Online workshops “Essay Types in the National Curriculum for Foreign Languages: Revisiting Organisational Patterns and Approaches to Teaching” April – May, 2022

The spring of 2022 was rich in numbers of participants who took part in 2 online workshops “Essay Types in the New National Curriculum for Foreign Languages: Revisiting Organisational Patterns and Approaches to teaching” which were given by the lecturer Jurga Kasteckienė. During the seminars, 122 teachers broadened their knowledge of different organizational patterns of…

Online workshop “Speaking Exam: Quick Tips and Further Practice” April 09, 2022

On 9 April, 2022, Lina Fedorčenkienė, who is a lecturer at Vilnius University and American English School, with 20-year experience of teaching, gave a useful online workshop “Speaking Exam: Quick Tips and Further Practice” in which 34 teachers of English were provided with various tips and learned some methods of teaching speaking both in online…

20 th LAKMA International Conference “Mediation in Language Learning, Teaching and Assessment” 22-10-2021

The term “mediation” is not new to foreign language teachers in Lithuania. Mediation skills have beendiscussed for more than a decade by language teaching professionals as they are an important part ofcommunicative competence in our multilingual and multicultural world. This term has become particularlyrelevant this year, as the Lithuanian National Curriculum for Foreign Languages (which…

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

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…

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…

Discussion of an important document with Ministry specialists

2019 m. sausio 11 d. įvyko LAKMA narių susitikimas prie kavos puodelio, kuriame aptarėme asociacijos vaidmenį bendrųjų programų atnaujinimo procese bei įvairius anglų kalbos pedagogams rūpimus ugdymo turinio aspektus. Susitikime dalyvavo ŠMM specialistė Irena Raudienė, kuri atsakė į mūsų klausimus.Laikas: 13:00-16:00 val.Vieta: VDU Švietimo akademija, Vilnius, T. Ševčenkos g. 31, 302 auditorija. Susitikimo dalyviai apsvarstė…