Date
Saturday, 1 February 2020 - 10:00am to Saturday, 29 February 2020 - 7:00pm
Location
Chandigarh

 

Event description Age group Date & time Registration

Parent workshop: English for kids

Boost your child’s English language skills through interactive hours at home. Know how to keep them engaged and build their love for learning and enhancing the language with tips and techniques from experts.

18 years and above

1 February

2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Free

Please contact Christina Singh at 0172-5203015

Reader’s Club Meet

Join the club to participate in the monthly meetings with fellow members and confer literary works by famous authors.

18 years and above

1 February

5.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Free

Please contact Christina Singh at 0172-5203015

Storytime

A world of learning and fun made just for kids. An interactive session on storytime and creativity to help kids build their confidence, social ability, language and critical thinking skills.! Suitable for the entire family. 

 

4-6 year olds

2 February

12 pm – 2 pm

 

Free

Please contact Christina Singh at 0172-5203015

Make things happen: Skills for succeeding in exams

This workshop is your guide to ace the finals. Know how to unleash your confidence, prepare well for exams and stay motivated. We will also help you combat exam stress. Together we will pause, reflect and choose a path to overcome the impasse. 

18 years and above

2 February

4 pm to 5 pm

Free

Please contact Christina Singh at 0172-5203015

IELTS Intensive Course

 

Get IELTS ready with 3-day intensive course, specially designed for IELTS aspirants to get ahead of the race. Get individual attention from the trainer and expert advice on how to achieve a high band score.

18 years and above

4, 5, 6 February

10 am to 5 pm 

Course Fee: 11000 INR

Please contact Varinder Kumar at 0172-5203013

Stories and Songs: Effective methods to teach kids

 

Storytelling and songs are fun. Children have an innate love for these and they can enhance intercultural understanding and communication. This workshop will help teachers/trainers:

  • to dwell on the importance of using stories and songs in the classroom 
  • to explore appropriate and engaging songs and stories 
  • to experience the working of storytelling and songs in a classroom scenario 
  • to formalise activities that could be used along with songs and stories in the classroom 

School Teachers

8 February

10am – 1 pm

Institutional Member - Free for 1 participant & 1000 INR for 2nd participant

Other Member - 1500 INR

Non Member - 2000 INR

Please contact Kamal Bhardwaj at 0172-5203014

Learning with friends: Roald Dahl themed workshop

Creative learning can help build a confident mindset. Presenting to you Roald Dahl themed activities for kids to get onto an adventure trip with their friends and fellow participants. This workshop will also help them stimulate their imagination and creativity and empower their growth.

7-8 years

8, 9 February

4 pm to 6 pm

Free for member

1000 INR for non member

Please contact Christina Singh at 0172-5203015

Successful Time Management 

Is your life out of control? Do you regularly feel overwhelmed, exhausted and stressed? In this workshop understand the benefits of time management, learn how to prioritise your activities and become more productive. You’ll also learn how to take control of your life.

18 years and above

9 February

10am – 1 pm

Institutional Member - Free for 1 participant & 1000 INR for 2nd participant

Other Member - 1500 INR

Non Member - 2200 INR

Please contact Kamal Bhardwaj at 0172-5203014

Grammar Skills

Strengthen your foundation in English with this Grammar workshop. Learn correct grammar and its usage. Participants will be encouraged to immerse themselves in a range of exciting learning activities, enhance writing skills and build confidence in using appropriate grammatical structures. 

 

9-10 years

9 February    

1.30 pm to 3.30 pm

Member - Free     

Non Member –  1000 INR

Please contact Christina Singh at 0172-5203015

Employability Skills: How to write a CV and build digital portfolio

Learn how to create an engaging, professional CV that will attract potential employers. The session will also include creating ‘wow’ digital portfolio on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram. Also get to know how to write an impressive cover letter/email.

18 years and above

15 February

3 pm – 6 pm

Member - 1000 INR     

Non Member –  2200 INR

Please contact Varinder Kumar at 0172-5203013

Young Learners Club

Young Learners club connects children in a fun, creative and educational way and encourages children to read more. It helps build their confidence in public speaking, creative writing and vocabulary

7-10 years

15 February

3 pm – 6 pm

Free

Please contact Christina Singh at 0172-5203015

Communication Skills for young leaners

Empower your child to communicate better and help them express themselves constructively with this four week programme. Reading is a fundamental skill for learners, not just for learning but for life. The aim is to develop the ability to draw meaning from the printed pages and to interpret and comprehend the information appropriately. What’s more? Your child can get a certificate and a medal at the end of the programme!

6-7 years

16, 23 February and 1, 8 March

3 pm to 5 pm

Member - 1500 INR     

Non Member –  4200 INR

Please contact Christina Singh at 0172-5203015

Masterclass for IELTS Trainers

This is the ideal course for anyone who want to start delivering IELTS preparation courses, teachers currently working in an educational context or CELTA graduates. As prior knowledge of the IELTS exam is not mandatory, the course is also suitable for those who have a background in soft skills or who wish to make a career change. Participants should have a high Intermediate or Advanced level of English (IELTS band 6.0 and above) with excellent written and oral communication skills. Why take this course?

  • Become an IELTS preparation specialist. 
  • Learn how to expertly prepare candidates for IELTS.
  • Learn how to evaluate and use IELTS resources. 
  • Effectively analyse IELTS tips and techniques.

For more information please click here

 

18+ (adult Learners)

18, 19, 20 February

10 am to 5 pm

Member - 12500 INR     

Non Member –  15500 INR

Please contact Kamal Bhardwaj at 0172-5203014

Using Teaching English Online

  • To give an overview of the different sections of the British Council’s TeachingEnglish website 
  • To work in groups to explore several sections of the website in more detail and present these findings to the rest of the group 
  • To explore the different ways that the participants can get involved in and contribute to the TeachingEnglish website community 

 

 

School Teachers

22 February

10 am to 1 pm

Institutional Member - Free for 1 participant & 1000 INR for 2nd participant

Other Member - 1500 INR

Non Member - 2000 INR

Please contact Kamal Bhardwaj at 0172-5203014

Workshop on Business Writing

The Business Writing learning module helps you organize and polish your workplace writing projects by helping you identify goals, be aware of your tone, organize and plan, format specific pieces of writing, and write with clarity and accessible language. By the end of this workshop, the learner will be able to:

  • identify goals before writing.
  • identify and replace emotional language.
  • Write with an active voice.
  • Use persuasive writing techniques.
  • Format certain types of writing projects.
  • Present their best self on social media.

 

18 years and above

23 February

10 am to 1 pm  

Institutional Member - Free for 1 participant & 1000 INR for 2nd participant

Other Member - 1500 INR

Non Member - 2200 INR

Please contact Kamal Bhardwaj at 0172-5203014

Employability skills: How to handle Interviews and What Do I Need to Consider When Accepting a Job?

Whether you are being interviewed for a place at university or applying for graduate jobs, get some insights into the pros and cons of face to face and virtual interviews, how to prepare, and how to make a good first impression. The session will include tips to help reduce the stress in handling Skype, Zoom or Google Hangouts and help you get the job. Your presentation skills play the winning factor in doing well in interviews.  You've secured a job offer! Now comes the important decision of choosing whether the job is right for you. Learn and build your decision making skills for career growth in this workshop.

18 years and above

29 February

3 pm to 6 pm

Member - 1000 INR     

Non Member –  2200 INR

Please contact Varinder Kumar at 0172-5203013

There are limited seats available; registrations will be on first-come first-served basis. For further information about the registration process, write to kamal.bhardwaj@britishcouncil.org or varinder.kumar@britishcouncil.org or christina.singh@britishcouncil.org

Please note that we will be available from Tuesday to Sunday, 11.00 hours to 19.00 hours from 1 January 2020

Please click here  to know more about British Council’s learning space at the library, reading material and workshops for adults and children.

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