- Dates: 28th - 30th August 2018
- Speakers: Tim Falla, Sabina Pazderová, Martin Prošek
- Times: 09:00 - 14:20 (CEST)
- Locations: Praha, Brno, Ostrava
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English and Czech in Contact – Myths and Useful Tips
If students are changing, should our teaching change too?
|08:00 – 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 – 09:25||Conference Opening|
|09:25 – 09:30||Oxford Bookshops – Introduction|
|09:30 – 10:30||Talk|
|10:30 – 10:50||Coffee Break|
|10:50 – 11:50||Talk|
|11:50 – 13:00||Lunch|
|13:00 – 14:05||Talk|
|14:05 – 14:20||Raffle|
|14:20||Book signing by Tim Falla|
Tim Falla graduated from Oxford University with a degree in French and German. He took a Post Graduate Certificate in Education in English for Speakers of Other Languages at London University and taught in Japan, the UK, Spain, and Saudi Arabia. From 1988 until 1992 he was an editor in the ELT Division of Oxford University Press. Since then he has worked as a freelance author. His recent publications with Oxford University Press include Solutions, FCE Result, Spotlight, Aim High, Bright Lights and Flashlight, (all with Paul A Davies), Steps in English (with Paul A Davies, Sylvia Wheeldon and Paul Shipton), Switch (with Paul A Davies and Robert Quinn), and Headway Beginner Workbook and Headway Advanced Workbook.
Sabina Pazderová is a teacher and teacher trainer living and working in Olomouc. She is Assistant Professor at the Department of English and American Studies at Palacký University, where she is responsible for methodology classes. Outside the department, she also works as a freelance teacher. She has been giving workshops and seminars for teachers of English and working as a Cambridge PET/FCE/CAE examiner since 1995.
Martin Prošek is a Czech linguist and former university lecturer. Currently he is the head of the Czech Language Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Martin closely cooperates with the media, especially Czech Radio, to promote the knowledge of Czech language. He also regularly gives public lectures, talks and seminars about recent changes in Modern Czech. As a qualified expert on English Martin also cooperates on designing teaching materials. He was one of the translators of Oxford studijní slovník published by Oxford University Press.