The newest issue of the TESL Nova Scotia newsletter is out!Click here to download it in PDF format. In this issue: Benefits of Task-based Instruction by Andrea Taylor and Beth Vye Lineups: Warmer or Icebreaker Activity? by Sandra Powell Book Review: Mastering the American Accent by Laurie Burns Are you represented on the TESL NS […]

The 2015 fall conference will which will be held at St. Mary’s University in Halifax. For details, click here. Conference registration is now closed. See you this weekend!

Get involved in TESL Nova Scotia – run for a position on the executive committee for 2016! The TESL NS Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 21 during the Fall Conference. At this time, elections will be held to choose members of the executive committee for the coming year. As per the […]

From TESL Canada: Dear TESL Canada Members, TESL Canada Conference 2015 is just around the corner. We are looking forward to an exciting conference experience in Lake Louise, Alberta, October 29-31, 2015. TESL Canada Annual General Meeting has been scheduled during the conference. Kindly note that there is a change in the schedule and venue of […]

TESL Canada has launched a new blog focused on professional development. In their words: This blog has been created for ELT teachers-in-training, teachers, trainers, materials developers, and anyone with an interest in English language teaching and what the PD Committee is doing. This is a space dedicated to connecting and building a PD community among […]

The annual MacKay Lecture Series at Dalhousie University features four lectures given by internationally renowned speakers, addressing subjects related to the liberal and performing arts. For more information, visit the series website. LECTURE I 7:00pm, Thursday, September 24th Weldon Law Building, Room 105 Patricia Lamarre, “Parkour de ville: What the linguistic trajectories of young multilingual […]

Stephen Whelan is our new Newsletter Editor. He is looking for writers for the next (October) newsletter, so please get in touch (editor@teslns.com) if you’d like to see your name in print! Check out some of the newsletter archives for inspiration!

Heather Windsor is the winner of the $25 gift card draw for answering the members’ survey. Congratulations, Heather!

Your TESL NS Board recently formed an Advocacy Committee to speak on behalf of our members, students and the profession. In order to know the demographics and profile of our membership, and to better represent our members, we request that you complete this short survey. As an added incentive, all survey takers who complete the […]

There are a few events happening shortly in Halifax that may be of interest to you and your students! World Refugee Day June 20 Walk with Refugees on World Refugee Day (sponsored by ISANS, Halifax Refugee Clinic, and YMCA Newcomers Programs). On June 20 across Canada communities will Walk with Refugees to put refugee voices […]