Upcoming Events (Live and Swiss Exams Webinars)

Upcoming Events (Live and Swiss Exams Webinars)

The Swiss Exams Team aims to offer the best possible Teacher Development events for you. Check out this list of our following webinars and workshops below. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our events soon. Our upcoming webinars, workshops and seminars will cover interesting topics such as “Empowering your learners – developing learner autonomy”, “Mastering Some Language Aspects of the Cambridge Exams: B2 First and C1 Advanced” or an overview of the newly revised KET and PET exams. Have a look and find out more!

27.02.2020
Upcoming Events (Live and Swiss Exams Webinars)

16th Cambridge English Spring Seminar 16 - 17 May 2020 in Horgen/ZH

“Empowering your Learners – developing Leaner Autonomy”

At this year’s Annual Spring Seminar 2020 we will be looking at how to empower your learners by giving them the necessary strategies to become better learners in the classroom and more independent learners when on their own. The challenge will be to work on a combination of knowledge and skills as well as students’ attitudes and an understanding of how to take control of their learning.

When:                 16/17 May 2020 Where:                Seminarhotel Bocken                             Bockenweg 4                             CH-8810 Horgen ZH Costs:                  CHF 250 (1 day)                             CHF 320 (1.5 days) Special Offer:     “Four for Three”- 4 teachers attend, only 3 pay! (only one voucher redeemable)

New:                    Exhibitor slots:  all publishers will have a 10-minute slot after lunch to present a book of their choice!

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Mastering Some Language Aspects of the Cambridge Exams: B2 First and C1 Advanced” Reserve your seat now and benefit from practical tips in one of our free webinars and workshops. The topics and content of the webinars will lead into the workshop topic. The workshop will then take place after the webinars in March in Chur.

Interactive Webinar with John Potts Join John Potts on 6 March 2020 for a 60-minute webinar covering some “Use of English” tasks in B2 First and C1 Advanced. The focus will include the multiple choice cloze and sentence transformation tasks with plenty of suggestions and ideas for classroom approaches and activities.

When:          6 March 2020 / 14:00 – 15:00 What:           «The Use of English” Tasks in B2 First and C1 Advanced» Where:         Online Cost:            Free Presenter:   John Potts

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Free Workshop with John Potts following from the webinars: Vocabulary and Grammar in B2 First and C1 Advanced

In this practical workshop we will look at a range of language needs in the two exams with a focus both on the various “Use of English” tasks and the wider aspects of vocabulary and grammar across the papers. There will be ideas for classroom approaches and activities as well as an overview of some useful resources and tools.

All our workshops include an afternoon break with food and drinks. We believe that the professional exchange and networking at these events is important and allow plenty of time for such interaction.

Swiss Exams staff will be present to support you with any queries you may have. All workshop participants will receive a CHF 10.00 voucher for our online shop: www.shop.swiss-exams.ch

When:          13 March 2020 / 13:00 – 17:00 What:           «Vocabulary and Grammar in B2 First and C1 Advanced» Where:         Klubschule Migros Ostschweiz                      Gartenstrasse 5                      7000 Chur Cost:             Free Presenter:    John Potts

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Free Webinar in April or June: “Overview of Revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary Cambridge English Exams" Reserve your seat now and benefit from practical tips in one of our free webinars and workshops. The topics and content of the webinars will lead into the workshop. The workshop will then take place after the webinars on 19 June 2020 in Zürich.

Free Webinar with Tim Black Join Tim Black on either 30 April 2020 or 04 June 2020 for a 60-minute webinar giving an overview of the revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary Cambridge English Exams. The focus will be a comparison of the changes to the Key and Preliminary exam and the effect this will have on classroom teaching and exam preparation.

Please note that the webinar on 30.04.2020 will have the same content as on 04.06.2020.

When:          30 April 2020 / 16:00 - 17:00 | 04 June 2020/ 16.00 - 17.00 What:           «Revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary Cambridge English Exams» Where:         Online Cost:            Free Presenter:   Tim Black

Registrations for this event are closed

Free Workshop with Tim Black in Zürich: "The Revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary Cambridge English Exams" Reserve your seat now and benefit from practical tips in one of our free webinars and workshops. The topics and content of the webinars taking place on 30 April and 04 June 2020 lead into this workshop.

In this practical workshop, we will, following on from the webinar, try out ways in which the changes to the Key and Preliminary exams are incorporated into our classroom teaching with practical examples and combined with possible digital tools.

All our workshops include an afternoon break with food and drinks. We believe that the professional exchange and networking at these events is very important and, therefore, allow enough time for such interaction. Swiss Exams staff will be present to support you with any queries you may have. All workshop participants will receive a CHF 10.00 voucher for our online shop: https://shop.swiss-exams.ch/

We kindly ask you to bring your own laptop/notebook to the seminar, as the presenter will show you some resources online.

When:          19 June 2020 / 13:00 – 17:00 What:           «The Revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary Cambridge English Exams» Where:         Zurich Cost:            Free Presenter:   Tim Black

Registrations for this event are closed

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