«Современный английский язык»: учебно-методические семинары

 Кафедра последипломного языкового образования приглашает вас принять участие в языковых семинарах.

Семинары проводит Кристофер Андерсон, старший преподаватель кафедры последипломного языкового образования, English Language Fellow (США).

         Время проведения семинаров: 13.00–14.20

Программа семинаров

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Linguistics Olympics


Fun with linguistics. Overview of the basic linguistic concepts of Morphology, Phonology, Phonetics, Syntax, Pragmatics, and Semantics. Test your knowledge of linguistics through a variety of fun games and activities. Improve your understanding of linguistics through hands-on experiences. Learn many new examples of what makes English “crazy.”



You Don’t Have to be Polite in English


Discuss the benefits of pragmatic awareness in language learning. Evaluate your own pragmatic awareness within American culture. Learn methods for raising pragmatic awareness among your students. Understanding how pragmatics can affect pronunciation.



English Everyday


Practical advice for how to improve your English daily outside of teaching. Personalizing English study for more effective acquisition. Encouraging students to improve their English independently. Tools and Technology that can help make daily English practice a reality.



Rules are Made to be Broken


Discuss some well-known and not so well-known “rules” of English usage. Learn the many exceptions to these rules that often cause confusion for English learners and frustration for the teacher. Understand why teachers rely on these rules in the classroom. Learn some methods for helping students deal with the ambiguity of English “rules”



The Big Two: IELTS and TOEFL


Learn the ins and outs of the world’s leading standardized proficiency exams from a certified examiner. Methods for teaching IELTS and TOEFL prep to your students. The effectiveness and usefulness of these two exams for a variety of programs. The future of standardized English proficiency exams.



Assess Yourself


Discuss the value of self-assessment for the nonnative English teacher. Learn methods of alternative assessment that are fun and motivating.  Learn how to apply these methods to your own self-assessment. Discuss ideas for incorporating alternative assessment strategies in your curriculum. Discuss strategies to encourage your students to self-assess outside of the classroom.



Immersion Conversion


Discuss the benefits of immersion and English only classrooms to see why it has become such a popular strategy. Discuss how teachers who insists on English only may actually be slowly the acquisition process. Classroom management techniques that effectively balance and control L1 and L2 usage in the classroom. Methods for incorporating L1 in teaching the four skills.



Motivation in You and Your Students


Tips for staying motivated as an English teacher. How to avoid “burn out.” Motivating students of all levels of proficiency. Motivating students who “don’t care” about English.


Для организации проведения семинаров просьба зарегистрироваться на кафедре последипломного языкового образования не позднее, чем за два дня до проведения семинара.

Контактное лицо: Дорогина Вероника Владимировна, ауд. Б 406

телефон: 288 25 66 (городской), 655 (внутренний для МГЛУ)

                 e-mail: pyao@mslu.by