LAKMA and Šiauliai “Saulėtekio” Gymnasium invite you to a seminar:

Assessment Criteria for Writing Skills (Levels B1/B2)

Date:            Monday 25 November 2013

Time:            12.00 – 17.15 (6 academic hours)

Venue:         Šiauliai “Saulėtekio” gymnasium / Lieporių St. 2, Šiauliai

Fee:              30 LTL for LAKMA 2013 members /  60 LTL  for non-members

Registration CLOSED

The aim of the seminar is to discusss writing assessment criteria with a major focus on the criteria of content / task achievement and vocabulary resource. The discussion will be based on the assessment scales of the national English examination in Lithuania.Learning outcomes: the participants will learn to interpret descriptors of assessment criteria, they will get acquainted with different measures of vocabulary and learn to identify a number of lexical units which evidence richness of lexical resource. The participants will be invited to join in the discussion, carry out group work as well as analyse and mark samples of learner language.

11.30 – 12.00   Registration.
12.00 – 13:30   General overview of criteria.Terminology.
13.30 – 14.00   Lunch (paid by participants). Coffee.
14.00 – 15.20   Grammatical structures.
15.20 – 15.40   Coffee (offered by LAKMA).
15.40 – 17.00   Lexical units.
17.00 – 17.15   Closing. Certificates. Raffle.

Presenter: Dr. Rita Juknevičienė
English lecturer at Vilnius University, teacher trainer, exams assessor trainer