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  • Speakers:
    Joon Lee, Asia Educational Services
    Mark Richard, Educational Services Manager
    Oliver Bayley, Senior Educational Services Manager
  • Date and Time:
    22nd April 2020, 10:00 - 11:00 CST (China Standard Time)
    20th May 2020, 10:00 - 11:00 CST (China Standard Time)
    17th June 2020, 10:00 - 11:00 CST (China Standard Time)

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22nd April 2020, 10:00 - 11:00 CST (China Standard Time)

Speak Together, Think Together, Learn Together by Joon Lee

Effective Communication through CLIL

In order for our Primary students to become truly successful speakers, it is not enough for them to merely ‘speak English well’. They need to learn the participatory skills of effective oral communication and interaction.

This webinar will break down the skills needed for effective speaking, and show teachers how to teach them. In particular, it will suggest that Content and Language in Integrate Learning (CLIL) material is ideal for helping students to talk about the things they know, articulate their own ideas, use an appropriate range of vocabulary and use talking as a means to develop their thinking skills and topical knowledge.

20th May 2020, 10:00 - 11:00 CST (China Standard Time)

Bring Conversations to Life! By Mark Richard

A Vision and a Voice for Video-based Communicative Lessons

Videos provide rich models for conversational English. But how can Primary teachers make the most of videos to engage their students in energetic, natural conversations, where learners not only use target language, but also express themselves?

This webinar will show you video activities to grab your students’ attention, inject life and personality into their speaking, and advance their communicative competence.

17th June 2020, 10:00 - 11:00 CST (China Standard Time)

Make Reading Real! by Oliver Bayley

How to maximise communication and collaboration with reading materials

For many students and parents reading at first appears to be a solitary activity. Even if they think of reading as an important part of language learning, their view may be limited to defining success as “understanding” a reading passage (shown by answering comprehension questions about it.) In this webinar, we are going to review the important role that reading plays in learning a language and also the many ways we can bring reading to life. This will include activities that motivate students and foster communication and collaboration between them, their parents, and you, their teachers. Practical approaches and activity ideas will be given, drawing on examples from a wide range of primary materials such as textbook reading passages and graded readers.

Date and Times

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22nd April 2020 | 20th May 2020 | 17th June 2020

  • Vietnam & Thailand (ICT) 09:00-10:00
  • Hong Kong, China, Taiwan (CST) 10:00-11:00
  • Japan, Korea (JST) 11:00-12:00
  • UTC 02:00-03:00
  • UK (UTC+1/BST) 03:00-04:00
  • Greece, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey 05:00-06:00
  • Iran (IRST) 05:30-06:30
  • New York 22:00-23:00 (-1 day)

Speakers

Joon Lee has taught a variety of students in the EFL and ESL community ranging from kindergarten to university students and business professionals. He has held positions as an Academic Director, Content and Curriculum Developer, and Academic Advisor in his near 15 years of experience in Asia. He holds great respect for educators and administrators who show passion towards nurturing a learner’s path to success.

Mark Richard is a Taiwan-based trainer with twenty years’ ELT experience in East Asia and Europe. He has taught all age groups in various schools and agencies. As OUP’s Educational Services Manager, he regularly presents at TESOL conferences, and is a certified trainer for the Oxford Teachers’ Academy. He loves to fill his students’ minds with curiosity so that they work hard without realizing it and think for themselves.

A graduate of the University of Birmingham (England), Oliver Bayley has taught a wide variety of students including kindergarten, primary, secondary and adults. In his more than 20 years of experience in Asia he has presented and managed workshops for groups of teachers large and small at national conferences and schools in Japan, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, and China. He has a keen interest in the effective use of collaborative educational technology in the EFL classroom.

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