Kaposvár Creative Café September 2018

Kaposvári Egyetem
Guba Sándor utca 40., Kaposvár, 7400
Guest speaker: RÉZMŰVES ZOLTÁN
1. With flying colours (Training for exam success)
There is no way around it: the revised B1 school-leaving exam presents a challenge for teachers and learners alike. What do students need to learn? How can we best train them? Following a systematic programme for exam training can help learners achieve success on exam day.
2. At the receiving end (Developing the receptive skills)
Surveys show that if listening was not tested, some teachers would not even teach it in their classes. Why might this be? What are the challenges in developing learners' listening skills? Do we experience similar challenges when we teach reading? What strategies can we employ to make our learners efficient listeners and readers?
Zoltán has been involved in ELT since 1990. He worked for Oxford University Press (OUP) as editor and project manager between 1999 and 2011 (based in Oxford until 2007, then in Budapest). As a teacher trainer, he has given talks in over 30 countries worldwide. In 2012, he set up his own publishing services company, Consonant Kiadó, and currently works as freelance ELT author, teacher trainer, and editor. He is co-author Achieve (OUP), Straight to Advanced (Macmillan) and Oxford Exam Trainer (OUP), and Teacher’s Book author of Project 4th edition (OUP) as well as Ready for Advanced (Macmillan), and the Think and Citizen Z series (CUP). He was elected Vice-President of IATEFL-Hungary in 2017.
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