AMC Online | Teacher2Teacher Series: Oral Error Correction
The American Center in Moscow invites English teachers to join the fourth meeting of Teacher2Teacher Series, facilitated by English Language Fellow Brian Cook, on March 22 at 6:00-7:00 PM MSK.
The topic of the fourth session on March 22 is «Oral Error Correction». In the foreign language classroom, errors are a natural and expected part of language learning. A number of studies suggest that error correction can be a useful tool to assist language acquisition. At the same time, oral error correction can interrupt communicative activities and can cause a negative reaction from students to being corrected in front of the whole class. How do you balance students learning correct grammar and pronunciation, while at the same time encouraging them to develop confidence to use and experiment with the language? We will explore these questions in this session of the series.
Teacher2Teacher Series for English-language teachers has been hosted virtually at the American Center in Moscow throughout the past year. These biweekly meetings are a great opportunity for English teachers to get hands-on advice about various aspects of foreign language instruction, share successful practices, resources, innovative pedagogies, and work on their professional development together with like-minded colleagues.
The participants who attend 5 out of 7 Teacher2Teacher Series sessions will earn an e-certificate from the Regional English Language Office. The sessions are hosted biweekly from February 8, 2022 through May 4, 2022.
These workshops are free and take place online via Zoom. They are intended for English-language instructors teaching in various educational contexts, as well as teacher-trainers and students pursuing a degree in TESOL.
About the facilitator: Brian Cook is a 2022 Virtual English Language Fellow with the Regional English Language Office. He has approximately ten years of experience in the field of teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Over those years, he has gained experience both in teaching language learners and in training teachers in a variety of environments. Brian has designed and delivered in-house and external teacher training courses to experienced teachers, but he also frequently trains new teachers in his role as a CELTA tutor. He is currently an academic coordinator at an English language center in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
ALL AMERICAN CENTER IN MOSCOW EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE / ВСЕ МЕРОПРИЯТИЯ АМЕРИКАНСКОГО ЦЕНТРА В МОСКВЕ БЕСПЛАТНЫ
This meeting is hosted on Zoom, so if you are interested in joining, please create a Zoom account beforehand. When registering below, please submit your valid email address to receive a link to the class Zoom meeting 30 minutes before the session begins.
To join other AMC Online programs, please check the American Center’s TimePad calendar.
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