On 4th June Summer School «Preparing Students for International Exams: Challenges and Opportunities of Communicative Assessment» will be held at the British Counsil Russia office in Moscow by LICC «Expert», the British Council and BKC-IH.
The seminar will include:
- an overview of popular internationally recognised exams ;
- practical preparation advice from experienced language teachers and teacher trainers;
- analysis and discussion of the current trends in assessment;
- mini-demonstrations of effective teaching techniques;
- professional development advice.
10:30 - 11:00 Registration.
11:00 - 11:15 Welcome.
11:15 - 11:45 Preparing your students for YLE: sharing practical teaching advice (Claire Barnes, CELTA, Delta, ADoS BKC IH Moscow, Cambridge Assessment specialist).
11:45 - 12:15 Cambridge English for Schools (KET FS /PET FS/ FCE FS): meeting the requirements (Claire Barnes, CELTA, Delta, ADoS BKC IH Moscow, Cambridge Assessment specialist).
12:15 - 12:45 Summative Assessment vs. Formative Assessment (Vlada Lapshina, Master of Education, University of Manchester (UK)).
12:45 – 13:15 Professional development for teachers: preparation for TKT, CELTA, DELTA (Olga Goncharova, CELTA, DELTA, TKT trainer, CELTA trainer and assessor, Cambridge examiner).
13:15 - 13:30 Coffee break.
13:30 - 14:00 Changes to Cambridge English: First and Advanced (Tatiana Polvinkina, CELTA, Delta, ADoS BKC IH Moscow, Cambridge Assessment specialist).
14:00 – 14:30 Get Ready for the Russian State Exams with Macmillan (Natalia Galanina, Macmillan Teacher-Trainer).
14:30-15:00 Macmillan Exams Portfolio (Natalia Galanina, Macmillan Teacher-Trainer).
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break.
15:30 - 16:00 Business English Certificates (BEC): practical advice (Edward Evans, PhD in Chemistry, CELTA, Delta, ADOS ВКС Moscow) .
16:00 - 16:30 Preparing students for professional exams (ILEC/ICFE): practical advice (Edward Evans, PhD in Chemistry, CELTA, Delta, ADoS BKC-IH Moscow).
16:30 – 17:00 Round-up: ideas from the participants; Q&A.