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Dear blogosphere, I am happy to be back to writing my first blog post after my Blogathon journey. To my suprise and delight, I was chosen as the runner up by British Council ELT team after one-month blogging journey and got a chance to attend 46th IATEFL Conference in Glasgow/Scotland this year. I was there as a social media representative and

Hi, my name is Özge Öztürk and I am an English Instructor, teaching at Uludağ University in Turkey. I have been teaching English for 4 years and in addition to my full-time teaching, I am studying for my MA Degree in ELT, specialising in educational technology and language teaching. I took part in British Council’s Blogathon 2012 competition as toddler-blogger

British Council ‘’Blogathon 2012’’ de gümüş madalya almanın gururunu yaşıyorum. Yarışma süreci çok keyifli ve verimliydi. Farklı ülkelerden edindiğim arkadaşlık ve paylaşım unutulmazdı. Yarışmaya başlarken neyin nasıl olduğunu bilmiyordum, olayın içine dâhil olunca Blog benim için bir tutku oldu. Uzun ve verimli koşturmanın son günü, geride bıraktığım ve öğrendiğim günlerin gerçekten çok değerli olduğunu daha iyi hissettim. İngilizce öğretmeni olarak farklı

  When the British Council representative sent me the mail requesting a post on British Council’s blog about my Blogathon adventure, I was really excited to have this honour. He sent me a few questions to help me write my post but at the end of the mail he mentioned about the word limit. (This time 500 words, I felt lucky).

The Teaching English Blogathon 2012 finishing line has been finally traversed. The dust has settled, everyone looks exhausted and, somehow, I find myself amidst a group of fine teachers whose blogging efforts were deemed worthy of reward. To briefly introduce myself, I’m a preparatory school English teacher who has lived and worked in Istanbul for more than a decade. I currently work at