- Dates: 25th or 26th January 2017
- Times: 16:00 - 17:00 or 09:00 - 10:00 (GMT)
- Speaker: Gareth Davies
It's often seen as the poor relation in language learning, but as technology changes the way we communicate, our writing skills become more important. In this webinar we'll look at ideas that can help our students develop their writing skills.
Dates and Times
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- UK 16:00 - 17:00 GMT
- UAE 20:00 - 21:00 GST
- Japan 01:00 - 02:00 JST (+1 day)
- Brazil 14:00 - 15:00 BRST
- New York 11:00 - 12:00 EST
- UK 09:00 10:00 GMT
- UAE 13:00 - 14:00 GST
- Japan 18:00 - 19:00 JST
- Brazil 07:00 - 08:00 BRST
- New York 04:00 - 05:00 EST
Gareth Davies is a writer, freelance teacher, teacher trainer, materials developer and storyteller. He has been in the ELT industry for 21 years teaching in Portugal, the UK, Spain and the Czech Republic.
Between 2002 and 2007 Gareth ran a Trinity CertTESOL course in Prague and since 2005 he has worked closely with Oxford University Press, delivering teacher training and developing materials.
Gareth has contributed material to a range of titles including Solutions, Headway, Business One:One and Business Result. Gareth is also an author of fiction and is interested in seeing how story-telling and creative writing can be useful tools for the language classroom.
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