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CURRENT EVENTS

Preparing Students for B2/C1 Exams - Brno

19. 4. 2024

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Improving ourselves for our students is at the forefront of many teachers' minds and this is often particularly evident when it comes to exams. An open accredited course providing strategies, activities, assessment, and resources for teaching B2 First (FCE) and C1 Advanced [CAE] over one day could therefore be just the ticket. The course will take place at P.A.R.K. in Brno. 

Schedule:

  • 08:30 - 12:00 Morning sessions
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 - 16:30 Afternoon sessions

Price CZK 3,900 per participant. The course will be held if there is a minimum of 4 participants.

Contact Barbora Syrová for more information at konference@zkouskypark.cz

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P.A.R.K. Summer School for Teachers

29. 7. - 31. 7. 2024

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For those of you teaching general English at secondary level, our Summer School for Teachers course starting 29th July should prove to be a great motivator. Ofttimes being a challenging yet truly rewarding age to teach, this three day course aims to provide strategic and useful guidance with a twist of fun to keep everyone engaged during lessons.

In short

  • an intensive three-day course full of practical teaching ideas in July 2024
  • professional development sessions by popular P.A.R.K. conference presenters
  • course programme accredited by the Ministry of Education
  • accommodation can be arranged
  • access to our resources library
  • a quality 3-course lunch will be served in our school café
  • Meet & Greet Dinner

Venue

The Summer School takes place at P.A.R.K. School of English, Staňkova 8c, Brno - Czech Republic

Pricing
Early bird:      6 950 CZK (until 30.4.2024)
Normal price:  7 450 CZK

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Fostering Creativity in English Language Teaching

Kateřina Chudová

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Leadership and Teaching

Iain Saunders

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Grammar (Hammer) Time

Šárka Cox

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Your students say the right words, but do they say these words right?

Louel Ross Calleja

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Who do we differentiate for?

Claudia Molnár

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Acting in class

David Fisher

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The unbearable 'lightness' of teaching a conversation course: Is it really THAT easy?

Louel Ross Calleja

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In or Ex clusion?

Claudia Molnár

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For those of you teaching general English at secondary level, our Summer School for Teachers course starting 29th July should prove to be a great motivator. Ofttimes being a challenging yet truly rewarding age to teach, this three day course aims to provide strategic and useful guidance with a twist of fun to keep everyone engaged during lessons.

In short

  • an intensive three-day course full of practical teaching ideas in July 2024
  • professional development sessions by popular P.A.R.K. conference presenters
  • course programme accredited by the Ministry of Education
  • accommodation can be arranged
  • access to our resources library
  • a quality 3-course lunch will be served in our school café
  • Meet & Greet Dinner

Venue

The Summer School takes place at P.A.R.K. School of English, Staňkova 8c, Brno - Czech Republic

Pricing
Early bird:      6 950 CZK (until 30.4.2024)
Normal price:  7 450 CZK

Preparing Students for B2/C1 Exams - Brno

21. 8. 2024

8 spaces left

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Improving ourselves for our students is at the forefront of many teachers' minds and this is often particularly evident when it comes to exams. An open accredited course providing strategies, activities, assessment, and resources for teaching B2 First (FCE) and C1 Advanced [CAE] over one day could therefore be just the ticket. The course will take place at P.A.R.K. in Brno. 

Schedule:

  • 08:30 - 12:00 Morning sessions
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 - 16:30 Afternoon sessions

Price CZK 3,900 per participant. The course will be held if there is a minimum of 4 participants.

Contact Barbora Syrová for more information at konference@zkouskypark.cz

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Preparing Students for B2/C1 Exams - Prague

21. 8. 2024

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Improving ourselves for our students is at the forefront of many teachers' minds and this is often particularly evident when it comes to exams. An open accredited course providing strategies, activities, assessment, and resources for teaching B2 First [FCE] and C1 Advanced  [CAE] over one day could therefore be just the ticket. The course will take place at P.A.R.K. in Prague. 

Venue: Cambridge P.A.R.K. – Zkouškové centrum, Lomnického 7, Praha 4, metro Pražského povstání

Schedule: 8 x 45 minutes

  • 08:30 - 12:00 Morning sessions
  • 13:00 - 16:30 Afternoon sessions

Special Winter Offer 2024: Price CZK 3,900 per participant

Contact Barbora Syrová for more information at konference@zkouskypark.cz

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UPCOMING EVENTS

PAST EVENTS

Preparing Students for B2/C1 Exams - Prague

12. 4. 2024

The 30th P.A.R.K. Conference

23. 3. 2024

Thirty has never looked so good with our 30th P.A.R.K. Conference peeping over the horizon! 2024 will bring this landmark event to our teaching world and promises to propel our conference into its thirties with finesse. Focusing as always on the needs of our valued friends, colleagues and partners, expect some twists and turns to make this milestone a truly memorable one.

The conference fee is 990 CZK and it includes the after party and you will receive the conference mug.

CONFERENCE SESSION OVERVIEW

8:50 - 10:00

Opening Plenary

Becoming literate about wellbeing for language teachers and learners

Sarah Mercer

AUD

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10:30 - 11:20

Workshops and Talks 1

How real is reality? Hyperidentity in language acquisition

Thom Jones

AUD

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Practical tips on differentiated teaching in the classroom with (not only) SEN students

Roman Čančinov

134

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‘What makes you say that?’: Teaching teens critical thinking and reading

David Spencer

136

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Helping students to become great collaborators

Peter Lucantoni

137

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Diversity in English Language Teaching

Iveta Gebauerová

139

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Get Them Talking

Jeremy Taylor

141

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ADHD-please pay attention!

Claudia Molnár

232

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Effective and Enjoyable Exam Preparation

Flo Feast

234

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The Changing Face of English Language and Having Fun Teaching It

Kirsty Bowie

235

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Spring into Vocabulary

Šárka Cox

237

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Teaching 2.0: How A.I. Can Enhance Your Teaching Practise

Patrick Wilson

240

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Beyond the Screen: Engaging English Lessons with Documentaries

Ida Bauerová

238

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11:40 - 12:30

Workshops and Talks 2

Close Encounters of the AI Kind: Bridging Technology and Language Teaching

Kateřina Chudová

AUD

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I feel, therefore I am: The central role of emotions in language education

Sarah Mercer

134

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Games and Activities for 6 – 8 year-olds

Vlaďka Skopcová

136

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What do successful readers do?

Sandy Millin

240

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Haunted Adventures: Exploring Language in the Shadows

Natalie Lackovič

232

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Steal like a Teacher

Radka Malá

141

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How to teach mixed ability classes with a coursebook

Charles Stewart

137

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Time Travelling Tenses

Mo Awobo

238

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The Changing Face of English Language and Having Fun Teaching It

Kirsty Bowie

235

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Word mastering - develop communication skills with your Young Learners

Błażej Ceglarski

139

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Is your English a bit funny?

Rod Murdison

234

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Pesky pronunciation problems that don’t seem to go away

Louel Calleja

237

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13:00 - 13:20

Partner Presentations 1

Do you use the KISS principle?

Three Thrushes

136

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Nutty’s English - a new playful set for young learners

Klett & Delta Publishing

139

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Pioneering our way through our young stars

MM Publications

232

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NGL’s Spark-ling Solution

National Geographic Learning

AUD

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Můj zájezd - the ultimate mobile app for your school trip

Pro Travel

235

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Experience the world with AFS Intercultural Programs

AFS Mezikulturní programy o.p.s.

237

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No partner presentation

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13:30 - 13:50

Partner Presentations 2

Harmonize – an innovative course introduction

Oxford University Press

134

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How to Organize a School Trip: A Step-By-Step Guide

Školní zájezdy

136

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A Closer Look at Cambridge One

Cambridge University Press & Assessment

137

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Brainpower Boost: Supercharging English Language Learning

SciLearn English

139

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Exciting news with Pearson!

Pearson

141

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Workshops to get your students speaking and acting.

The Bear Educational Theatre

AUD

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EDUEENO - smart online platform connecting teachers and students

EDUEENO

235

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full

No partner presentation

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14:00 - 14:50

Workshops and Talks 3

The Art of Being Authentic in the Classroom

Mark Andrews

AUD

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Visible Thinking

Kristýna Honc

134

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Super Cool Activities for Happy Learners

Vlad'ka Skopcová

136

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Tips for teaching reading for exams

Charles Stewart

137

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Unlocking the Future: AI-Powered English Language Education for Young Learners

Michaela Tilton

139

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Memory Hacks: How to Learn (And Teach) Vocabulary Faster

Radka Malá

141

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Skills building for communication.

Claudia Molnár

232

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What is your teaching style, high-status or low-status?

David Fisher

234

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Zero Preparation Activities

Vendula Smith

235

details

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Lend me your ears!

Annie Aloyan

237

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Podcast International - Skills for Life

Kateřina Chudová

238

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Navigating "Controversial" Topics in the EFL Classroom

Victoria Spaulding & Pavlína Šefčíková

240

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15:15 - 16:30

Closing Plenary

The Incredibles: English teachers and their amazing superpowers!

David Spencer

AUD

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16:30 - 19:00

After-party

Yes, I'll join the After-Party

included in the price

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No, I won't be able to make it

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Lunch

Cordon bleu with potatoes and tartar sauce

190 CZK

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Vegetable risotto with bulgur, grated cheese, served with salad

190 CZK

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Beef tenderloin and bread dumpling, served with whipped cream and cranberry Compote

190 CZK

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Vegetarian Sandwich

80 CZK

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Ham, cheese & vegetable sandwich

80 CZK

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No Lunch

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Preparing Students for B2/C1 Exams - Brno

19. 1. 2024

Preparing Students for B2/C1 Exams - Prague

12. 1. 2024

Preparing Students for B2/C1 Exams - Brno

13. 10. 2023

Preparing Students for B2 First (FCE) Exams

23. 8. 2023

Preparing Students for C1 Advanced (CAE) Exams

23. 8. 2023

P.A.R.K. Summer School for Teachers

31. 7. - 2. 8. 2023

For those of you teaching English at primary or secondary level, our Summer School for Teachers course starting 29nd July should prove to be a great motivator. Ofttimes being a challenging yet truly rewarding age to teach, this three day course aims to provide strategic and useful guidance with a twist of fun to keep everyone engaged during lessons.

In short

  • an intensive three-day course full of practical teaching ideas in July 2024
  • professional development sessions by popular P.A.R.K. conference presenters
  • course programme accredited by the Ministry of Education
  • accommodation can be arranged
  • access to our resources library
  • a quality 3-course lunch will be served in our school café
  • Meet & Greet Dinner

Venue

The Summer School takes place at P.A.R.K. School of English, Staňkova 8c, Brno - Czech Republic

Pricing
Early bird:       6 950 CZK (until 15.5.2024)
Normal price:  7 450 CZK

P.A.R.K. Summer School for Teachers

Secondary

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Accommodation

No accommodation

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2 nights of accommodation in Avanti Hotel

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Preparing Students for B2 (FCE) Exams

21. 4. 2023

Preparing Students for C1 (CAE) Exams

21. 4. 2023

The 29th P.A.R.K. Conference

1. 4. 2023

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PRICING

  • Conference Fee: 750 CZK / 850 CZK last-minute entry
  • Lunch: 190 CZK
  • Sandwich: 80 CZK
  • After Party: 300 CZK

8.50 - 10.00

Opening Plenary

Humour us!

Michael Tomlinson

AUD

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10.30 - 11.20

Keynote & Workshops 1

Tapping into Teen Spirit

Flo Feast

AUD

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Tips for Teaching Vocabulary Using a Coursebook

Charles Stewart

132

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Understanding "the other": Intercultural Learning in Your Language Lessons

Jana Papajová

141

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GET INVOLVED / SEASON 1. EPISODE 2

Martin Jelínek

136

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How to get students (and teachers) speaking clearly

David Fisher

232

details

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Enjoy your every English lesson - Activities for Lower Primary Pupils

Lenka Musilová

234

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Helping our students to learn, through formative assessment

Rebecca Turner

235

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First Steps: From Teacher to Teacher Trainer

Kateřina Kallus Brychová

237

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Let's cooperate!

Šárka Cox

238

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Conversation Classes Made Easy

Steve Humphrey

241

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11.40 - 12.30

Keynote & Workshops 2

English or Czenglish? Working with and between the two

Mark Andrews

AUD

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Getting The Message Across: Mediation in the EFL Classroom

George Kokkolis-Papadopoulos

235

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An Introduction to SEN - ADHD

Charles Stewart

132

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Getting Projects to Work in the English Classroom

Catherine Stepan

134

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GET INVOLVED / SEASON 1. EPISODE 2

Martin Jelínek

136

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The words we don’t use!

Claudia Molnár

137

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8+1 Habits of an Effective Teacher

Radka Malá

141

details

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Zero Preparation Activities

Vendula Smith

237

details

full

B2 First Speaking - Top Tips & Activities

Ru Rahman

238

details

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Conversation Classes Made Easy

Steve Humphrey

241

details

full

13.30 - 13.50

Partner Presentations

Kid's Box New Generation - Cambridge University Press

Charles Stewart

132

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What you didn't know about OUP digital offer - Oxford University Press

Jitka Dopitová

134

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What is Macmillan cooking for 2023? - Macmillan

Jakub Bak

136

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The grammatical building site! - MM Publications

Claudia Molnár

137

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Ignite your Spark - National Geographic Learning

Flo Feast

139

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Exciting news with Pearson! - Pearson

Kateřina Myšáková and Vlasta Dohnalová

141

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Funpark - Klett

Lenka Musilová

234

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The best of The Bear - Samples of our shows. - The Bear Educational Theatre

David Fisher

232

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English History in Brief Using Mnemonics - Školní zájezdy

Blanka Hálová

237

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Explore, Excite, Excel with Express Digibooks

George Kokkolis-Papadopoulos

241

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No partner presentation

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14.00 - 14.50

Keynote & Workshops 3

I’m finished! What now?: Challenging Fast Finishers

Daniela Clarke

AUD

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Small talk: encouraging communication in the classroom

Michael Tomlinson

132

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Getting Projects to Work in the English Classroom

Catherine Stepan

134

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Let's play with a word(list)

Roman Čančinov

137

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Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

Flo Feast

139

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Think Visual, Think Wild, Think Gen Z

Radka Malá

141

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How to get students (and teachers) speaking clearly

David Fisher

232

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The case of the kidnapped teacher (CLIL lesson example)

Natalie Lackovic

237

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Past Simple Through Stories

Pavla Paříková (Štanclová)

238

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Online escape game as a revision tool

Kateřina Chudová

241

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15.15 - 16.15

Closing Plenary

I wanna be me (but in English)

Simon Gill

AUD

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12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

Classic fried chicken schnitzel, served with potato salad

190 CZK

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Delicious gluten free vegetable kung pao, served with jasmine rice

190 CZK

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A toothsome marinated pork cutlet, served with cooked vegetables and a side of boiled potatoes

190 CZK

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Ham, cheese & vegetable sandwich

80 CZK

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Vegetarian sandwich

80 CZK

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No Lunch

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16:30 - 19:00

AFTER PARTY

I'll join the After Party

300 CZK

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No After Party

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Preparing Students for B2 (FCE) Exams

24. 3. 2023

The 28th P.A.R.K. Conference

5. 11. 2022

Early bird till 30.9

overview

PRICING

  • Conference Fee: 750 CZK / 850 CZK last-minute entry
  • Lunch: 180 CZK
  • Sandwich: 75 CZK
  • After Party: 200 CZK

08.50 - 10.00

Opening Plenary

Motivating students: a 10-step guide

Hugh Dellar

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10.30 - 11.20

Keynote & Workshops 1

Get Your Game On!

Flo Feast

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Let's talk about progression, from B1 to C2

Charles Stewart

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You know what you can do with your coursebook?!

Nikki Fořtová

details

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Learning through Attention and Self-regulation

Yvona Dicker

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Exam preparation in the general language classroom? Why not!

Claudia Molnár

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Revising Grammar with Young Learners and Teens

Tereza Janíčková

details

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Am I the Drama?

Victoria Spaulding

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Structuring students’ writing

Eva Punčochářová

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Flipped Learning: Flipping the EFL Classroom

Daniel Morris

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Is teaching heterogeneous classes a problem or a challenge?

Jana Čadová

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11.40 - 12.30

Keynote & Workshops 2

How to make sense (out) of global skills behind YOUR classroom doors

Grzegorz Spiewak

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Let's talk about progression, from B1 to C2

Charles Stewart

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Approaching Higher Education: English for Academic Purposes

Vero Barcutean

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Supporting Learner Autonomy Through Language Coaching

Gabriella Kovács

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Making Lessons Meaningful with Documentaries

Zuzana Paseková, Ida Bauerová

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Life Skills Toolbox

Jiří Horák

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Get them ALL involved! How to really engage t(w)eenagers.

Małgorzata Mróz

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Exam preparation in the general language classroom? Why not!

Claudia Molnár

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Revising Grammar with Young Learners and Teens

Tereza Janíčková

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Top exam preparation tips

Svitlana Sidorova

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13.30 - 13.50

Partner Presentations

Teaching is easier with Cambridge One - Cambridge University Press & Assessment

Charles Stewart

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10 mins of communicative grammar - MM Publications

Claudia Molnár

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OLP - A Helping Hand - National Geographic Learning

Flo Feast

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Oxford English Hub: A launchpad for learning

Martina Weissbergerová

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P.A.R.K. and Cambridge Exams

Roman Kožnar

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Pearson English Connect: Game-changing platform for teaching and learning

Kateřina Myšáková, Vlasta Dohnalová

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Organizing School Trips to the UK

Richard Melichar

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How to Organize a School Trip: A Step-By-Step Guide

Blanka Hálová

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No Partner Presentation

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14.00 - 14.50

Keynote & Workshops 3

Goals, gaps and outcomes: Defining Communicative Language Teaching

Neil Anderson

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Is it warm in here, or is it just me?

Flo Feast

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Flipped Learning: Flipping the EFL Classroom

Daniel Morris

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Life Skills Toolbox

Jiří Horák

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Get them ALL involved! How to really engage t(w)eenagers.

Małgorzata Mróz

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SPACE IS THE PLACE: Making magic in the EFL classroom

Hugh Dellar

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Structuring students’ writing

Eva Punčochářová

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Top exam preparation tips

Svitlana Sidorova

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Songs as a great learning tool

Zdeňka Zvoníčková

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Activities to Bring the Classroom to Life

David Fisher

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15.15 - 16.15

Closing Plenary

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teachers from Someone Who's Spent 21 Years Trying to Adopt Them.

Nikki Fořtová

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12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

Pork schnitzel with potato salad

180 CZK

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Fried veggie patties with boiled potatoes

180 CZK

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Baked chicken steak with ham and cheese, jasmine rice

180 CZK

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Ham, cheese & vegetable sandwich

75 CZK

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Vegetarian sandwich

75 CZK

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No lunch

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16:30 - 19:00

AFTER PARTY

I'll join the After Party

200 CZK

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No after party

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2. 4. 2022

overview

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6. 11. 2021

overview

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17. 4. 2021

overview

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23. 1. 2021

overview

The 1st P.A.R.K. Online Conference

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overview

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