Lexitronics at the Eltons

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Lexitronics at the British Council ELTONS 2009 Awards for Innovation in English Language Teaching: 

Lexitronics at the British Council ELTONS 2009 Awards for Innovation in English Language Teaching

About the ELTONS: 

About the ELTONS The research of Steven Neufeld, John Eldridge, Nilgun Hancioglu and Ali Billuroglu from the Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Northern Cyprus into vocabulary and language teaching was nominated as one of the top six entries in the international category for innovation in ELT in the prestigious 2008-2009 British Council awards.

Nilgun Hancioglu and Steve Neufeld in front of our official award poster.: 

Nilgun Hancioglu and Steve Neufeld in front of our official award poster.

The Ceremony: 

The Ceremony The ceremony was presided over by Lord Neil Kinnock, ex-leader of the UK Labour party, ex-European Union Commissioner, and current Chairman of the British Council.

The Lexitronics Nomination…: 

The Lexitronics Nomination…

The ELTONS Dinner: 

The ELTONS Dinner

Meeting Lord Kinnock: 

Meeting Lord Kinnock This was the first time that Turkish Cypriots had made it to the final of this very special event, and Nilgun Hancioglu of the Lexitronics team was able to talk to Lord Kinnock not only about ELT research but also about the Cyprus issue…

It was an animated discussion and a refreshing exchange of views… : 

It was an animated discussion and a refreshing exchange of views…

… And Lord Kinnock was very generous with his time… : 

… And Lord Kinnock was very generous with his time…

Even though we didn’t win…: 

Even though we didn’t win… It was a great honour to reach the last six of a global competition, to represent Cyprus, and see the work conducted at the Eastern Mediterranean University promoted in front of such a wide audience…

Videos: 

Videos The Ceremony is introduced at: http://www.britishcouncil.org/learning-eltons-2009-video-chief-guest.htm Lord Kinnock announces the International Nominations, including Lexitronics at: http://www.britishcouncil.org/learning-eltons-2009-winners-uk-4.htm There’s more about Lexitronics at: http://lexitronics.edublogs.org/

Steve and Audrey Neufeld, Nilgun Hancioglu and John Eldridge: 

Steve and Audrey Neufeld, Nilgun Hancioglu and John Eldridge

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