This is a practice-oriented two-day seminar designed to support those delivering degree programmes to international groups through the medium of English. The seminar consists of a mixture of presentations, small group work, and discussions. It aims to enable participants to experience and reflect upon a range of communicative techniques that they might then apply in their own classrooms to support the needs of their students. The main aims of the course to equip participants with some practical strategies of effective communication with students in and outside of class.
Registration form: https://goo.gl/forms/7YsdDcXnJP0JXzya2
Lecturer: David Hoeflaak
David Hoeflaak studied International Business and Management (BA) and Political Science (MSc) at the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. Following a research internship at the European Central Bank and doing a research project in China via the University of Ghent, David gained experience teaching Academic English to Chinese students at Wuhan University. He would later hold a position as a lecturer in Academic Communication at the Faculty of Communication Science at the University of Twente. While doing a sabbatical David participated in a teacher training course in Prague and fell in love with the Czech Republic. He currently lectures academic writing, academic presenting, and legal English at the Masaryk Language Centre in Brno.
When: 6th – 7th April 2018
6th April: two 90 min sessions (3pm – 6.30pm)
7th April: three 90 min sessions (9am – 3.30pm)
Where: Language Centre (Komenského nám. 2, 1st floor, Room no. 213)