Teacher Skills Forum 2019
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Saturday, March 9 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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Dialogues and short sketches are a great way to consolidate forms and phonological aspects of the language. However, creating our own dialogues, based on our own experience and/or on situations we are regularly familiar with, means that these dialogues are far more than just a form of controlled practice; they are now more relevant and more usable. Dialogues and skits that we use in class as controlled practice should sound like conversations that people might really have. This doesn’t mean we have to circumvent the purpose of using dialogues – to practise, for instance, the Present Perfect or items from a particular lexical set. However, we know our students and we have a general idea of the situations they might find themselves in. This being the case, the dialogues that we use to consolidate language should be informed by this knowledge and, therefore, be of relevance to their lives. In this workshop, I’d like to encourage participants to create dialogues and small sketches that have direct relevance to the lives of the students they teach.

At the end of this day participants will be able to:
- Create short dialogues as per below

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Paul Harvey - بول هارفي

Teacher of English / Teacher Trainer /British Council Morocco - معلم اللغة الإنجليزية / مدرب المعلم / المجلس الثقافي البريطاني ، المغرب, British Council - المجلس الثقافي البريطاني
Paul Harvey has been a teacher of English (EFL, ESL, ESP) for 33 years – for most of that time, in the Middle East and North Africa. He has taught in government schools in Sudan and Saudi Arabia and was director of a summer school in Oxford for ten years. He has been a teacher trainer... Read More →

Saturday March 9, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm EET
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