MELTA

Events

Events

If you’re looking for information about events for teachers of English both in and outside Germany, you’ve come to the right place. To register for an upcoming MELTA event, please click the corresponding “sign up” button. All MELTA events are free of charge for MELTA members. Non-members are welcome to attend but are requested to pay €10 in advance. To register for an upcoming external event, please follow the instructions under the link provided. Also check out the calendar of inter-ELTA events here. The information about past MELTA events includes short descriptions of the event topics, a summary of participant feedback and any slides, handouts or other materials provided by the presenters.

Upcoming Events

Hands-on show’n’tell event

  Come one, come all to this spring’s hands-on show’n’tell event, where you’ll have an opportunity to meet, socialize and present one or more of your favourite classroom activities! As

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Past Events

17 March 2024
12:00 - 16:00

The Melta marchers are no. 47 in the parade. We take off from Münchner Freiheit at 12:00 - so, please be there 15-20 minutes before to get organised! Just Drop […]

16 March 2024
16:00 - 19:00

On Saturday, March 16, we’ll have the Melta Annual General Meeting! Come and join us and enjoy a chat with your colleagues over coffee and cake. And you could also […]

17 February 2024
14:00 - 16:00

It is not an easy task for a Business English professional to create and maintain an authentic online presence that presents, and represents, their current identity to potential clients. In […]

09 December 2023
19:00 - 22:00

Join us for our Christmas party, with food and drink, songs and lots of fun. Meet other teachers and celebrate the end of the year! December 9, from 7pm - […]

09 December 2023
10:00 - 12:30

Please register at: info@Melta.de AI is here to stay and rather than steering clear, it is inevitable that we could and should be introducing it into our teaching.  In this […]

11 November 2023
11:00 - 14:30

Course books provide teachers and learners a secure basis for lessons. However, if both parties are over dependent on their structure and content, lessons may become predictable and lifeless. This […]

14 October 2023
10:00 - 13:00

Free for members of German ELTAs Register at events@eltabb.com

30 September 2023
10:00 - 13:00

Unlock the secret to assessing speaking proficiency with the new CEFR Do you want to empower your students to excel in speaking tasks? Join our dynamic workshop, where we look […]

29 July 2023
18:00 - 22:00

The annual Melta Beergarden social is coming round again! Another year older, another year wiser! But no worries! The Braunauer Hof is booked - for July 29, @6:00p.m. Frauenstraße 40, […]

01 July 2023
9:00 - 13:00

Rosenkavalierplatz 16, first floor (in Arabella Park, U4), VHS München Bogenhausen For language learning to be effective it needs to be meaningful and relevant, allowing students to make connections to […]

17 June 2023
11:00 - 13:00

English teachers and trainers often need to write as part of their job, whether producing materials for learners or articles for publications. But many don’t feel confident about their writing […]

29 April 2023
14:00 - 18:00

Today, business English, In-company, small group, and one-to-one classes are as diverse as the students themselves. The learning needs and goals of individuals differ and creating lesson plans, using stock […]

25 March 2023
16:00 - 18:00

This year's Melta AGM will take place on the First floor of the Bogenhausen VHS Rosenkavalierplatz 16, Munich (U-Bahn: Arabella Park) at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2023, and […]

25 March 2023
14:00 - 15:30

Looking for some inspiration? Bored of your 'go-to' activities? Not got anything planned for your classes and need a quick fix? You've come to the right place. In this hands-on workshop […]

25 March 2023
10:00 - 13:00

With Sophia Burton (Migration Matters e.V.) Join Sophia Burton from Migration Matters for a film screening and interactive discussion to explore the power of digital storytelling as a teaching and […]

12 March 2023
12:00 - 15:00

St. Patrick’s day is just round the corner and the Munich parade is back on track after a three year Covid break! On Sunday, March 12, we’ll be on the […]

04 March 2023
8:00 - 17:00

After a four-year break - the St. Patrick's day parade is back on track! It'll take place on March 12 - the Sunday before the big day (March 17)! Melta's […]

24 February 2023
15:00 - 16:30

INSIGHTS GAINED FROM THE BESIG CONFERENCE 2022 AND HOW WE TAKE BUSINESS ENGLISH TRAINING TO THE NEXT LEVEL The world is constantly changing and so are our business clients ́ […]

11 February 2023
10:00 - 12:00

In this webinar we will look at specific corrective feedback techniques we can use in the classroom. For the first part of the webinar, we will reflect on alternative assessment […]

04 February 2023
10:00 - 12:30

Although language teacher wellbeing is multidimensional, its elements are dynamically interconnected with all being necessary for thriving personally and professionally. This presentation will explore finding balance in our minds, bodies, […]

21 December 2022
19:00 - 20:00

Location: Kirche St. Willibrord, Blumenstraße 36, 80331 Munich Based on the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols celebrated in many churches in England, this service consists of 7 lessons and […]

18 December 2022
14:00 - 15:00

Location: Emmauskirche, Laurinplatz, 81545 Munich (Harlaching) This is a chance to sing both secular and religious Christmas songs. If you’ve got a special crazy Christmas outfit, wear it! This event […]

10 December 2022
19:00 - 23:00

SAVE THE DATE!!!! Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat .... MELTA Christmas party will take place: On December 10 (7 p.m. -11 p.m.) - Location: VHS / […]

19 November 2022
10:00 - 12:00

Presenter: Maria Davou In this webinar we will look at specific corrective feedback techniques we can use in the classroom. For the first part of the webinar, we will reflect […]

15 October 2022
10:00 - 12:30

The more I teach the more I have realized how important successful learning strategies are for creating successful learners. Before we even think about what vocabulary or grammar we want […]

08 October 2022
14:00 - 16:00

In the following three talks we will demonstrate that we can take the skills which make us excellent teachers and trainers - such as the ability to engage people, the […]

08 October 2022
10:00 - 12:30

We know that quite a number of you were disappointed when we had to postpone our online workshop with Russ Mayne last June. Well, here’s some bit of good news: […]

30 July 2022
11:00 - 12:30
Zoom, München, Deutschland
16 July 2022
15:00 - 17:30
Zoom, München, Deutschland

Register: info@melta.de

25 June 2022
All day
Zoom, München, Deutschland
18 June 2022
11 June 2022
14:00 - 16:30
Zoom, München, Deutschland

Whether you’re teaching online or in the classroom, speaking to large groups or one to one, how you deliver your message influences your audience’s engagement, interest and understanding. Covering topics […]

28 May 2022
10:00 - 12:30
Zoom, München, Deutschland

The aim of this workshop is to get an insight into the basics of using Canva and a few other software solutions useful for teachers. Creating, editing and collaborating are […]

22 May 2022
10:00 - 13:00
Zoom, München, Deutschland

Whatever age group or type of English you teach, you almost certainly have some students in your group who are perceiving the world in a different way. Some of them […]

21 May 2022
10:00 - 12:00
Zoom, München, Deutschland

Moderator: Larry Henry (ELTAF committee member and university lecturer) Online via Zoom No fee for members of ELTAF or other German ELTAs On May 21 there will be an online […]

26 March 2022
14:00 - 15:30

Tim Phillips presents: "In recent years a lot of helpful and creative practice has been shared about using images when teaching English. In this webinar I’ll be reviewing the key […]

19 March 2022
14:00 - 17:30

Moderator: Daniel Payne Online via Zoom No fee for members of ELTAF or other German ELTAs Teachers can share experience on hybrid teaching, meaning lessons involving face-to-face participants and online […]

09 March 2022
17:00 - 18:30

To register go to https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrf-utrTkoEtWd8Ek3ZmqlHVbWdgl61C2K

19 February 2022
10:00 - 12:30

Since Wordwall has proven itself to be so useful and so much fun in our classes, we've decided to have another round and do some more exploring under the guidance […]

12 February 2022
10:00 - 11:30

To register: send an e-mail to events@eltabb.com

27 November 2021
9:30 - 15:00

An online event by all ELTA associations to promote the spirit of collaboration and good practices. All MELTA members should have received an email with more information. If you're a […]

19 November 2021
8:00 - 17:00

Video conferencing has made itself indispensable. Many of us, wanting to make working from home a permanent condition, are trying to find secure virtual classrooms with the best teaching platform […]

12 November 2021
All day

Again this year, due to popular demand, the 34th IATEFL BESIG annual conference moves online to bring you the best in business English talks, workshops and panels. Our worldwide members […]

16 October 2021
10:00 - 13:00

In this workshop, we’ll be differentiating between the concepts of an agile mindset and tools that support an agile approach. In particular, we’ll be focussing on micro-structures and facilitation techniques […]

25 September 2021
14:00 - 16:00

You will gain insight into the personalities of humans and develop an understanding of why individuals behave the way they do. You will enhance your skills in dealing with all […]

11 September 2021
10:00 - 12:30

OUP author and teacher trainer, Julie Moore, will examine the importance of improving not only the range but also the depth of students' academic word knowledge. We'll also take a […]

28 August 2021
14:00 - 19:00

We begin with a roundtable moderated by Khanh-Duc Kuttig, followed by two workshops - Nigel Caplan at 15:00 and Dorothy Zemach at 17:00. Click here to find out more and […]

28 August 2021
9:30 - 17:00

Join HELTA in their celebrations! There is an amazing line up of plenaries, discussion, talk and breakout sessions throughout the day. Click here to find out more and register.

21 August 2021
14:00 - 17:00

By Tyson Seburn and hosted by ELTABB. Click here to find out more and register.

31 July 2021
10:00 - 12:15

A workshop with Andreas Grundtvig. For more information and to register, click here.

17 July 2021
14:00 - 17:00

An ELTAS online event with Rachel Paling. For more information and to register, click here.

10 July 2021
10:00 - 12:15

A workshop with Chia Suan Chong. For more information and to register, click here.

03 July 2021
14:00 - 16:30

An ELTA Rhine online workshop with Laura Edwards. For more information and to register, click here.

26 June 2021
13:30 - 16:30

Change is a constant in so many ways, sometimes predictably, often unexpectedly. All around us, technologies, processes, people, ideas, and methods often change, affecting the way we perform daily tasks […]

12 June 2021
14:00 - 17:00

An ELTAF / ELTAS workshop with Patricia de Griese. To register and for more info, please click on the following link: https://t1p.de/ym9v

05 June 2021
14:00 - 17:00

An ELTAF online event with Edit Frater of Trainerversorgung e.V. Both sections of the webinar will be conducted in German. More info on the ELTAF website: https://eltaf.de/events/. Register with events@eltaf.de.

05 June 2021
11:00 - 15:30

An ELTA Rhine CPD Special. For more information and to register, click here.

31 May 2021
All day

HLT is the leading free online magazine for Teachers of English where you’ll find a wealth of ELT articles and ELT resources, lesson ideas, voices, book reviews and articles about […]

29 May 2021
14:00 - 16:00

"After several decades of creating and publishing pronunciation materials, I’ve hopefully learnt a few tricks of the trade! In this session, I’ll talk you through some of the thought processes […]

29 May 2021
10:00 - 12:15

Achieving a specified wordcount is a vital skill in various educational and business contexts. Yet many students, teachers and professionals find it challenging to write word-limited texts like abstracts and […]

22 May 2021
10:00 - 12:30

An exclusive event for members of all ELTA associations across Germany! To learn more and register, click here.

15 May 2021
14:30 - 16:30

This week, we are going to talk abut open educational resources (OER) and what they mean for us a teachers and materials developers. All of us have used freely available […]

08 May 2021
14:00 - 16:00

In this interactive workshop, we’ll look at different ways that we can assess our learners’ communication skills and how we can provide more support to all our learners in the […]

08 May 2021
11:00 - 13:00

Are you teaching in higher education in Germany? If you are, your courses have most likely been moved online for the 3rd semester in this pandemic. You’ve probably been told […]

24 April 2021
14:00 - 16:15

Writing good comprehension activities is hard, but Sue is ready to help us take on the challenge in this online workshop. She’ll take us through different stages of writing a […]

17 April 2021
14:00 - 17:00

In this highly interactive workshop, I would like to share insights into the world of leadership development (the challenges leaders face and the training and coaching solutions I typically provide). […]

17 April 2021
10:00 - 12:00

In our first session, we look at what a lexical way of looking at language involves - and how it differs from a more traditional grammar + words approach. We’ll […]

27 March 2021
14:00 - 17:00

Global school closures mean that even teachers who have avoided online teaching are being forced to deliver lessons and/or content to their students digitally. In the absence of face-to-face contact, […]

27 March 2021
13:30 - 15:30

The excitement generated by the arrival of the Communicative Approach all those years ago included attention to activities in which students had a communicative purpose, focused on content rather than […]

20 March 2021
14:30 - 17:00

Why do we call it “hardware”? Because it’s hard to choose and hard to use, or so it seems sometimes. If you want to make a better impression in your […]

20 March 2021
14:00 - 16:15

In 1981, Spotlight magazine was founded with the aim of helping German-speaking learners to improve their English via journalistic content that was more up-to-date and entertaining than course books and […]

13 March 2021
14:00 - 17:00

Being efficient and effective - this is the goal of many teachers. Technology can help, but good organisation is key. When planning or creating lessons, we should ensure we get […]

13 March 2021
11:00 - 13:00

The role of grammar in overall language proficiency (central or peripheral?), the best way to teach it (e.g. explicitly or implicitly?), and even its very nature (e.g. patterns, structures or […]

06 March 2021
14:00 - 17:00

At lower levels, it makes sense to teach a core vocabulary based around the most frequent 2000- 3000 words, but beyond that where do we go? Many students develop a […]

27 February 2021
14:00 - 17:00

Impression management is about how we seek to look and sound good when we interact with other people. Successful communicators know how to do this, and use specific language and […]

20 February 2021
14:00 - 16:30

Many of us may find it challenging to deal with conflict proactively because we lack fundamental conflict management and resolution skills. Conflict is a natural part of our lives, and, […]

20 February 2021
10:00 - 12:00

Since language classes have been forced to move online, we’ve been confronted with so many tools claiming to be the one tool you need for your classroom or course. From […]

13 February 2021
14:00 - 17:00

Born from an article written by Scott Thornbury almost exactly 21 years ago which sparked the emergence of a global, grassroots collective counter-movement against both the prevailing waste and excess […]

13 February 2021
14:00 - 16:00

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13 February 2021
9:30 - 12:30

The excitement generated by the arrival of the Communicative Approach all those years ago included attention to activities in which students had a communicative purpose, focused on content rather than […]

06 February 2021
10:00 - 12:00

Since language classes have been forced to move online, we’ve been confronted with so many tools claiming to be the one tool you need for your classroom or course. From […]

30 January 2021
14:00 - 16:30

This event will provide a large variety of ideas & tips on how to teach English to young children, as well as an introduction to the Young Learners series and […]

30 January 2021
10:30 - 13:30

From Klett Sprachen: In cooperation with MELTA we are delighted to invite you to our online workshop "Developing Resilience in our Personal and Professional Life" with Patricia de Griese, on […]