‘Language Assessment Literacy: Theory and Practice’ Date of the conference: 12th May 2018   Keynote Speakers: Prof. Glenn Fulcher, Univ. of Leicester, UK Prof. Guoxing Yu, Univ. of Bristol, UK   Venue: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus     Scientific Board: Prof. Dina Tsagari, OsloMet, Norway Prof. Dr. Karin Vogt, University of...

Much ink has been spilled regarding the perennial love affair that Greeks have with language certification. Our quest for acquiring certificates whether these are university degrees, language certificates or certificates of attendance from a seminar or a workshop has transformed an entire country to gatherers of A4 papers that have little to absolutely no...

  Η Επικοινωνία ως Παράσταση:  Σκηνοθετώντας τη Διδασκαλία  με Εφ-ευρετικότητα   Συνέδριο   Αθήνα 3-4 Μαρτίου 2018Ζάππειο Μέγαρο   Οργάνωση: ΣΥ.Ν.Θ.Ε.ΣΗ.: Ο Κύκλος των Εφ-ευρετικών Εκπαιδευτικών  New York College   Υπό την Αιγίδα του Υπουργείου...

Language tests play a powerful role in many people’s lives, acting as gateways at important transitional moments in education, in employment and in moving from one country to another. Since language tests are devices for the institutional control of individuals, it is clearly important that they should be understood and subjected to scrutiny. Many people...

Σεμινάριο με θέμα “Using short films to promote Empathy and Self-awareness” (Χρησιμοποιώντας ταινίες μικρού μήκους για να προωθήσουμε την ενσυναίσθηση και την αυτογνωσία) πραγματοποίησε η Ένωση Καθηγητών Αγγλικής Δημόσιας Εκπαίδευσης Ν. Ημαθίας το Σάββατο 10 Φεβρουαρίου στην Δημόσια Βιβλιοθήκη της Βέροιας με εισηγητή τον κ. Αθανάσιο Τσαπέλη (...

When we learn a language, there are four skills that we need for complete communication. When we learn our native language, we usually learn to listen first, then to speak, then to read, and finally to write. These are called the four ‘language skills’: In traditional teaching the emphasis tends to be on the students doing reading and writing, probably...

 

 

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