Exam preparation

Presenter(s) : Jane Bledsoe Jane Bledsoe

How ready are your students for their exams? This session introduces you to two new English proficiency products that are accessible to candidates 24/7. With featured content from our Pearson English Warmup mobile app and a newly-launched online Readiness Test - you will see how you can help students increase their confidence.

The Readiness Test features a red, amber, green light scheme to alert you and your students if they are ready to test. Remediation suggestions are provided as part of their results. Join us to learn more about how you and your students can know just how ready they are for their General English Proficiency exam.

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Presenter(s) : Dan Shepherd Dan Shepherd

Students all over the world are underachieving in speaking exams because of nerves - yet it’s something that is often overlooked in class. Whether your students are preparing for in-class speaking tests or official exams like PTE General, IELTS or Cambridge B2 First, there are a number of techniques that you can use to help learners face the big day with confidence. In this practical webinar, we explore a range of classroom activities and share useful resources that you will be able to use immediately in your lessons. 

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Presenter(s) : Dominic Vadgama, Jo Sale

In this session we look at the range of official preparation resources that are available to help your test takers prepare for PTE Academic. Pearson's portfolio consists of self-study resources and resources designed to help prepare students in the classroom. We spend some time discussing how each of the different prep resources can support learners at different stages of their preparation journey and according to the level of support needed.

In the webinar we showcase some of our new resources that came to the market in 2020 including our new edition of the Official Guide to PTE Academic, which is a great resource for self-study and in the classroom! 

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Presenter(s) : Michael Brand Michael Brand

Teaching at least part of their timetable online has become a reality for many teachers. In this session we focus on how to go about preparing teens for exams in online lessons. We consider how best to dovetail developing the skills and strategies teens need for their exams with maintaining engagement, active participation and yes, enjoyment! We reference material from Gold Experience Second Edition as well as other sources.

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Presenter(s) : Dr Ken Beatty Dr Ken Beatty

Misfortunes of all kinds have a way of bringing out the best in people and, when disasters and challenges arise, they often lead to rapid torrents of large and small innovations.

There are several changes in education at the moment that promise to have lasting beneficial impacts on teaching and learning.

This presentation outlines seven of these, identifying challenges and ways in which improvements in education will happen.  

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Presenter(s) : Billie Jago Billie Jago

Both in the real-life classroom and online, Gold Experience Second Edition can offer teachers a variety of useful resources to help students achieve exam success.

This webinar discusses the tools available, as well as the skills and techniques, for delivering engaging and motivating exam classes. We look at the coursebook and its online features in detail and how to provide variety to typical exam tasks.

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Presenter(s) : Jo Sale Jo Sale

Getting ready for any 4 skills based test can be tricky and is not only about familiarity with the test, but also the skills needed for success. 

In this webinar, we talk about ideas for how to use the print, online and blended materials in both physical and virtual classrooms as well as some of the extra support resources available to teachers and students.

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Presenter(s) : Billie Jago Billie Jago

As lessons shift from the classroom to online, materials need to be adapted to suit our new environment. But, how can we maintain interactivity in lessons, and how can Pearson’s online resources help?

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Presenter(s) : Billie Jago Billie Jago

During these uncertain times, many students and teachers are moving their classes online. But, what does this mean for exam students?

This webinar discusses the tools and strategies required to help motivate and maintain focus for exam students studying in an online classroom environment.

We look at techniques on how to encourage student-directed learning (SDL) and self-motivation, as well as ways to assign tasks and give feedback.

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Presenter(s) : Imogen Wyllie

A good and reliable partner in exam preparation secures the final step to exam success.

Watch a recording of the webinar where Imogen Wyllie, Pearson expert, discusses how using Gold Experience 2nd Edition can support students to achieve exam success.

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Duration: 1 hour

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