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Grade Education Center

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Authorised CELTA and DELTA Centre

Golden Gates (metro)

13/2-b Yaroslaviv Val, office 32,
Directions

044 239 71 50

097 576 37 97066 599 62 54
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e-mail: teacher@grade.ua

CELTA DELTA CELTYL TKT Professional Development Workshop
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Previous workshops

Passing IELTS with flying colours

Passing IELTS with flying colours
This workshop focuses on strategies that will help practicing teachers equip their students with the most effective score-raising techniques and boost their exam-taking skills
October 19, 18:00-20:00
October 22, 15:00-17:00

Workshop program:

  • Knowing what and how
  • Handling exam anxiety
  • Time management tips
  • Cheating fairly or educated guesswork
  • Common traps and penalties

Tutor — Andrii Pigariev
Delta (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, all modules)
IELTS (8.5)
IELTS Certified Trainer by IELTS Principal Examiner Andrew Thomas
International oral examiner
CELTA trainer

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 399 UAH (per day)

Academic Writing for IELTS: talent or acquired skills?

Academic Writing for IELTS: talent or acquired skills?
This workshop deals with varied ways how academic writing is challenging to teach and offers a number of solutions taken from teaching experience.
November 5, 15:00-17:00

Workshop program:

  • Stylistic peculiarities
  • Planning grind
  • Non-Ukrainian writing logic
  • Sticking together
  • Do they care about punctuation?!

Tutor — Andrii Pigariev
Delta (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, all modules)
IELTS (8.5)
IELTS Certified Trainer by IELTS Principal Examiner Andrew Thomas
International oral examiner
CELTA trainer

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 399 UAH (per day)

Writing IELTS Essays

Writing IELTS Essays
This workshop highlights a number of important features of IELTS essays giving insight into what they are and how to help students develop essay writing skills. It will be useful for those beginning teaching IELTS as well as for experienced teachers.
November 27

10:00-17:00 – workshop
13:00-14:00 – lunch break

Workshop program:

  • Understanding essay task and types
  • Academic style
  • Writing coherently and cohesively
  • Product and sub-skills approaches
  • Essay teaching cycle and awareness-raising activities
  • Q&A, Feedback

Tutor — Andrii Pigariev
Delta (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, all modules)
IELTS (8.5)
IELTS Certified Trainer by IELTS Principal Examiner Andrew Thomas
International oral examiner
CELTA trainer

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 999 UAH

Speaking ‘naturally’ for IELTS Speaking

Speaking ‘naturally’ for IELTS Speaking
This workshop looks at the Speaking section of the IELTS exam from the point of view of an IELTS examiner focusing on important characteristics of a candidate’s top score responses and providing quite a few hands-on solutions.
December 10, 15:00-17:00

Workshop program:

  • Police interrogation or a friendly talk?
  • Chunking and pausing
  • Recycling vocabulary and eloquence
  • Beating around the bush
  • Buying time

Tutor — Andrii Pigariev
Delta (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, all modules)
IELTS (8.5)
IELTS Certified Trainer by IELTS Principal Examiner Andrew Thomas
International oral examiner
CELTA trainer

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 399 UAH

How to teach TOEFL iBT

How to teach TOEFL iBT
This workshop helps better understand exam specifics and gives insight into preparation for all the sections of the TOEFL iBT.
June 5

10:00–11:30       Exam overview and assessment
11:30–13:00       Reading and Listening: specifics and teaching
13:00–14:00       Lunch
14:00–15:30       Speaking and approach to teaching
15:30–17:00       Writing: what and how
                                  Q&A, Feedback

Tutor — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 999 UAH

Kids Teacher Training Course

Kids Teacher Training Course
Course dates: June 14 — 17

Day 1. Starters
1. Basic theories and principles of child development.
2. Cognitive, language, and literacy development of 6-8 year olds.
3. How does Ukrainian teaching system differ from European one? 
4. Games as an indispensable part of learning process.
5. Games production.

Day 2. Movers
1. Cognitive, language, and literacy development of 9-11 year olds.
2. Comparison of starters and movers.
3. How does classroom environment influence teaching and learning?
4. Lesson plans.
5. Developing lesson plans for starters and movers.

Day 3. Flyers
1. Cognitive, language, and literacy development of 11-13 year olds.
2. Classroom management.
3. Child Assessments.
4. Individual tasks and preparation.

Day 4. Practice
1. Lesson presentation.
2. Discussion, feedbacks. 

Course trainer — Ivanna Tsipan

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance, feedback, gifts.

Course fee: 4599 UAH
Early registration fee (before 01.06.2016) 3999 UAH!

IELTS Speaking: specifics, assessment and teaching

IELTS Speaking: specifics, assessment and teaching
This workshop centers around different tasks in the IELTS Speaking test, techniques that will help teachers prepare students effectively and assess their oral performance.
May 15

10:00–11:30       Overview and assessment
11:30–13:00       Part 1: Introduction and interview
13:00–14:00       Lunch
14:00–15:30       Part 2: Individual long turn
15:30–17:00       Part 3: Two-way discussion
                                  Q&A, Feedback

Tutor — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 999 UAH

IELTS Writing: strategies for preparation and teaching

IELTS Visuals and Letters
This workshop focuses on effective ways of approaching IELTS Writing Task 1 for teachers wishing to take the test themselves as well as embraces strategies for teaching how to describe visuals and write letters in Academic and General Training modules.
May 22

10:00–11:30       Overview and assessment
11:30–13:00       Graphs and charts
13:00–14:00       Lunch
14:00–15:30       Diagrams
15:30–17:00       How to write IELTS letters

Tutor for both days — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 999 UAH

IELTS Writing: strategies for preparation and teaching

Reading and listening for IELTS: strategies for preparation and teaching
This workshop covers the specifics of the Reading and Listening sections of the exam, provides practice in exam tasks and equips teachers with strategies for improving students' performance in these sections.
April 2–3

Day 1: Reading

10:00–11:30       Overview and exam-taking skills
11:30–13:00       Assessment and question types
13:00–14:00       Lunch
14:00–15:30       Practice
15:30–17:00       Teaching Reading

Day 2: Listening

10:00–11:30       Overview and listening effectively
11:30–13:00       Assessment and question types
13:00–14:00       Lunch
14:00–15:30       Practice
15:30–17:00       How to teach Listening
                                  Q&A, Feedback

Tutor for both days — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 1499 UAH

IELTS Writing: strategies for preparation and teaching

IELTS Writing: strategies for preparation and teaching
This workshop focuses on effective ways of writing for IELTS for teachers wishing to take the test as well as embraces strategies for teaching IELTS Writing, both Academic and General Training modules.
March 12–13

Day 1: IELTS Visuals and Letters

10:00–11:30       Overview and assessment
11:30–13:00       Graphs and charts
13:00–14:00       Lunch
14:00–15:30       Diagrams
15:30–17:00       How to write IELTS letters

Day 2: IELTS Essays:

10:00–11:30       Understanding essays and assessment
11:30–13:00       Writing essays: sub-skills approach
13:00–14:00       Lunch
14:00–15:30       How to write coherently and cohesively
15:30–17:00       Approach to teaching
                                  Q&A, Feedback

Tutor for both days — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Participants receive certificates of attendance.

Fee: 1499 UAH

How to teach IELTS

What is IELTS and how to prepare for it
The workshop will cover the specifics of the test as well as equip teachers with necessary tools and practical ideas  for preparation. It will be useful both for those who are new to the exam and who have some experience in teaching it. 
December 5-6

Day 1 (5 December):

MODULE 1. Exam overview  (10:00-11:30)

  • Exam sections, tasks and timing
  • Planning a preparation course
  • Registration, test days, scoring

MODULE 2. Reading section (11:30-13:00)

  • General and Academic Modules
  • Question types and strategies

Lunch 13:00-14:00

MODULE 3. Listening section (14:00-15:30)

  • Structure and question types
  • Effective strategies

MODULE 4. How to teach Reading and Listening (15:30-17:00)

  • Lesson planning 
  • Approach to teaching

Day 2 (6 December):

MODULE 1. Writing Task 1 (10:00-11:30)

  • Academic and General writing 
  • Visuals: types and requirements
  • Letters: types and style

MODULE 2. Writing Task 2  (11:30-13:00)

  • Academic and General writing 
  • Essay types and requirements 

Lunch 13:00-14:00

MODULE 3. Writing assessment and teaching (14:00-15:30)

  • Assessment and correction
  • Teaching writing

MODULE 4. Speaking (15:30-17:00)

  • Tasks and assessment
  • How to teach speaking

Tutor for both days — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   1499 UAH

Cambridge English Language Assessment (ESOL) exams

Cambridge English Language Assessment (ESOL) exams
November 14–15

You may sign up for each workshop day separately, or take a full 2-day workshop

Day 1 (14 November): How to teach Cambridge ESOL exams (KET, PET, FCE)

MODULE 1. Cambridge exams overview  

  • Cambridge ESOL: types and reasons for taking
  • Levels and common exam structure 

MODULE 2. KET and PET exams

  • Structure and level requirements 
  • Sections overview
  • Speaking and Writing assessment

MODULE 3. FCE part 1

  • Structure and level requirements 
  • Reading/Use of English and Listening sections overview
  • How to teach Reading/Use of English and Listening

MODULE 4. FCE part 2

  • Speaking structure and requirements
  • How to teach and assess Speaking
  • Writing structure and requirements 
  • How to teach and assess Writing

Day 2 (15 November): How to pass and teach CAE exam

MODULE 1. CAE exam overview + Speaking

  • Structure and level requirements
  • Speaking: structure, assessment teaching 

MODULE 2. CAE Use of English

  • Structure and language requirements 
  • Teaching Use of English

MODULE 3. CAE Writing

  • Structure and requirements 
  • Assessment and teaching

MODULE 4. CAE Reading and Listening

  • Task types and strategies
  • Approach to teaching

Main Tutor — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   1499 UAH

How to teach TOEFL

How to teach TOEFL
October 24

MODULE 1. Exam overview  

  • Exam sections, tasks and timing
  • Planning a preparation course
  • Registration, test days, scoring

MODULE 2. Reading and Listening

  • Structure, question types and strategies
  • Teaching reading and listening sections

MODULE 3. Speaking

  • Task types and assessment
  • How to prepare students for the Speaking section

MODULE 4. Writing

  • Task types and requirements 
  • Assessment
  • Teaching TOEFL writing

Main Tutor — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   1499 UAH

How to teach IELTS

How to teach IELTS
October 11

MODULE 1. Exam overview  

  • Exam sections, tasks and timing
  • Planning a preparation course
  • Registration, test days, scoring

MODULE 2. Speaking

  • Task types and assessment
  • How to prepare students for the Speaking section

MODULE 3. Writing

  • Task types and requirements 
  • Assessment
  • Teaching IELTS writing

MODULE 4. Reading and Listening

  • Structure, question types and strategies
  • Teaching reading and listening sections

Main Tutor — Andrii Pigariev

Free study materials!

Fee: 1499   999 UAH

Exam Preparation for TKT Young Learners

Exam Preparation for TKT Young Learners
October 3–4 (10:00 – 17:00)

Day 1: Saturday
10:00–11:00 Children as Language Learners and Developing Children's Learning Strategies

11:00–12:00 Developing Children's Cognitive and Communication Strategies through Language Learning

12:00–13:00 Lesson Planning

13:00–14:00 Lunch

14:00–15:00 Providing Support and Challenge when Selecting and Using Materials

15:00–16:00 Using Additional Resources

16:00–17:00 Managing Young Learners in Class

Day 2: Sunday

10:00–11:00 Scaffolding Children's Understanding and Use of Language 

11:00–12:00 Using Practice Activities

12:00–13:00 Acting on Assessment Evidence

13:00–14:00 Lunch

14:00–14:50 Focuses of Assessing Learning

14:50–15:40 Purposes of Assessing Learning

15:40–16:40 Mock Test

16:40–17:00 Questions and Answers

Main Tutor — Ivanna Tsipan

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   1499 UAH

May 16–17, How to Teach Exam Classes (10:00 – 17:00)

Saturday
10:00–13:00 Svitlana Bulkina   Teaching Exam Classes: General overview
13:00–14:00 Lunch
14:00–17:00 Andrii Pigariev   How to Teach TOEFL

Sunday
10:00–13:00 Olga Galych   How to Teach Cambridge English Exams (PET, KET, FCE, CAE, CPE)
13:00–14:00 Lunch
14:00–17:00 Oleksandra Voitsekhivska   How to Teach IELTS

Main Tutor — Svitlana Bulkina

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   1499 UAH

May 30–31, Effective and essential teaching techniques that we tend to forget about in everyday classrooms (10:00 – 17:00)

Saturday
10:00–11:30   A long and exciting way in the history of language teaching methodology
11:30–13:00
  What can we borrow from each famous teaching approach or method?
13:00–14:00 Lunch
14:00–15:30   Living in the age of Communicative Approach. Using coursebooks effectively
15:30–17:00   What is necessary to remember at the outset of one's course or a lesson?

Sunday
10:00–11:30   Lesson routine. What we usually forget to do. The techniques you might not have heard about.
11:30–13:00
  Classroom management — another helping hand in diversifying the lesson's flow and fostering a better atmosphere in class
13:00–14:00 Lunch
14:00–17:00   Some of our individually created teaching techniques that we would like to share with you and help you practice them. Q/A and feedback.

Tutors — Natalia Luchytska, Anfisa Matochkina, Myroslava Tyha and Svitlana Bulkina

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   1499 UAH

October 4-5, How to Teach Business English (10am – 5pm)

Differences between General and Business English, how to use Business coursebooks effectively, needs analysis, catering to different learning styles, BE in groups vs BE 1:1.

Trainer — Svitlana Bulkina

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999 UAH

November 8-9, How to Teach Grammar (10am – 5pm)

Inductive vs deductive approach, different lesson frameworks, guided discovery, control and freer practice.

Trainer — Svitlana Bulkina

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999 UAH

November 29-30, How to Teach Lexis (10am – 5pm)

Meaning to word approach, effective ways to elicit, convey, check and practice vocabulary, teaching lexis in context.

Trainer — Svitlana Bulkina

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   999 UAH (last 3 places)

December 6-7, How to Teach Exam Classes (10am – 5pm)

Different exams — different goals. TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge exams. Developing exam taking skills.

Trainer — Svitlana Bulkina

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   999 UAH (last 5 places)

December 13-14, How to Help Learners Develop their Speaking Skills (10am – 5pm)

Different speaking subskills and how to develop them, how to help students develop oral fluency, effective activities to generate speaking, content and language feedback on speaking.

Trainer — Svitlana Bulkina

Free study materials!

Fee: 1999   999 UAH (last 5 places)

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