Webinars on English Language Teaching

Presented by Trinity College London academic experts, the series is aimed at English language teachers, teacher trainers and academic managers looking to continue their professional development, particularly those preparing learners for Trinity's Integrated Skills in English exam (ISE) or Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE).

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There will be a strong focus on how new developments are shaping the way we teach and learn English. With participants connecting with us each year from every corner of the planet, the webinars are a truly international training environment, where a community of teachers can share their experiences and perspectives.

 

Upcoming webinars

English for Specific Purposes     

12 August 2020 16:00 UK time 

Simon Dunton and Rachael Clarke discuss ways of bringing structure to and enhancing the impact of voluntary teaching. 

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Teacher Education                   

23 September 2020 16:00 UK time 

Join Simon Dunton and Anna Britton as they explore ways of varying observation method in a variety of contexts. 

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Technology and Innovation               

14 October 2020 16:00 UK time 

Join Martin Oetegenn and Anna Britton as they explore how digital tools like Google Classroom can enhance the impact of feedback. 

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English for Specific Purposes           

18 Nov 2020 16:00 UK time 

Join Simon Dunton and Rachael Clarke as they explore how to prepare to teach English for a variety of purposes for the first time.

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Young Learners                         

16 December 2020 16:00 UK time 

Martin Oetegenn and Simon Dunton explore practical ways performance and drama strategies are used in English classes. 

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Watch previous webinars in 2020

Working online with very Young Learners              

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Ceci Cabrera explores strategies and techniques for  working with Very Young Learners (ages 2 to 5) in this emergency remote learning situation. 

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ESOL Learners and mobile devices - Level 1.  
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This webinar is structured around a specific lesson plan and learning outcome for ESOL Level 1. Advice, tips and ideas will be given on how to successfully deliver each part of the lesson over a mobile device.
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ESOL Learners and mobile devices - Entry 2
Angelos 2
This webinar is structured around a specific lesson plan and learning outcome for ESOL Entry Level 2. Advice, tips and ideas will be given on how to successfully deliver each part of the lesson over a mobile device.
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 Reading and Writing online for C1 – C2
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Practical ideas on how to teach reading and writing to this level of student, optimising the teaching potential of the online tools available to them.
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 Reading and Writing online for B1- B2
Angelos 4
 
Practical ideas on how to teach reading and writing to this level of student, optimising the teaching potential of the online tools available to them.
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Reading and Writing online for A1- A2
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Practical ideas on how to teach reading and writing to this level of student, optimising the teaching potential of the online tools available to them.
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Context Specific Teacher Education                                   

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Simon Dunton and Rachael Clarke focus on context-specific continued professional development, e.g. CLIL, One-to-ones etc. 

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Effective Communicative Online Teaching for C1 – C2 

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Engaging learners at advanced level from C1 to C2.  Practical ideas on how to teach speaking and listening to this level of student. 

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Effective Communicative Online Teaching for B1-B2   

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Engaging learners at intermediate level from B1 to B2.  Practical ideas on how to teach speaking and listening to this level of student. 

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Effective Communicative Online Teaching for A1-A2 

 

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Engaging learners at beginner and elementary level from pre A1 to A2.  Practical ideas on how to teach speaking and listening to this level of student. 

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Workshop: Online teaching tools                     

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Practical, useful, free online resources that could be used in both the synchronous and asynchronous online language classroom.

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Workshop: Online breakout rooms                   

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The benefits of using breakout rooms in language education and we will practice setting them up, monitoring them, and providing feedback. 

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Transition to online teaching             

 

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The necessary steps that administrators, Directors of Studies, and teachers have to take in order to successfully make the transition from face-to-face to online teaching. 

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Teaching Online - Using interactive tools   

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Exploiting tools, such as Menti, Kahoot etc. 

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Teaching Online - Troubleshooting               

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Common pitfalls in setting up your online learning environment. 

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Young Learners                                         

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Differentiation strategies to bring out the best in all your learners.

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English for Specific Purposes     

  

Business English as a Lingua Franca and Needs Analysis. 

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Watch webinars from last year's series

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Last year we covered a wide range of topics pertinent to English language teachers, ranging from Nuerodiversity to Virtual reality. You can watch the recordings, download the PPTs and more here