- Dates:6th November - 5th December 2018
- Times: 14:30-17:00 CET
- Speakers: Zoltán Rézműves, Ferenc Kelemen
- Locations: Szolnok, Nyíregyháza, Veszprém, Szombathely, Győr, Zalaegerszeg, Vác, Miskolc and Békéscsaba
Zoltán Rézműves, co-author of Oxford Exam Trainer B1, and Ferenc Kelemen, teacher trainer set off to give a talk and a practical workshop based around the theme of exam preparation. Ideas, tips, activities to take along for your exam classes.
Zoltán Rézműves (Szolnok, Győr, Vác, Miskolc):
WITH FLYING COLOURS: TRAINING FOR EXAM SUCCESS
There is no way around it: the revised B1 school-leaving exam presents a challenge for teachers and learners alike. What do students need to learn? How can we best train them? Following a systematic programme for exam training can help learners achieve success on exam day.
DEVELOPING THE CONFIDENCE TO SPEAK
Productive skills are often considered difficult to develop. What are the ingredients of success in communication and in speaking exams? How can we help learners master speaking skills? The workshop will offer some practical activity ideas to develop skills for typical speaking exam tasks.
Ferenc Kelemen (Nyíregyháza, Veszprém, Szombathely, Zalaegerszeg, Békéscsaba):
OXFORD EXAM TRAINER B1 - INTRODUCING A NEW EXAM SUPPORT TITLE
Let's see all the effective tools that this material offers to successfully assist you and your learners all along the period leading up to the examination. Opportunities to thoroughly get to know all exam parts, plenty of interesting and professionally presented exam specific practice activities, detailed language banks, useful word lists, online resources - these are just some of the features that make the new Exam Trainer a reliable teacher's companion.
A workshop to illustrate how pop songs can help the preparation process. Can pop music really provide enough material to considerably expand our learners' exam topic vocabulary and, at the same time, generate meaningful role plays, discussions and other intriguing oral and written language tasks? If you come along to this workshop, you will find out about the essential ingredients that may considerably spice up your exam courses.
|14:30 or 15:00||Oxford Exam Trainer presentation (see above for details)|
|15:30 or 16:00||Break|
|15:45 or 16:15||Skills development workshop (see above for details)|
Zoltán Rézműves began his teaching career in Teleki Blanka Gimnázium in Budapest in 1990 and has remained involved in ELT ever since. While attending editorial duties for 12 years with Oxford University Press between 1999 and 2011, he took up teacher training and since then has given seminars in over 30 countries worldwide. As a freelance ELT author, teacher trainer, editor and consultant, Zoltán has co-authored many ELT teacher’s books and courses, most recently, Oxford Exam Trainer B1 for Oxford University Press. He is currently Vice President of IATEFL Hungary.
Ferenc Kelemen has been a teacher, trainer and materials developer for more than 30 years and worked for both state and private schools before joining OUP Hungary as a teacher trainer. In 2011 he founded Baker Street Training Centre and has been offering in-service training courses for TEFL teachers on aspects of ICT and learner and teacher motivation both in Hungary and abroad.