In this presentation, Brian Tomlinson presents the case for listening both to what language learners have to say about the materials they would like to use and to what they have to say about themselves, about their ideas, their views and about their world. he also refers to successful examples of listening to learners and suggest other ways of listening.
2017 IATEFL Online Session details: We talk a lot about technology in ELT but the gap between what we do, and could do, is becoming a chasm. A panel of technology experts, bringing experiences from outside the ELT world, will discuss trends such as machine translation, artificial intelligence, chatbots and future workplaces. Their perspectives will challenge our current thinking, and help us consider future possibilities.