Grant KEMPTON

Grant KEMPTON

Grant KEMPTON

Grant Kempton has been involved in ELT for more than 32 years. During that time he has been a teacher, tester, curriculum coordinator, school director and teacher trainer. From 2000-2006 he was the global teacher trainer and travelled the world training teachers. He received his MA in ELT from Reading University. Since then, he has been working as an Educational Consultant and worked as such both inside and outside of Turkey with K12 schools, universities, ELT organisations and ministries of education. He is also an ELT writer, being involved in such courses as Language Leader, Opportunities, New Success and New Total English. He also has two girls, both of whom act as advisers to him on what is ‘in’ with their age-groups. Little help it does him….

 

Drilling. Innocent until proven guilty(All ages)Join at 12:00

Continuing on from my plenary session last year, I propose to defend another unfairly convicted victim of ELT justice, drilling. In this session we will be looking at why drilling has been given such a bad rep and why this is unjustified and what we can do to make drilling effective in the classroom, particularly for vocabulary, functions and context.

Drilling. Innocent until proven guilty(All ages)Join at 14:00

Continuing on from my plenary session last year, I propose to defend another unfairly convicted victim of ELT justice, drilling. In this session we will be looking at why drilling has been given such a bad rep and why this is unjustified and what we can do to make drilling effective in the classroom, particularly for vocabulary, functions and context.