Dear Colleague,

A reminder, with details attached, of the ETC program for September:

1) Start-of-the-School-Year EFL Updated Course, August 31 - September 9

First week: 24 hours of The Teacher’s Basic Tools

Second week: September Teacher Development, especially for trained, experienced EFL teachers

2) The September 6th Workshop, following our tradition of bringing experts from other fields to support our language teaching.

The workshop is in Greek for all FL professionals:

“Η Εμπνευσμένη Διδασκαλία της Ξένης Γλώσσας μέσα από τη Μουσικοθεραπεία, Δραματοθεραπεία, και το Ψυχόδραμα” ένα 8ωρο Βιωματικό Εργαστήρι, Κυριακή, 6 Σεπτεμβρίου


γιαΚαθηγητές/Καθηγήτριες Ξένων Γλωσσών, Δημοτικής Εκπαίδευσης, Ψυχολόγους, Ειδικούς Εκπαιδευτικούς, Συμβούλους & Εργοθεραπευτές ΕΠΙΜΟΡΦΩΤΡΙΑ: Dr Θεοδώρα Παπαδοπούλου



Wishing you a brilliant August of positivity and hope,

while resting, dreaming and creating,

Suzanne and Lilika

Suzanne Antonaros and Lilika Couri

Educational and Training Consultants

12 Polytehniou Street

GR 104 33 Athens

tel.: +30 210-5232598

etc@ath.forthnet.gr

"www.etc-seminars.gr" ..

Start the school year with a dynamic refresher!

"EFL METHODOLOGY UPDATED"

2 weeks of basic training and specialized teaching for new teachers

and a refresher for experienced professionals,

Suzanne Antonaros and Lilika Couri

featuring sessions run by

DATES and THEMATIC CYCLES:

1. First Week: August 31 – September 5, 2015

10:00 - 14:30

INTRODUCTION IN TEFL:

"The Teacher's Basic Tools"

2. Second Week: September 7 – 9, 2015

SEPTEMBER TEACHER DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS

and/or

10:00 - 14:30

PLACE: The ETC Seminar Room,

12 Polytehniou Street (6th floor), ATHENS

**CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

COURSE FEES:

*2-week Course (36 hrs): 170 €

*First Week only (24 hrs): 115 €

*Second Week only (12 hrs): 65 €

*Any 2 sessions, Second week ONLY (8hrs): 50 €

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 20, 2015

N.B.: Participants required to pay half fees by August 20, 2015.

COURSE PROGRAM

FIRST WEEK: INTRODUCTION IN TEFL - THE TEACHER'S BASIC TOOLS

Aug. 31:: "FIRST DAYS OF CLASS & CLASS MANAGEMENT"

The teacher as manager within the classroom. Activities and techniques to use the first days of

Sept. 1: "LESSON PLANNING"

Efficient lesson planning makes teaching much more effective and stimulating to both teacher

and student.

Sept. 2: "USING & PREPARING VISUALS"

What are they? How to find and/or make visuals and how to use them to teach creatively and

effectively.

Sept. 3: "CREATIVE GRAMMAR PRACTICE & DRILLING"

Demonstrations and workshops on ways of presenting new structures in class and a discussion

of various drills.

Sept. 4: "THE FOUR-STAGES WORKSHOP"

A step-by-step demonstration, lesson planning, evaluation and feedback workshop. (Active

participation by all attending.)

Sept. 5: "ADAPTING THE COURSEBOOK"

Guidelines for evaluating coursebooks and assessing students' needs, adapting coursebook

material and creating supplementary exercises.

SECOND WEEK: SEPTEMBER TEACHER DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS

Sept. 7: “Grammar Galore”

Bring a copy of a grammar exercise book you have been OR will be teaching. Our

workshops will be designed to adapt a variety of written grammar exercises into

communicative grammar activities. All in the spirit of aiding our learners to become both

fluent and accurate users of English!

Sept. 8: “Challenging & Imaginative Activities for Young Learners 7 – 11”

Four hours of games, songs, short sketches, speaking activities, materials development

for children who need empowerment, development of their Learning Styles and MIs.

Special attention will be paid to children with learning difficulties.

Sept. 9: “Good Listeners Make Good Speakers”

Listening practice, "training the ear", for professionals who may be able to communicate

in English, but who wish to advance their status on the job. Ideas for practice activities

for telephoning, note taking and fine-tuning communication skills. Also, tips on public

speaking and presentation skills.

REGISTRATION FORM Sept. 2 weeks

To register: CALL 210/52 32 598 OR e-mail: etc@ath.forthnet.gr

Send postal money order to: S. Antonaros, 12 Polytehniou Street, 104 33 Athens

NAME: __________________________________________________________

ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________

TELEPHONE No. (Hours to be contacted): ____________________________

Please indicate your choice:

1. Full Course: Aug. 31 – Sept. 9 ( )

2. First-week Course: Aug. 31 – Sept. 5 ( )

3. Second-week Course: Sept. 7 - 9 ( )

4. Any 2 sessions Second week ONLY: ( )