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Phil Bird and Mike Harrison talk about online continuing professional development opportunities. Spring 2011.
Philida Schellekens presents findings from the Cambridge ESOL sponsored research she carried out into first and second language acquisition with a specific focus on reading. Spring 2011.
Barry O'Sullivan takes a look at language testing, all the way from Imperial China to the present day global industry and considers where testing might be going in the future. March 2011, Brighton.
Jez Uden's seminar is about the importance of reading for pleasure among English language learners in the UK. March 2011, Brighton.
David Baker and Keith Harding explore the methodology and materials of ESP and reflect on how these might be used in an ESOL context. January 2011, London.
These presentations by Susan Sheehan and Brian North introduce the Core Inventory for General English. November 2010, London.
In this seminar Dr Janet Enever and Jayne Moon look at how English is being taught at increasingly younger ages in an expanding number of countries. Their presentations draw on evidence from a recent international conference and related publication. September 2010, London.
Have you ever considered what the English language would be like if there was no grammar? Or why in fact we need grammar in the first place?
In this entertaining seminar, Michael Swan illustrates why grammar exists and invites you to answer these questions through a selection of fun tasks.