International Association of Teachers of English
as a Foreign Language IATEFL Poland

IATEFL workshop Wrocław, 19.01.2019

by Anna Gałucka
Categories: Wrocław Region.

 
International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Poland
Stowarzyszenie Nauczycieli Języka Angielskiego w Polsce
IATEFL POLAND http://www.iatefl.org.pl

 

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to join us

on Saturday January 19th, 2019 at 10.00 a.m.
at the DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES

of WROCŁAW UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ul. Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 8, 50-370 Wrocław

BUILDING H-4, room 112 A/B

for a practical workshop entitled

Why? What? When? How?
English pronunciation teaching
at secondary and tertiary levels of education

Speaker: Magorzata Baran-Łucarz

Why should pronunciation be taught systematically at secondary and tertiary levels of education? What model of English pronunciation should we teach? Which aspects of English pronunciation should we focus on when teaching Polish learners. Why and how can they be presented and practised in the classroom? How to find time to increase students’ phonological competence and improve their pronunciation without changing the main aim of a lesson? How to teach pronunciation without overburdening the students and turn pronunciation practice into enjoyable experience? Where to get the materials for pronunciation practice from? Are there any features of American and British English that are worth drawing particular attention to and why? These are the main questions that the participants will find answers to. They will learn about contemporary approaches to pronunciation teaching, based on latest empirical data in this area, and take part in several activities selected from various sources.

Małgorzata Baran-Łucarz – PhD, since 2004 an assistant professor at the University of Wrocław (Institute of English Studies; Second Language Learning and Teaching Section); in the years 1998 – 2013 - a teacher and teacher trainer at the Teacher Training College in Wrocław. Her main areas of interest are: phonetics and pronunciation pedagogy, teacher development and training, Second Language Acquisition (particularly the matter of individual learner differences – aptitude, anxiety, motivation, willingness to communicate – in relation to FL pronunciation acquisition/learning), methodology of FL teaching, psycholinguistics; she has presented at over 40 conferences and symposiums, published numerous articles and conducted several courses for in-service teachers on the matter of pronunciation teaching.


The workshop is free for IATEFL members. For non-IATEFL members the registration fee is 40 PLN, which can be paid on the day. The fee can also be paid in advance directly into IATEFL Poland’s bank account (see details below).

Account holder:
Stowarzyszenie Nauczycieli Języka Angielskiego w Polsce IATEFL Poland
Aleja Ujazdowska 58E
59-900 Zgorzelec
Bank account no.: 16 1090 1883 0000 0001 0194 5244
Transfer name: “Szkolenie IATEFL Wrocław 12.01.2019”

  • All workshop participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
  • Refreshments will be provided during a 15-minute break.
  • The event is scheduled to last until approx. 1.15 p.m.

How to get to the workshop venue:
For participants using public transport, the nearest stop is ‘MOST GRUNWALDZKI’ (trams: 0, 4, 33; buses: 145, 146, 149).

Please confirm your attendance by e-mail to joanna.leszkiewicz@pwr.edu.pl or agnieszka.mirowska@iatefl.org.pl by Wednesday 16th January 2019 at the latest.

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!

Joanna Leszkiewicz                                                                                   Agnieszka Mirowska

Wroclaw Region Representative                                                                Teacher Training SIG Coordinator

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