Join us in Chandigarh for workshops on how to use British Council resources in teaching English
How to use British Council resources in teaching English
Date
Saturday, 28 July 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, 1 September 2018 - 1:00pm
Location
Chandigarh

Brush-up on your teaching skills as we bring workshops on Teaching Writing Skills, Teaching Speaking Skills, Teaching Listening Skills and Teaching Reading Skills for English language teachers from the middle and secondary sections of schools and higher education institutions/colleges in India. The aim of the sessions is to equip participants with effective methods, resources, practical ideas and activities that they can implement in their own classroom situations, and to direct them towards materials available to them in the local British Council Library. 

Workshop details

Date Time Workshop Topic Session aims
Sat, 28 July 2018 10:00AM – 1:00PM How to use British Council resources in Teaching Writing Skills
  •  To discuss attitudes towards teaching writing
  • To discuss issues of accuracy vs. fluency
  • To discuss approaches to error correction
  • To explore the various stages of a writing lesson and the ‘guided writing’ process
  • To introduce and practice a variety of activities for developing writing skills 
Sat, 4 August 2018 10:00AM – 1:00PM How to use British Council resources in Teaching Speaking Skills
  •  To discuss attitudes towards teaching speaking
  • To discuss issues of accuracy vs. fluency
  • To discuss different types of speaking activities we can do in the classroom and how these relate to the real world
  • To introduce and practice a variety of activities for developing the speaking skills 
  • To discuss potential problems that may arise when teaching speaking skills
Sat, 18 August 2018 10:00AM – 1:00PM How to use British Council resources in Teaching Listening Skills
  • To discuss different attitudes towards teaching listening
  • To discuss different types of listening in the real world and the implications this has for the classroom 
  • To go over the different sub-skills involved in listening
  • To introduce a variety of listening activities for developing the various sub-skills
  • To examine the stages of a listening lesson through a demonstration listening lesson
Sat, 1 September 2018 10:00AM – 1:00PM How to use British Council resources in Teaching Reading Skills
  • To discuss attitudes towards teaching reading
  • To go over the different sub-skills involved in reading
  • To introduce and practice a variety of reading activities for developing the various sub-skills 
  • To discuss ways of staging a reading lesson
  • To explore the problems that SS have when reading

Who can attend

Teachers from the middle and secondary sections of schools and higher education institutions/colleges.

How to register

Registration is by invitation only. For further information on registration please contact Kamal Bhardwaj at 0172-5203014 or email at kamal.bhardwaj@britishcouncil.org 

There are limited seats and registrations will be on first – come – first serve basis.

 

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