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Presenter(s): Mario Herrera

How can educators help learners bridge the gap between developing English language skills and putting them into practice to achieve their goals? Mario Herrera, expert ELT trainer and author, explores how putting life skills and personal goals centre-stage can give your learners a more holistic English language learning experience and boost their confidence.

Part of the Be Yourself in English: Build Your Learners' Confidence webinar series.

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Presenter(s): Kamil Petryk

In this session we will see how a computer-based test differs from a paper-based one in terms of written tasks. We will discuss how writing is assessed and how it should influence the way we help students get prepared. We will take a look at some tips both for the students and the teachers. We will also discuss some classroom activities that will help your students perform best once they sit at a computer to take the test.

Presenter(s): Melanie Drake

In this session, we'll look at how we can help learners to read more effectively to excel in their Pearson English International Certificate test. You will find a lot of tips on developing reading skills, applying exam strategies successfully, and how we can organise learning to best suit test taker's needs.

Presenter(s): Kamil Petryk

In this session we will examine the practical aspects of preparing our students for the speaking tasks in the computer-based test. We will have a look at some tips both for the students and the teachers, and how published material can help the former take the test. In addition, some activities will be presented that can be used in the classroom to motivate our students and get them speak.

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Presenter(s): Simon Cotterill

This webinar will present an overview of the test and a description of each type of task. For each task type, there will be information on how the task appears on screen and what test takers need to do, as well as strategies for how to complete tasks successfully. The webinar will introduce the Pearson English International Certificate new resources, which includes teaching activities designed to help learners prepare for each task. Bespoke activities are available for A1/A2, B1/B2 and C1/C2 learners, and the webinar with look at how to select the best activities to meet your learners’ needs and develop the skills they need to produce their best performance on the test.

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Presenter(s): Bartlomiej Janiak

With the launch of the Pearson English International Certificate computer-based test, it’s time to dive into the digital testing reality. Some people will find this easy to navigate, while others will need preparation and time to familiarize themselves and move forward. Wherever you are in your journey, join us in this first session on computer-based testing. We will go hand in hand through everything you need to know to start your journey with International Certificate.

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Presenter(s): Jeanne Perrett Jeanne Perrett

Join Jeanne Perrett's webinar with activities & practical tips. 
 
When we are teaching learners aged three to six, we have two main language aims: to help the children feel comfortable in an English-speaking environment and for them to understand and then use very small amounts of language. The relatively short attention span of our youngest learners and the fact that we do not usually, at this stage, introduce reading or writing can make this seem challenging.
 
In this webinar, using examples from My Disney Stars and Friends, we will look at how we can achieve the goals of early language acquisition and confidence by playing, singing, chanting, storytelling, listening, speaking and doing practical, focused activities in organised and flexible lessons.

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Presenter(s): Jeanne Perrett Presenter Jeanne Perrett

We want our very young students to enjoy their first years of learning English. We want them to feel happy and confident in the classroom, and to cooperate well with each other.

In this session we focus on practical ideas and teaching tips for how we can organise and manage a class of young learners. We look at ideas for circle time, games, miming, using their books and workbooks, singing and chanting, and simple craft work.

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Presenter(s): Donatella Fitzgerald Presenter Donatella Fitzgerald

By teaching young learners’ values we can help them develop better, find their place in society and improve their social skills.

In this practical workshop we look at how themes in the fictional worlds of Disney stories can provide a springboard to teaching key values and Global Citizenship in an engaging way in the English Language Classroom. We also look at how young learners can relate these values to their own lives. Ideas and activities to use in class will be used from the new Disney Kids Readers and My Disney Stars and Friends.

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Presenter(s): Rachel Wilson Presenter Rachel Wilson

Using readers in the young learner classroom often gets put in the “nice to do if there’s time” category. However, there is compelling evidence to show that placing reading—in all its forms—at the heart of the learning experience in the primary years, can have a life-long positive impact on a child.

In this webinar, Rachel discusses the importance of building a reading habit from a young age, and showing how to use readers in the classroom with the help of the Disney Kids Readers.

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