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  • Speaker:
    Bill Bowler
  • Date and Time:
    2nd December 2021, 14:30 – 16:00 CET

Webinar full of Xmas activites based on graded readers.

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Overview

What makes Christmas Christmassy for you?
Is it the family time, the festive food, or singing old carols, and reading silly cracker jokes?
Some enjoy Christmas shows – like Peter Pan, or A Christmas Carol. But what about farmers with Sheep in the Snow?
Come and share the cheery mood and take away a stocking full of activities to celebrate the yuletide season with students later!

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Speaker

Bill Bowler is a founder co-series editor of Dominoes Graded Readers (OUP). He is a co-author of the Adult Headway Pronunciation Course (OUP), and of the Primary Happy Series (OUP). He has been involved in training work with OUP for many years.

Bill contributed to the book Bringing Extensive Reading into the Classroom (OUP). He has won English Speaking Union awards for his ELT materials writing – published (Headway Pronunciation) and unpublished. His graded versions of Hans Andersen’s The Little Match Girl and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice were Language Learner Literature Award Finalists.

Bill has worked as an Oxford Teacher’s Academy trainer for Extensive Reading, Very Young Learners, Young Learners, Teenage, and Adult modules. His special interests include English Medium Schooling, Communicative Language Teaching and Competency-based assessment (CEFR), Extensive Reading, CLIL, Pronunciation/Phonics, Drama, Culture/Literature in Language Teaching, and Mixed Ability Teaching Techniques.

Bill has trained teachers in 58 countries to date, in these places: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraqi Kurdistan, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, the UK, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Yemen. A charismatic, and inspiring presenter, Bill is happy delivering conference plenaries, and intimate workshops.

Bill has contributed monthly articles to the Read Your Way to Better English blog (which promotes extensive reading using graded readers) for OUP.

A former CELTA trainer, Bill holds an MA Degree from Cambridge University (English Literature), and the RSA Diploma in TEFL. Born in London, he is based in Alicante, Spain.

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2nd December 2021, 14:30 – 16:00 CET (UTC+1)Register now