Performing memorization in class – a webinar by Hugh Dellar

Dear Colleagues,

IATEFL Poland, region Krakow and Hugh Dellar, teacher, trainer, and materials writer,

have the pleasure to invite you to

the webinar

which will take place on 18th May, Tuesday, from 18:00 to 19:00 CET.

Your registration will be made via Zoom platform

This webinar will concern:

“Performing memorization in class”

Brief summary:

The role of memory in language learning has remained sadly neglected for far too long. In this provocative talk, I will be exploring why the activation of memory is so central and, with the use of classroom videos, exploring four key ways in which teachers can encourage students to perform memorization.

IATEFL Poland members have priority of registration for this webinar.
Do not delay. The number of participants is limited. If you cannot join us on Zoom, please resort to our Facebook page.

After the webinar all participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Professional profile

Hugh Dellar

Hugh Dellar is a London-based teacher and teacher trainer with over twenty-five years’ experience in the field.

He has taught all ages and levels, both in the UK and also in Indonesia, where he lived for four years. He worked for University of Westminster for 18 years but is now co-runs the online language school and training company www.lexicallab.com. He has co-authored two five-level General English series, Outcomes and Innovations, both published by National Geographic Learning, as well as one level of the high-school series Perspectives. His first methodology book, Teaching Lexically, came out via Delta Publishing in 2016. Most recently, he has worked on two levels of the new Pearson General English series, Roadmap.

Hugh has given teacher training and development sessions in over twenty countries including Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Spain, Russia, Italy, Japan and Thailand. He has spoken on such wide-ranging topics as the nature of English as a Lingua Franca, the uses and abuses of corpora, approaches to teaching grammar and vocabulary, as well as many others. 

Message from Hugh!

Hi there –

I’d really like for us to stay in touch. There are many ways we can do this.

My email is: hugh@lexicallab.com and my writing partner Andrew Walkley and I also co- run www.lexicallab.com, which is our main blogging space these days, and a site we’re always adding teacher and learner resources to as well. We also offer CPE-level online language lessons and online teacher development there, as well as monthly webinars.

On Facebook, our ‘professional’ ELT page is : www.facebook.com/lexicallablimited so please go there and ‘like’ us – and maybe even add us as friends as well!

Oh, and I also run a page called ENGLISH QUESTIONS ANSWERED, where anyone at any level can ask questions about how English is used, if something is correct or not, why things work the way they do in English, and so on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2347106478909363/

To keep up to date with our news, special offers, forthcoming talks and so on, be sure to subscribe to our monthly mailing list here:


On Instagram we’re lexical_lab: https://www.instagram.com/lexical_lab/

and on Youtube, we have a Lexical Lab channel, where we add loads of free advanced-level lessons, videos of us teaching, etc. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX7ks4ukRqRER3NZNktBYSw

Oh, and please do check out the main coursebook series we’ve written for National Geographic Learning – OUTCOMES. You can see more about it here: https://www.eltoutcomes.com

Thanks again.



Download Hugh’s worksheet here!


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