Day: Sunday Time: 16:45-17:30 Room: SOCRATES (10th Floor)
Spicing up Reading in Exam Classes
Reading lessons in exam classes tend to be monotonous both for the teachers and the learners. This talk will attempt to propose ways of spicing up such classes with a variety of activities which will both engage learners fully and help them cope with comprehension tasks more effectively.
Keywords: Exams, Reading, Receptive Skills
Panos Paraskevopoulos is an English teacher since 1985, Speaking & Writing Examiner (Cambridge/Michigan), Cambridge DELTA. Doing MA in Leeds Beckket University
Panos Paraskevopoulos' Interview
Who is Panos Paraskevopoulos? What is the single characteristic that you want most people to know about you?
Self-discipline. When I set a goal, I am fully committed to it.
How is your presentation connected to the umbrella topic of the conference of “The 5 Ts of TESOL: Teach, Train, Transform, Transcend, Trust”?
I think my presentation is more about transforming since I will be talking about various ways of transforming Reading from a monotonous, inflexible approach to something more interesting and effective.
Which is your favorite T? Teach, Train, Transform, Transcend, or Trust, and why?
I would say ‘transcend’ because it is important, both for teachers and learners, to be able to go further or rise above their current limitations.
What does TESOL Greece mean to you?
A community that promotes personal and professional development.
What are your expectations from the 40th TESOL Greece Annual International Convention?
I hope that the Convention will provide us with stimuli to keep developing as professionals.
If you could send a wish to TESOL Greece, which becomes 40 this year, what would it be?