Quarterly E-Newsletter

The quarterly WATESOL E-Newsletter is provided free to WATESOL members. Please click here to access the Members’ Area to access copies of our E-Newsletters and also our Digests and other Learning and Assessment Materials like the Mock EALD/ATAR WACE Exam materials.

Newsletter Submissions

Articles, reports, notices, advertisements, reviews or any other item for inclusion in the journal should be emailed or posted to president@watesol.org.au

Guidelines for Writing an article for the E-Newsletter

  • Content need not be formal but can also be ‘chatty’ in style, and can be light and entertaining as well as informative.
  • Contributions should be typed in 12pt Times New Roman, with no formatting.
  • Contributor’s name and work location or field of interest should be provided.
  • Sources to be cited wherever possible.
  • Copyright regulations must be observed.
  • The editor reserves the right to edit articles that are accepted for publication.

Suggested Topics

  • A day in the life of an ESL teacher
  • Review useful resources, e.g. books, programs, websites, games.
  • Learning styles
  • Assessment
  • Pedagogy
  • Customs/cross-cultural issues
  • Language across the curriculum
  • Report on a conference or seminar
  • Using technology in the classroom
  • “How to teach” pronunciation/reading/writing/spelling/etc.
  • “A good lesson on teaching” grammar/ speaking/ listening/ etc.
  • A personal perspective on teaching