Professional associations

For many years, we at LinguaBooks have been actively involved in a number of professional associations. Here is some brief information about a few of them - in alphabetical order.

ELTAS| English Language Teachers Association Stuttgart

A registered professional association for teachers based in the Baden-Württemberg area of Germany. Chair of ELTAS for several years and still in close contact.

IATEFL | Internatonal Association of Teachers of o Foreign Language

Our involvement with IATEFL goes back many years and has taken many forms including membership of the Management Committee and of the Publications Committee.

BESIG | Business English Special Interest Group

As frequent contributors to BESIG’s professional periodical, Business Issues and speakers at BESIG conferences, we have actively supported this association for many years.

LTSIG | Learning Technologies Special Interest Group

Committee member from 2010 to 2012 and editorship of the group’s journal, CALL Review.

TESOL | Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

This US-based association is the biggest of its kind in the world. Membership of the association itself and of many of its interest sections.

IoL | The Chartered Institute of Linguists

The Chartered Institute of Linguists is one of the most active associations for professional linguists worldwide. Member since 1980.

ITI | Institute of Translation & Interpreting

The UK’s premier association of professional translators. Member since its formation in the 1980s.

CCT | Chartered College of Teaching

Not a college but the UK’s main association of teachers and educators, formerly known as the College of Teachers and before that the College of Preceptors. Member since 1989.