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Sylvia Guinan: Interactive Storytelling for Brain-Friendly Exam Preparation

27. April 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm


World Clock Sun 12:30pm GMT 12:30pm London, 1:30pm Paris, 8:30pm Tokyo, 7:30am New York

Sylvia Guinan: Interactive Storytelling for Brain-Friendly Exam Preparation

The presentation will show fun, creative ways to help students learn phrasal verbs and other language chunks through comic stories, interactive quizzes, and story-telling prompts. It will also show how to weave them into the types of grammatical -lexical transformation exercises you find in English exams for First certificate, Advanced and Proficiency levels.

Sylvia Guinan is an award winning blogger featured by The British Council, online teacher, official blogger for WiziQ, professional development organiser, and passionate researcher into creative learning via educational technology.

She is a co-organiser of Jason.R. Levine’s ELT MOOC with Dr. Nellie Deutsch. She has worked as a contributing presenter and volunteer for The Reform Symposium Global e-Conference, MOODLE MOOC 3, The Virtual Round Table, moderator for Shelly Terrell’s ‘Crafting the perfect textbook EVO MOOC’, and active member of the 30 goals challenge for Educators movement. She has also designed digital materials for Kaplan College and other organisations, as well as writing resource papers for WiziQ.

She specialises in exam preparation and business English online. This official test prep work, as well as her work with bilinguals and young learners is centred on creative approaches to learning. She is currently focusing on ELT publishing and children’s publishing. Her personal projects include writing ELT books through story-telling, comics, poetry, and social and emotional learning, while continually creating and sharing brain-friendly learning materials and ideas online.

Sylvia Guinan: Interactive Storytelling for Brain-Friendly Exam Preparation


27. April 2014
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm


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