Welcome to the Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers
The Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT) is a professional body committed to the training of teachers, to teach English effectively. Our mission is to provide a professional forum for members and practitioners teaching English as a Foreign or Second language, to facilitate effective communication and to improve the teaching standards of English in Pakistan. We achieve our goals by conducting monthly academic sessions, publishing quarterly journals, facilitating teacher training workshops and organizing annual international conferences on vital themes in the English language niche.
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The Monthly Academic Session
“Study Skills” was the topic of the Academic Session, conducted by Huma Rahat on the 27th of August, 2011.
Study Skills are the skills that build confidence, develop efficiency and enable students to be proactive, make good decisions and develop critical thinking. In short these are skills which make students independent learners.
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Annual International Conference
“ELT: Building Bridges” was the theme chosen for the Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers’ 27th international conference, was held at Karachi, from the 14th of October, 2011.
For the past 27 years SPELT has been creating professional awareness amongst English language teachers at all levels and this year we’re reaching out with rejuvenated vigor and passion.
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The Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers has been offering certifications for English language teachers all over Pakistan, ICELT being the most renowned of them, as it is certified by Cambridge University of United Kingdom and is internationally recognized. This certification guarantees to give your English language teaching career a boost.
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Teaching Development Course
“In-Service Certificate in English Language Teaching (ICELT)” is the title of an extremely benificial 150 hour certification course offered by SPELT. This certification course will be starting on the 1st of June, 2011.
ICELT has been upgraded from COTE by the Cambridge University, U.K. It is based upon keeping the modern research in teaching and learning into practice. This certification course goes beyond ELT, it focuses on issues such as modern trends in teaching and learning, specially language skills and modern grammar, interactive teaching procedures, teacher / learner language and learner needs.
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The SPELT’s Quarterly Journal
“SPELT journal number XXVI, volume number I” was the title of the Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers’ 1st quarterly journal issue of 2011. As always, the journal is available to all SPELT members.
The first issue for the year 2011 is breaking away from tradition with a few changes. There is a bit more of a foreign flavor. We have the main article by a Ph.D student from Iran and the Teaching Tips come from Turkey this time!
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English Language Teacher’s Blog
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