As an Authorised Cambridge English Language Assessment Open Centre, AVO conducts regular seminars for teachers who teach towards Cambridge English certificates. The seminars are held both in Sofia and in major cities around the country.

 

AVO Language & Examination Centre

teacher training open seminars programme

2014 - 2015

  

28 November 2014, Yambol

1.00 pm - 2.30 pm

Cambridge English First and Advanced

What’s New and How Can You Help Your Students

Aims of the seminar:

• To look briefly at the Cambridge English First and Cambridge English Advanced Exams and the changes for 2015

• To explore the tasks and their testing focus

• To suggest activities to prepare students for success at the revised format

Presenter: Paul Whitney, Teacher Trainer, CELTA Tutor, Cambridge Examiner

AVO Language and Examination Centre

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6 February 2015, Varna, Secondary Language School "Yoan Ekzarh"

Cambridge English First and Advanced

What’s New and How Can You Help Your Students

Presenter: Leda Jeliazkova, AVO Language and Examination Centre

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28 March 2015, Sofia, 81 Secondary School "Victor Hugo"

10.00 am

Classroom Management Language

Aims of the session: to review and apply basic principles of classroom management regarding:

• monitoring, intervention and feedback during pair / group work;

• making use of mother tongue;

• reducing TTT (e.g. giving instructions effectively)

Presenter: Paul Whitney, Teacher Trainer, CELTA Tutor, Cambridge Examiner

AVO Language and Examination Centre

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28 March 2015, Sofia, 31 Secondary Language School "Ivan Vazov"

9.30 am - 2.50 pm

TKT Core Modules 1, 2 & 3:

• Language and background to language learning and teaching

• Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching

• Managing the learning and teaching process

Presenter: Daniel Klukowski, Teacher Trainer, CELTA Tutor, Cambridge Examiner

AVO Language and Examination Centre                                                                           

 

 

2013 - 2014


 Presenters:

Albena Vitanova, Teacher trainer, CELTA and DELTA tutor, Cambridge examiner, AVO-Bell

Paul Whitney, Teacher trainer, CELTA tutor, Cambridge examiner, AVO-Bell

Milena Grudeva, Academic coordinator, Cambridge examiner, AVO-Bell 

 

30 October 2013, Gabrovo, Aprilov National High School

2.30 pm

Does the Preparation for the University of Cambridge Exams Guarantee Success at the Matriculation Exam in English?

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13 November 2013, Targovishte, 1 Secondary School "Sv. Sedmochislenitsi"

2.30 pm

Effective Classroom Management

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14 November 2013, Shumen, Secondary School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences "Nancho Popovich"

10.30 am

Developing Students’ Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing

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15 November 2013, Varna, Secondary Language School "Yoan Ekzarh"

2.30 pm

The Advantages of Preparing our Students for the University of Cambridge Exams

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23 November 2013, Sofia, 31 Secondary Language School "Ivan Vazov"

10.30 am

Developing Students’ Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing

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6 December 2013, Kardjali, Foreign Language School "Hristo Botev"

1.30 pm

The Advantages of Preparing our Students for the University of Cambridge Exams

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18 January 2014, Sofia , 81 Secondary School "Victor Hugo"

10.30 am

Teaching for Success or How Can the University of Cambridge Exams Help to Motivate our Students to Study More at School?

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10 February 2014, Silistra, Secondary Language Schoo "Peyo Yavorov"

2.30 pm

Teaching for Success or How Can the University of Cambridge Exams Help to Motivate our Students to Study More at School?

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21 February 2014, Pernik, Foreign Language School "Simeon Radev"

1.30 pm

Does the Preparation for the University of Cambridge Exams Guarantee Success at the Matriculation Exam in English?

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28 February 2014, Blagoevgrad, Secondary Language School "Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov"

1.30 pm

Developing Students’ Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing

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7 March 2014, Troyan, Secondary School "Vassil Levski"

1.30 pm

Developing Students’ Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing

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15 March 2014, Montana, Secondary Language School "Petar Bogdan"

10.30 am

Effective Classroom Management

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28 March 2014, Sofia, FPELS "William Shakespeare"

10.30 am

Effective Classroom Management

 

 

 Further information about Cambridge English exams you can find at: www.cambridgeexams-avo.com

 

Seminars held 2012/2013

15 April 2013

Varna, First Language Secondary School

Prepare for Success at Cambridge English First - Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing

Presenter: Albena Vitanova

15 March 2013 

Lovech, Foreign Language School "Ekzarh Yosif I"

Prepare for Success at Cambridge English Advanced - productive skills

Presenter: Vincent Smithers

16 February 2013 

Sofia, FPELS "William Shakespeare"

Prepare for Success at Cambridge English Advanced - Speaking and Listening

Presenter: Paul Whitney

7 December 2012 

Pernik, Foreign Language School "Simeon Radev"

Prepare for Success at Cambridge English Advanced - Productive Skills

Presenter: Vincent Smithers

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5 December 2012

Sofia, 137 Secondary Language School

Are Your Students Ready for Cambridge English First for Schools?

Presenter: Paul Whitney

24 November 2012 

Montana, Secondary Language School "Petar Bogdan"

Prepare for Success at Cambridge English Advanced - Speaking and Listening

Presenter: Paul Whitney

 

 

 

 

 

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