- Speaker: Anna Krulatz
- Dates and Times:
18th April 2019, 09:00 - 10:00 UTC
18th April 2019, 16:00 - 17:00 UTC
Successful communication in English entails, among other skills, the ability to use language in socially appropriate ways, also known as pragmatic competence. In this webinar we’ll show you how you can help your learners to develop their pragmatic skills, using examples from Wide Angle, an American English course for adult learners.
Successful communication in English entails, among other skills, the ability to use language in socially appropriate ways, also known as pragmatic competence. Until recently, the pragmatic aspect of communicative competence has been largely neglected in second language classrooms.
This webinar will explore the importance of integrating pragmatics in the teaching of English as a foreign or second language. We’ll look at specific examples of pragmatics-focused activities from Wide Angle, a six-level American English course for adult learners, and learn how to best promote pragmatic development in the classroom.
Dates and Times
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18th April 2019
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18th April 2019
- UK (UTC) 16:00 - 17:00
- UAE (GST) 19:00 - 20:00
- Japan (JST) 00:00 - 01:00 (+1 day)
- Brazil (BRT) 12:00 - 13:00
- New York (EdT) 11:00 - 12:00
Anna Krulatz is Associate Professor of English at the Department of Teacher Education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. She holds a PhD in linguistics from the University of Utah. Her research focuses on pragmatic development in adult language learners, multilingualism with English, content based instruction, and language teacher education. She has published (and has forthcoming) articles, teaching tips, and book chapters on topics related to teaching and learning pragmatics.
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