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What's new for Family and Friends Second Edition


Teachers love Family and Friends because it combines a fast-paced language syllabus, exceptionally strong skills training, a unique phonics programme, comprehensive testing as well as civic education.

Find out about the new fluency syllabus, culture sections and supporting DVD as Veríssimo Toste takes you on a walkthrough of the new Family and Friends Second Edition.

How to build an effective kindergarten home-school link

  • Date: 23rd April 2014
  • Times: 18:00 - 19:00 (BST)
  • Speaker: Sandie Mourão
  • This webinar draws on content from the Show and Tell course.

Establishing a strong link between the classroom and the home has many benefits for very young learners – and their teachers!

Join this webinar to:

  • understand the importance of the home-school link
  • find out what parents want from their children's teachers
  • get helpful tips for teacher-parent correspondence and communication
  • learn practical home activities that reinforce your English lesson.

Getting your students to speak

  • Dates: 16th and 24th April 2014
  • Times: 16:00 - 17.00 and 15:00 - 16:00 (BST)
  • Speaker: Vanessa Esteves
  • This webinar draws on content from the Solutions Second Edition course.

Join teacher and teacher trainer, Vanessa Esteves, as she takes on Solutions speaking challenge #2: My students say the absolute minimum.

In this webinar Vanessa will look at some of the reasons why our students are reluctant to speak and offer some tips and ideas for getting them to speak more freely.

Help with academic writing: a learner’s dictionary of academic English


In this webinar Diana Lea will show how the new Oxford Learner’s Dictionary of Academic English can help learners use core academic vocabulary accurately and appropriately in their writing.

Making the most of Online Practice Tests

  • Date: 1st May 2014
  • Times: 10:00 - 11:00 or 15:00 - 16:00 (BST)
  • Speaker: Michael Man
  • This webinar draws on content from the Online Practice Tests available on www.oxfordenglishtesting.com.

Join Michael Man, OUP Online Platforms Trainer, as he introduces the Online Practice Tests available on www.oxfordenglishtesting.com and demonstrates how to assign tests, track your students' progress and help your students improve their confidence and their results.

Recycling, reinforcing and building on new language for young learners

  • Date: 8th May 2014
  • Time: 12:30 - 13:30 (BST)
  • Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
  • This webinar draws on content from the Let's Go Fourth Edition course.

Join Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto’s webinar and you will learn:

  • how to help your students learn more English by teaching less
  • practical tips on recycling language to help children learn more effectively.

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