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Ekrem Şimşek's book review (Mapping Autonomy in Language Education: A Framework for Learner and Teacher Development) appeared in the latest issue of IATEFL Newsletter "Independence." You can find below an abstract of his review: 

Tea Talks with Expat CEOs

The FOCI – XVIII was held on 6th and 7th December, 2018 at the hosting institute, Ege University, with the main theme of “Assessment from a Curricular Developer’s Perspective: Who? What? When? And Why?”

Erasmus+ Staff Mobility- ISEC, Coimbra, PORTUGAL

14th- 20th April, 2018


The FDY English Public Speaking Club

Instructors: Itır Beğen, Nazan Gelbal, Robert Lee Lockwood, Bünyamin Mengi

Learning Assistants: Mehmet Akif Nayman, Duygu Gülen

The theme of the event was English being used more as a lingua franca around the world now more than as a foreign or second language. The basic definition of English as a lingua franca suggests that English is used as a means of communication between people coming from two or more different linguistic backgrounds. This view encourages teachers and students to appreciate the fact that English is mostly used by non-native speakers around the world and this fact has brought about the term “World Englishes” to appear, a term that Microsoft Word does not recognize and mark in red as I write this entry.

Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine  for Musculoskeletal Tumors Training Course 


Meral Güçeri


Erasmus Staff Exchange 2018: University of Iceland, Reykjavik

ELAE Videos

15th International Bilkent University School English Language Conference

The theme of this year’s conference was “The Future of EAP: Provision, Standards and Practices” with sub-categories including Academic Practice, EAP Students, Program Design and Implementation.