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Assessment

Presenter(s): Bartlomiej Janiak

Welcome stress my old friend - this session will focus on an important aspect of learning that can even shed light on test results. We are all familiar with scenarios where students perform unexpectedly on occasions, but it’s not only about what they know, it’s about how effectively they manage the atmosphere before and during an exam. Please join us in the session on managing stress before the computer-based test and learn how to support your learners before and on a test day.

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Presenter(s): Melanie Drake

Pearson English International Certificate assesses the test taker's listening skills. In this session, we'll discuss how we can help learners to develop listening skills, focus on the right exam strategies and the transferable skills that will enable them to communicate successfully beyond the exam.

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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.

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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): Benjamin Cook Presenter Benjamin Cook

During this session, Ben Cook (Senior Manager Assessment Development) outlines the different task types in the test and the rationale for including them, the test development process Pearson follows to ensure test quality, and how the different tasks are scored.

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Presenter(s): Carmen Quintana Presenter Carmen Quintana

This webinar explores the ways in which test takers can certify their proficiency in English while taking a digital test from the safety of home, all with the sufficient security that a certification requires. We share research from candidates around the world, and how teachers are responding to the testing-from-home options. Join us to learn how it works, and how your students can access online proctoring from anywhere, anytime.

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