For Teachers or future
teachers of English.
Brain-friendly training is also available for other groups on request.
An evening or half day event
can typically include any two from this menu
Don’t get tense about tenses
Lots of practical ways to
improve accuracy in the use of basic tenses through colours, chant,
mini-role plays, pictures, games
The text comes alive
Simple visualisation, Mind
Mapping, ‘drama’ techniques to make comprehension passages communicative and
improve reading skills
The brain and learning
Lively seminar on recent
findings to update ‘right-left’hemisphere model, EI , Multiple
intelligences, Memory, ‘windows of opportunity’ etc
Motivating and creative ways
to use and remember the target language
Practical strategies which
will greatly help the student (and their teachers)
Music and learning
Teacher-friendly ways to
start working with music in class-and also a DIY opportunity to gain
confidence in ‘concert reading’
Fun with phonology
Lots of activities to raise
awareness of pronunciation and intonation- and of course to help students
Business English gets communicative
easy-to-adapt tasks which are light-hearted but engage participants in
functions from planning to evaluation
You won’t be commissioned to
re-do the Sistine Chapel, but you will rapidly improve your whiteboard
drawing through familiarity with these ‘quick-result’ gimmicks
An accelerated learning lesson
Using ‘Walter’ or one of the
other Grammar Zappers this demonstrates how a number of techniques
(visualisation, music, memory maps, realia etc) link together. Could easily
become one of your own favourite lessons!
Requests for other
topics/combinations welcome, of course.
The seminars can be geared to
particular target groups and can be held in the UK or elsewhere.
For more details contact Mark
at the address given below.