The whys and hows: assessing 21st century skills in the primary classroom

English Language Teaching Event

Webinar

  • Speaker: Barbara Bangle
  • Dates:
    19th February 2019, 14:00 - 15:00 UTC
    20th February 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 UTC

21st century skills, how do we define them and how do we assess them in the primary classroom?

Join us as we look at the role of assessment in the teaching-learning process and focus on how young learners develop their skills in critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity.

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Do you speak 2019? Aspects of Contemporary English

English Language Teaching Event

Webinar

  • Speaker: Jon Hird
  • Dates and times:
    22nd February 2019, 09:00 - 10:00 UTC
    26th February 2019, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC
    26th February 2019, 20:00 - 21:00 UTC

Today, the English Language is changing and evolving at an unprecedented rate and new words and usages are being coined all the time. This session looks at various aspects of contemporary English, and along the way, we will consider implications for teaching and learning.

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Helping learners build core vocabulary: the new Oxford word lists

English Language Teaching Event

Webinar

  • Speaker: Julie Moore
  • Dates and times:
    26th February 2019, 09:00 - 10:00 UTC
    26th February 2019, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC

Help your students to build core vocabulary in English with the newly revised Oxford word lists. Julie Moore will introduce you to the new Oxford 3000 and Oxford 5000 CEFR-levelled word lists, and explore how you can use the lists in your teaching.

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Why do we need EAP word lists and what can we do with them?

English Language Teaching Event

Webinar

  • Speaker: Michael McCarthy
  • Dates and times:
    12th March 2019, 09:00 - 10:00 UTC
    12th March 2019, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC

As EAP teachers, we are responsible for guiding learners on the vocabulary that they need to know in their area of study. In this webinar, Michael McCarthy will introduce you to a collection of four new academic word lists and look at ways to implement them in EAP teaching.

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The use of the first language in EMI - how to tell parents

English Language Teaching Event

Webinar

  • Speaker: Francesca La Morgia
  • Dates and times:
    13th March 2019, 10:00 - 11:00 UTC
    13th March 2019, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC

What are the advantages of bilingual education, and how can we tell parents that the first language is an important asset for their children?

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