Writing in Action

WRITING IN ACTION – with Gabriela Fróes & Sérgio Pantoja
October 20th and 27th, 2019
From 8:45 to 12:00 a.m.

To register, go to: http://bit.ly/writinginactionform

Course info

This course aims to help teachers develop a better understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of their students’ written practice.

The course will be split in two sessions – practice and theory – of 3 hours each.

Course schedule

October 20th – Gabriela Fróes
Writing demo class – A full writing lesson in action
Debriefing – A step-by-step reflection on the writing lesson
Post-writing – Correction techniques
Editing – How to help your students refine their writing skills

October 27th – Sérgio Pantoja
What makes writing difficult – psychological, linguistic, and cognitive problems
Focus on accuracy
Focus on text
Focus on purpose
Product and process approaches

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Gabriela Fróes is an English teacher, an English Literature teacher, and an English-Portuguese translator. She holds a degree in English (UERJ), an MA in English Literature (UERJ), a Cambridge a CAE, a CPE, the TKT modules 1, 2, 3, and KAL, and a CELTA. She has been teaching preparatory courses for exams since 2005. Gabriela is a founding member of Voices for LGBTQIA+ SIG (BRAZ-TESOL).

Sérgio Pantoja is a CELT-P and CELT-S tutor, teacher, teacher trainer and speaking examiner. He has been been in ELT since 2002 and holds, among others, the Cambridge English: Proficiency, a degree in Languages, a postgraduate degree in English Language Teaching and Translation, a TESOL Certificate from the University of Oregon, and the Delta. His Delta Module 3 Specialism focused on LDT (Language Development for Teachers).