By RATE (Romania) on Sep 7, 2016 | In sc
Moldavian Association of Teachers of English organises three yearly contests for students of English in the region to honour the memory of Alexandru Vornicu. Click on the links in the descriptions below to download the relevant documents:
- Spoken English (specifications/syllabus for Impromptu Speech; marking scheme for Impromptu; specifications for Prepared Speech; marking scheme for Prepared Speech) - next edition scheduled for Novermber 19, 2016; registration by Novermber 11;
- Creative Writing (poetry or prose; consists of two stages: works prepared from home can be either three poems or prose no longer than 5 pages, all printed on A4 and submitted on the day of the 2nd stage, the topic-based contest; works must be submitted in an envelope featuring the contestant's name, their teacher's name and the section, poetry or prose; next edition on March 18, 2017; registration by March 10;
- English on Stage (marking scheme) - next edition on May 13, 2017; registration by May 5.
To register students for our contests, teachers must be association members. All registrations for Spoken English are made online by providing the required information in the online database provided through the association's email newsgroup.
Further details will be posted here in due time.
By RATE (Romania) on Aug 25, 2016 | In Landscapes
THE 17TH RATE CONFERENCE
Colegiul National Mihai Viteazul, Bucharest, October 28-30, 2016
To Be or Not to Be a Good Teacher
The 17th RATE conference lies under the auspices of the commemoration of William Shakespeare's passing away 400 years ago. The conference programme can be viewed here.
The organisers are taking this opportunity to invite teachers to consider the use of literature in the process of english language teaching, though other topics are welcome in the conference too. To mark this event, the conference venue will be simultaneously hosting the drama festival Shakespeare's Heritage, directly managed by Cristina Nechifor.
Teachers who intend to participate are invited to fill in the registration form, which includes the speaker's proposal form for those who would like to hold workshops or seminars. The deadline for early registration is September 30th, while late registrations are expected by October 28th.
Participants with speaker's proposals are expected to send in their forms by September 28th.
For accommodation during the conference, participants are kindly requested to make their own arrangements. Here are a few suggestions:
We look forward to seeing you in Bucharest this year!
is pleased to invite you to its annual conference
Exploring Receptive Skills: Reading and Listening
Colegiul Național, Iaşi, 9 April 2016
This event aims to acknowledge the need for renewed efforts in promoting reading and listening of fiction and non-fiction, raising awareness of the various general benefits and specific purposes of reading and listening in English as a foreign language. Furthermore, this conference plans to provide the setting for our annual general meeting, providing a forum for teachers to express their interests, preoccupations and concerns related to their practice.
The conference programme is now available here.
Abstracts of the conference workshops can be downloaded here.
MATE’s 2016 conference features highly experienced speakers who will target various relevant topics, including:
• Ways to facilitate extensive reading/listening
• Enabling detailed reading/listening comprehension
• Sources of reading and listening material
• Creative responses to reading/listening
Speaker’s proposals are expected by March 5, 2016, at email@example.com (Ovidiu Leonte). Speakers must include the title of their workshop and a summary of up to 50 words.
Registration Please contact Price
Early - January 30 firstname.lastname@example.org 75RON
Late - February 28 email@example.com 100RON
On site Dana Busuioc 125RON
By RATE (Romania) on Nov 18, 2015 | In Landscapes
Sambata, 21 noiembrie, la hotelul Sheraton Bucharest Hotel, va avea loc Expozitia Education UK. La eveniment participa 30 de universitati si scoli britanice.
Elevii care doresc sa-si continue studiile in strainatate vor putea sa primeasca, direct de la sursa, informatii personalizate despre cursuri si scoli de vara in Marea Britanie.
In cadrul expozitiei, se vor desfasura o serie de workshop-uri care vor fi sustinute de catre consilieri pentru studii in strainatate formati si acreditati de British Council.
Puteti vizualisa aici agenda prezentarilor si workshop-urilor care vor avea la Expozitia Education UK.
Va rugam sa promovati in randul elevilor si al colegilor dumneavoastra oportunitatea de a participa la sesiunile din aceasta agenda.
Participarea la eveniment ofera celor interesati o cunoastere mai buna a educatiei din Marea Britanie.
Daca aveti posibilitatea de a insoti la expozitie grupuri de elevi care doresc sa participe la una sau mai multe dintre sesiunile din program, va rog sa ne transmiteti prin e-mail pentru a rezerva numarul de locuri dorit (first come, first served!)
Toti profesorii care pot sa insoteasca grupurile de elevi vor primi un certificate de participare din partea British Council.
Detalii complete despre expozitie se gasesc pe site-ul British Council https://www.britishcouncil.ro/studii-marea-britanie/education-uk
Pentru orice informatie suplimentara privind vizitarea expozitiei si pentru rezervarea de locuri la seminarii, va rog sa nu ezitati sa ne contactati prin e-mail EducationUK@britishcouncil.ro sau sa sunati la numarul de mobil 0729997355 (Gabriel Ivan).
By RATE (Romania) on Oct 20, 2015 | In seminarii
Editia din luna noiembrie a seminariilor gratuite oferite de British Council pentru profesorii de limba engleza este dedicata examenului YLE si va avea loc la Casa Corpului Didacatic in data de 21 noiembrie.
Pentru inscrieri, va rugam sa trimiteti un email la adresa firstname.lastname@example.org, care sa contina numele, adresa dumneavoastra de mail, numarul de telefon si institutia in cadrul careia predati limba engleza.
Calendarul seminariilor oferite de British Council si mai multe informatii despre acestea puteti gasi pe site-ul nostru: http://www.britishcouncil.ro/predare-engleza/cursuri/pregatire-candidati-examene
By RATE (Romania) on Oct 12, 2015 | In RATE conference
Timișoara English Teachers’ Association are pleased to invite you to participate in the
16th National RATE Conference
SOMETHING OLD? SOMETHING NEW IN ELT?
Colegiul Național de Artă „Ion Vidu”, Timisoara, 6th – 8th November 2015
Call for papers
In a fast-paced constantly changing world ELT practices have become more and more complex, eclectic and diverse varying from traditional approaches to the communicative ones .
Is there an ideal balance between traditional methods, modern strategies and technology? For each situation there are different perspectives, different solutions (last-minute ideas, in case technology fails you). Is there a perfect method? To what extent do we combine methods? How eclectic should a teacher be? Is technology always the answer? Are drills to be forgotten? Do we exercise? Do we practise? Can we really communicate effectively?
We invite you to reflect and join the conference in the hope of giving and finding answers. Exchanging ideas and sharing expertise broaden one’s horizon and enrich a teacher’s knowledge in a worldwide ELT community.
Come to the conference to make a difference in English Language Teaching!
Timisoara English Teachers’ Association Board
The registration for the Conference will take place in 2 stages:
1. CALL FOR PAPERS (plenary speakers and workshops) : April – 30 August 2015
Download and fill in our speaker's form.
*1 August – 30 September 2015 : Early registration (speakers, non-speakers/participants)
*1 – 20 October 2015: Late registration (non-speakers/participants)
Download and fill in our registration form if you want to attend.
If you are attending, you may wish to preview our conference programme here.