Sussex DoSA training sessions held in 2017:
Wed November 8th 2017
6:30pmA Vocabulary Manifesto
LSI, 13 Ventnor Villas Hove BN3 3DD
The talk will provide ideas from research and classroom practice to make vocabulary teaching and learning more manageable and systematic, and thus more efficient.
This session offered practical and motivating tips for new and experienced teachers teaching IELTS.
This session looked at the use of British culture as a topic in the ELT classroom. Designed to be thought provoking, it looked at how text books deal with this issue.
Wednesday 19th July 2017 6:30pm – 7:45pmIn at the Deep End
– James Twiddy
EC, Dolphin House, Manchester Street, Brighton
This session gave advice to help new teachers deal with difficult or unexpected situations.
This session was designed to help teachers to develop skills and confidence when telling stories in class.
This session looked at how to encourage learners to use their own personalised visual aids to enable them to explore language.
This session was aimed at new teachers and those in their first year of teaching. It looked at how to manage the transition from CELTA to the classroom.
This session looked at how to effectively use websites in the classroom and also looked at useful sites for developing communication skills and increasing lexical and grammatical knowledge.
This session looked at ideas for introducing pronunciation in the classroom and demonstrated techniques and sample activities.
This session looked at using songs as a motivating force in the classroom for adults/teens. It also looked at the type of songs that are incorporated into text books and how to adapt them. Participants were able to exchange ideas on how you use your own material in the classroom.