Past webinars

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Presenter(s): Katherine McEldoon

English language learning happens best when learners value the goal they’re working towards, they are supported and challenged, and have a toolkit of learning strategies that work for them. Efficacy & Learning Research Scientist, Katherine McEldoon shares the science behind designing successful English learning experiences that have confidence-building at their core.

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

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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): Jane Bledsoe, Helen Doran Presenters Jane Bledsoe and Helen Doran

In order to adapt to an ever-changing world, young learners need not just language skills, but also future skills. In this session, we look at how developing critical thinking skills, collaboration, creativity, literacy, flexibility and social skills can help prepare children for future success. We give practical tips using examples from the new primary course Team Together and discuss how Pearson English International Certificate Young Learners tests these vital future skills.

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Presenter(s): Eleonora Pessina, Jo Wiles Presenters Eleonora Pessina and Jo Wiles

Join our experts to learn how to construct a powerful teaching and assessment program for young learners, which engages young minds while getting great, measurable results. Big English and English Benchmark Young Learners have been designed to work hand-in-hand – to teach, test and remediate in one smooth, interconnected system, underpinned by the Global Scale of English and a pedagogical approach that truly motivates and inspires.

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Presenter(s): Eleonora Pessina, Imogen Wyllie Presenters Eleonora Pessina and Imogen Wyllie

In this session, we show how data from Pearson English proficiency assessments can give teachers insight on learner strengths and weaknesses to guide teaching. Taking Roadmap and the Benchmark Test as examples, we discuss how this data can be used alongside Pearson English courseware, within the framework of the Global Scale of English, to build tailored programs. The session gives teachers practical advice on how insights drawn from score reports can be used to build or fine-tune a course.

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Presenter(s): Jane Bledsoe Presenter Jane Bledsoe

It’s not just about what you know, it’s about how you can prove it. In this post-COVID world where geographical barriers are blurred, competition in international workplaces and university programs is even greater.

During this session, we explore Pearson English International Certificate’s new online delivery mode, which enables adult learners from anywhere in the world to sit for the certified exam. With the same quality standards as the paper test, this secure test will be available on-demand in a computer-based format that can be taken from a Test Center or with Online Proctoring from the comfort of home, making it more convenient for test-takers, and course-agnostic for teacher preparation.

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Presenter(s): Jane Forrest, Erika Webb-Hughes, Praveen Gopalan, Harry Waters Speak Out for Sustainability logo

We're starting the conversation about sustainability as understood by different organizations - Pearson and the BBC - and discussing the common goals we share: supporting learners and educators around the world to communicate and speak out for a more sustainable future.

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Presenter(s): Magda Kania

John Hattie claims that there are some teachers doing some things that make the difference. If you keep wondering what teaching strategies can make your online lessons more effective and impactful, learn more in this webinar, focused on Online Teaching Methodology ESAP. Magda Kania presents some practical tools and ideas that will help you: - organize your online lesson - engage your students from the very first minute of your online lesson - increase your students’ interaction - ensure that learning outcomes are achieved.

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Presenter(s): Sue Kay Image of Sue Kay

Speaking tends to be the skill that our teenage learners find most nerve-wracking in their English lessons. So how can we give them the confidence to speak in class? Sue Kay believes this can be achieved by setting up speaking activities carefully.

In this webinar, Sue suggests six ways to ensure that students are motivated to speak and are given the support they need to succeed. She illustrates these suggestions with examples from Focus Second Edition.

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