Life beyond the exam - the language learner's constant challenge
From Buenos Aires, to Istanbul to Seoul, learners communicating using English come up against different challenges. Even native speakers find themselves in situations where language is unexpected. Cambridge English Qualifications help prove a learner’s skills to the world. In addition to preparing students for the exam, developing core language, how do we build confidence for communication in a non-controlled environment?
Deborah Hobbs works in Bristol as a freelance author and instructional designer and also as an English language lecturer in higher education. She has enoyed over 10 years of English language teaching, examining and training, and regularly speaks at international teacher training events. She has worked in several countries including China, Italy and Spain. Deborah holds a DipTESOL and is currently studying for an MA ODE Open (technology enhanced learning and design). Prior to becoming an educator, Deborah was a business change and project manager in financial services.
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