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Base metal into gold:Human-to-human classroom communication

  • 30 Mar 2019
  • 14:00 - 18:00
  • Gasteig, Room 3.140

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Base metal into gold: Human-to-human classroom communication
In a profession increasingly dominated by technology, there is a danger that the immediacy of human-to-human classroom communication will become sidelined. This practical workshop will focus on a variety of simple, person-based activities  (“base metal”) and show how these can transform into high-yield, memorable and effective language experiences (“gold”). We’ll also reflect on why such activities can be both enriching and productive.
About Simon:
Simon Marshall
is jointly responsible for the design and delivery of CELTA courses at St John’s University in York. He’s been working as a language teacher and teacher trainer for almost forty years. Prior to joining St John’s, he held a series of senior posts in leading organisations such as the British Council, International House and Pilgrims, Canterbury. He’s taught and trained in more than thirty countries, published numerous articles on teaching methodology and has extensive experience in presenting at international conferences.


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