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Cambridge Day 2016 - Fortaleza

Cambridge Day 2016 - Fortaleza

Date: Monday, 18 July 2016

Time: 14h - 17h15

Where: Hotel Gran Marquise

Av. Beira Mar, 3980 - Mucuripe, Fortaleza - CE, 60165-121

 

Cambridge Day 2016

Some of the most renowned experts sharing their experiences, studies, theories and applications with ELT professionals from all over Brazil - this is the Cambridge Day. In more than 15 editions, in addition to the educational and pedagogical nature of the event, we also encourage social contribution to all partners and participants by exchanging registration for food donation.

And with the same excellence and quality of the Cambridge University Press publications, Cambridge Day 2016 will be a true experience of knowledge and learning. Are you ready for this experience?

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English pronunciation for Brazilian Portuguese speakers

The increasing use of English as an international lingua franca means new challenges and opportunities for teaching pronunciation and listening skills, as learners will need to understand and be understood by a wide variety of English speakers, both native and non-native. How can teachers prepare them to cope with such diversity? This workshop features practical tasks, informed by relevant theory, which participants could try in their own classrooms.

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Laura Patsko

Formerly an English teacher and teacher trainer, Laura Patsko now works as Senior ELT Research Manager for Cambridge University Press. She holds a BA in Linguistics and an MA in ELT & Applied Linguistics, and is particularly interested in the use of English as an international lingua franca, teaching pronunciation and investigating the practical applications of linguistic research. She blogs at laurapatsko.wordpress.com and elfpron.wordpress.com, and tweets as @lauraahaha.

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Raising young Learner´s motivation to improve student involvement in their Learning 

One of the issues teachers in Brazil face in Primary schools is classroom management. To 'grab' the students’ attention and foster a love of learning are both challenging tasks. This session will cover some practical ideas how to tackle the issue based on content from the new Primary English course - Guess What!. Teachers will also get a glimpse of how and why Guess What! was developed, and what motivated the writing of the material.

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Lesley Koustaff

Lesley Koustaff is the Series Editor of Guess What!. She has been teaching and writing ELT materials for children for over thirty years. She has conducted educational workshops throughout Asia, The United States, Central and South America, and Turkey. Lesley hopes that Guess What! will help students build social skills and obtain information that will benefit them in their futures. She earned her Masters in Teaching from The School for International Training in Vermont.

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