Maximising Learning in Modern Foreign Languages - 28 September 2019

    Programme for Saturday 28 September 2019

    08.00 -08.45 Arrival and registration (with coffee)

    08.50-09.00 Introduction by Tony Walk, Faculty Leader BSB

    09.00-11.00  Working on human forgetting rates
    11.00 - 11.15    Coffee
    11.15 - 13.15     Evidence-based strategies to maximize teaching and learning time

    13.15 - 14.00   Lunch

    14.00- 15.30   Why traditional error correction doesn't work and how we can                                           enhance  its impact
    15.30-16.00  Plenary
    16.00 -17.00 Cheese & wine                                                                                                                                         

    Dr Conti is the co-author of the Language Teacher Toolkit and Breaking the Sound Barrier


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    Facilitator Profile

    Dr Gianfranco Conti is an international keynote speaker, professional development provider, writer of instructional materials, blogger as well as an author of books and articles on language pedagogy as well as instructional material. A language teacher for around 30 years, he is the founder of the free language learning website as well as the winner of the 2015 TES (Times Educational Supplement) best-resource-contributor award. Dr Conti holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics; an MA in TEFL and one in English Literature; a PGCE in MFL and P.E. and a BA in English and French Languages and Literature.