2020 October 21 | National conference of teachers of foreign languages (English, French, German, Russian) in Lithuania, in cooperation with Vilnius University “Kalbų mokymo(si) teorija ir praktika: Integruotas ugdymas” (Theory and practice in language te

2020 January | Seminars in Kaunas, Panevėžys, Šiauliai “Focus on the Essay” with Jurga Kasteckienė

2020 January seminars on writing with Jurga Kasteckienė 17 January (13:00-18:00) – Kaunas Jonas Jablonskis gymnasium24 January (12:00-17:00) – Panevėžys Minties gymnasium31 January (12:00-17:00) – Šiauliai Didždvario gymnasium Revisiting the Teaching of Writing: Focus on the Essay Lecturer Jurga Kasteckienė, VU Jurga Kasteckienė has been a lecturer of Academic Writing at Vilnius University for nearly 20 years….

2019 October, November | Seminars in Plungė and Vilnius “Revisiting the teaching of writing: Focus on the essay”

2019 October – Plungė2019 November – Vilnius  Revisiting the Teaching of Writing: Focus on the Essay Lecturer Jurga Kasteckienė, VU Jurga Kasteckienė has been a lecturer of Academic Writing at Vilnius University for nearly 20 years. In 2017 and 2019 she was a senior assessor of the State Examination in English and an  assessor-trainer. Participating in…

2019 May | Workshops in Panevėžys, Šiauliai and Vilnius “Games for reinforcement of English knowledge and skills”

LAKMA and the US Embassy invite English teachers to a professional development workshop GAMES FOR REINFORCEMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Workshop instructor Cristina BERRY Target group: English teachers of young learners and young teenagers. Workshop themes: vocabulary games, grammar games, oral communication games. Workshop participants will discover techniques that make vocabulary come to life as…

2019 April-May | A course on formative assessment for teachers of young learners and teenagers

Cristina Berry is an educator from the USA. She was a school teacher for thirteen years and has first-hand experience using and understanding the power of formative assessment in the classroom. Cristina currently works in Vilnius as a participant of the U.S. State Department’s English Language Fellows cultural exchange program and collaborates with specialists at…

2019 February | Winter School for English teachers with Cristina Berry and Rhonda Petree, USA

2019 WINTER SCHOOL for English teachers with Rhonda PETREE and Cristina BERRY, USADate: 22-23 February 2019Venue: Vytautas Magnus University Education Academy, T. Ševčenkos st. 31, Vilnius. Target audience:Day One | Friday 22 February – for teachers of young learners (grades 2-6)Day Two | Saturday 23 February – for teachers of young teenagers (grades 7-10)You can…

Seminar “Using translation in the Classroom” with Rita Bakanienė and Birutė Bersėnienė

Professional development seminar USING TRANSLATION IN THE CLASSROOMDate: Friday 18 January 2019.Venue: VDU Švietimo akademija, T. Ševčenkos g. 31, Vilnius. ROOM 322Duration: 6 academic hours (12:00-16:30)Facilitators: Rita BAKANIENĖ and Birutė BERSĖNIENĖ The seminar aims to introduce the methodology of TILT (translation in language teaching, Cook, 2010), which is gaining significance in the present-day multilingual world, one of the reasons being…