Developing, not testing, receptive skills

Presenters: Lindsay Warwick

Typically, listening and reading texts are accompanied by comprehension questions which tend to test rather than develop a learners’ receptive skills. In this webinar, we’ll look at taking an approach to receptive skills lessons which better enables learners to develop their receptive skills rather than simply be tested in them.

lindsay warwick

Typically, listening and reading texts are accompanied by comprehension questions which tend to test rather than develop a learners’ receptive skills. In this webinar, we’ll look at taking an approach to receptive skills lessons which better enables learners to develop their receptive skills rather than simply be tested in them.

Lindsay Warwick is a teacher, trainer and materials writer. She has been teaching general English and exam preparation courses for over 20 years. She is a CELTA trainer and has delivered teacher development courses in the UK and abroad, on topics such as formative assessment, train the trainer, using technology in the classroom and helping learners to prepare for exams. Lindsay is co-author of Pearson’s new general English series Roadmap A2 and A2+, as well as several other books including Expert IELTS 6, Gold Preliminary B1 and Gold Experience B1 and B2+.

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