Creating Authenticity in Legal English Classroom via News Articles – a webinar by Tamari Dolidze

Dear Colleagues,

IATEFL Poland and Tamari Dolidze, Associate Professsor of BSMA/PI

have the pleasure to invite you to the webinar

Creating Authenticity in Legal English Classroom via News Articles

Brief summary:

Teachers and students are naturally attracted to authentic materials as finding that you can read something designed for a native speaker is motivating and developing strategies to deal with ‘real life’ situations in an effective way and have a proper understanding of them is crucial in producing the language with maximal approximation to real-life situation.

News articles are real, relevant, current, and interesting and, as such, are especially useful in the ESP classroom. This webinar exploresthe ways of effectively incorporating articles from the news into the ESP learning process as an invaluable resource for teaching intermediate and advanced students at the example of Legal English Class.

A structured approach to teaching news articles will be presented at the webinar since, as with all lessons, lessons centered around the news should be structured and have a clear goal. Articles can be used to work on speaking, listening, reading, writing, and vocabulary, focusing on more on one of these skills, though all skills will be practiced.

Professional profile

Tamari Dolidze

Dr. Tamar Dolidze is an Associate Professor of Batumi State Maritime Academy (Georgia), Faculty of Business and Communication. Since 2020 she has been elected as an Associate Professor of the Online University – Pegaso International Group (based in Malta) with a subject: Communications and Language Philosophy. Dr. Tamari Dolidze has also been a guest lecturer/visiting professor (Legal English and Business Communications) at foreign universities, participant of Erasmus Teaching Mobility Program; She is a reviewer of the International Journal of Linguistics, Language and Culture and organizational committee member of Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum (ESI); A member of the Editorial team of the International Journal of Knowledge and Learning (IJKL) and International Journal of Digital Humanities (Scopus Indexed). She is an Invited /Plenary Speaker at several International Conferences and Webinars.


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