provided here.

TESOL France Workshops

TESOL France workshops are free to all TESOL France members. The non-member registration fee is €8. Please bring exact change. You can join TESOL France or renew your membership on the day for €49. If you would like to join now, simply fill out the membership form.
Now is a great time to become a TESOL France member. See why.


About TESOL France

TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) France, an affiliate of TESOL Inc. and IATEFL, is a non-profit organization of teachers of English in France run entirely by volunteers. Its purposes are to stimulate professional development, to disseminate information about research, books and other materials related to English, and to strengthen instruction and research.

The Teaching Times our quarterly magazine, contains articles, interviews, ready-to-use activities, and reviews. The TESOL France Blog allows you to stay in touch and contribute to what's happening in the world of teaching. Our electronic mailing list is open to members and non-members, keeping you up-to-date on all our events. To sign up, send an email to: tesol@enst.fr.

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