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TESOL Greece – ETAL Symposium ‘Making Connections’
1 November, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
TESOL Greece - ETAL Symposium
An Online Event
November 1st, 2020
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Specializing in EFL Testing & Assessment Jenny Liontou is Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Department of Language and Linguistics, Faculty of English Language & Literature, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her current research interests include theoretical and practical issues of testing and assessing foreign language competence, computational linguistics and classroom-based assessment.
10:00 - 11:15
Online Teaching & Testing Resources for EFL Teachers: The Way
The aim of this presentation is to provide basic information on available online instruments while reflecting on their use for EFL teaching and assessment purposes. To this end, a variety of online resources that can be used to create a more dynamic learning environment and increase EFL learners’ engagement and motivation will be demonstrated, while issues concerning assessment feedback and practical affordances provided by open online technologies will also be discussed.
11:30 - 12:30
The Coronaloveletters. Drafting Online Practice Tests with a Creative Twist.
This workshop will give hands on examples on how to draft online practice tests using google forms which also can save teachers a lot of time on marking. It will also give examples of addons that can be used with the tests that can promote creativity and boost student participation. Attendee participation required.
Please take a few minutes to fill in this form with examples of tests and activities, before George’s presentation. https://forms.gle/WFx2b1HdpvxPTBWp9
Georgios Chatzis, Karayanni – Chatzi Schools of English, Corinth. RSA dip, DTEFL, MA ELT University of Essex. Past TESOL Greece Chair.
Theodora Bogiou (MA in TESOL), is an English language teacher, owner and director of studies at Bogiou FL School and an Academic Manager at British Study Centers Juniors. She was awarded the Gold Award in Innovation in Teaching in Education Leaders Awards 2020.
12:45 - 13:45
Listen and You Will Be Heard
Teaching is a listening profession and listening is a virtue. But is this virtue an inherent gift or is it a skill that can be honed? How can active listening inspire your students to have a fulfilling learning experience and how can sharing their own story give room for creativity?