OUP Conference – Szeged

Bartók Béla Művelődési Központ Santa Claus (Steve Jones) comes to Szeged. Here are more pictures taken at the conference. 1. Peter Viney 2. An origami presentation 3. A quick lunch!! 4. Putting feedback forms into the raffle box 5. Kelemen Ferenc 6. Peter and Karen Viney

OUP Conference – Debrecen

Kölcsey Ferenc Református Tanítóképző Főiskola Peter and Karen Viney having signed ‘In English’ for one of the participants. Have a look at some of the pictures from the conference. 1. Karen and Peter Viney 2. Ilona Jobbágy with a group from Derecske 3. The Bookshop 4 and 5. Father Christmas …

OUP Conference – Miskolc

Hermann Ottó Gimnázium Jobbágy Ilona opens the conference and introduces the main speakers, Peter and Karen Viney. The initial plenary session was from Peter looking at the lower levels of language teaching. He was particularly looking at aspects of language use which were inappropriate for the level of language they …

OUP Xmas Conferences 2005

November 29th to December 3rd 2005 The conferences organised annually throughout the country were held this year in Miskolc, Debrecen, Szeged, Pécs and Budapest. The main guest speakers were Peter and Karen Viney who have just completed three books in the series ‘In English’ for OUP and hope to extend …

MacMillans at Ráckeve

English Language Competition The competition tool place at Ady Endre School in Ráckeve. The winning team was from the Kossuth Lajos Gyakorló Gimnázium in Debrecen. The three books on which the whole competition was based were “No comebacks”, “Tess of the Durbervilles” and “Goldfinger”. Somestudents managed to run all three …

Aims and Objectives

Aims: 1. To develop speaking and listening skills in English. 2. To develop critical use of IT and an understanding of the appropriate use of the internet. 3. To develop an understanding of English language cultures, whether from the UK or elsewhere where English is the main or a major …

Stage 1: Singing ‘dictation’

‘Singlish’ in the classroom: Lessons will generally follow a similar format, though there will be changes from time to time depending on the material being used. 1. Introduction: Do not give them the title. The song is sung once through and the students listen. They are asked to write down …

‘Singlish’ for the non singer

‘Singlish’ in the Classroom ‘Singlish’ as a method does not require the teacher to be a singer or player. It is easier, of course, however a recording can be used and with repeats works well. This method can be used when the singer is either unavailable or absent for a …

Generating enthusiasm:

‘Singlish’ in the Classroom There is every reason to look at songs which they enjoy and take exactly the same approach as we have with our folk and contemporary songs. The opportunity of making comparisons should not be missed. Important note: Watch the language as many modern songs have meanings …