Presenter: Astra Daugėlienė (Ignalina Česlovas Kudaba Lower Secondary School)

Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Venue: Embassy of the United States, Lithuania / Akmenų g. 6, Vilnius

The aim of the seminar is to raise the teachers’ awareness of the impact of cross-cultural teaching in English lessons. The objective is to offer the participants ideas and practical tips on how intercultural competences can be developed in forms 5-8. We shall discuss the role of cross-cultural teaching in motivating pupils to study English. I will share my experience from two study visits in the UK. I will review the course materials and share examples of activities from my own teaching practice. Participants will perform tasks on developing cross-cultural knowledge and skills in lower secondary school.


12.00 – 13.00 Registration.

13.00 – 14:15 The role and impact of cross-cultural teaching in English lessons.

14.15 – 14.30 Coffee break.                                                                     

14.30 – 16.00 Activities for developing intercultural competences in forms 5-8.

16.00 – 16.15 Closing. Certificates.