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Simon Shephard - A box of tricks: warmers, coolers and fillers

Date: 26 April 2012

Theme: A series of short activities to help consolidate – challenge – and enhance language learning. Some of them are tried and tested and are old favourites to many of us and some are variations on a theme. I am a great believer that we as teachers should have a 'box of tricks' that we can call on to add variety pace and hopefully fun to lessons. So whether you are an old hand or just starting out come and join me in some practical classroom games and ideas.

Watch a recording: http://britishcouncil.adobeconnect.com/p55s21b39ev

About the speaker: Simon is the teacher trainer for the British Council Turkey and joined the team in November 2011. He has worked all over the world including 3 years in Mauritius, 5 in Bahrain and 8 in Argentina. He gained his RSA Diploma in TEFL in 97 and has worked in EFL for nearly 18 years and has taught age ranges from 5 year olds through to adults. He is a CELTA tutor and has delivered sessions for CELTYL courses as well. He has worked closely in shaping and delivering courses for the Ministries of Education in both Bahrain and Mauritius and is looking forward to achieving the same degree of involvement here in Turkey.

 

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