About using drama techniques in teaching, with Ken Wilson.

13 – 14 October 2016
Are you’re one of those teachers always looking to improve? If so, we have some really exciting news for you! You can join our unique ELT workshop with Ken Wilson. Ken will focus on and demonstrate a series of classroom-ready activities which will make your students want to speak more, listen more and get more involved. They won’t want the lesson to end and they will come back for the next lesson feeling motivated and energized. Come and spend two fabulous autumn days with us in the centre of Bratislava, Slovakia. Ken is one of the most inspiring and entertaining speakers in the world of English language teaching, so don´t miss your chance to learn from him. Take this unique opportunity to learn a series of new activities and enhance your teaching skills.

2 Days
1 Great speaker
30 Activities
1 Theatre performance
100 Reasons to join
5 Seats left

The first day of our English language teaching workshop will focus on practical classroom activities you can use no matter what teaching environment you work in.

There will be two ninety minute sessions are designed to show innovative ways to get your students to talk and, equally important, to listen. All the activities are manageable, memorable, success-oriented and mostly fun. Their aim is to get students not just talking but also wanting to talk, so you don’t have to push them all the time. Both you and the students will feel energized.

The first day of our English language teaching workshop will focus on practical classroom activities you can use no matter what teaching environment you work in.

There will be two ninety minute sessions are designed to show innovative ways to get your students to talk and, equally important, to listen. All the activities are manageable, memorable, success-oriented and mostly fun. Their aim is to get students not just talking but also wanting to talk, so you don’t have to push them all the time. Both you and the students will feel energized.

The first day of our English language teaching workshop will focus on practical classroom activities you can use no matter what teaching environment you work in.

There will be two ninety minute sessions are designed to show innovative ways to get your students to talk and, equally important, to listen. All the activities are manageable, memorable, success-oriented and mostly fun. Their aim is to get students not just talking but also wanting to talk, so you don’t have to push them all the time. Both you and the students will feel energized.

The first day of our English language teaching workshop will focus on practical classroom activities you can use no matter what teaching environment you work in.

There will be two ninety minute sessions are designed to show innovative ways to get your students to talk and, equally important, to listen. All the activities are manageable, memorable, success-oriented and mostly fun. Their aim is to get students not just talking but also wanting to talk, so you don’t have to push them all the time. Both you and the students will feel energized.

On the second day of our English language teaching workshop we will reflect on the value of the activities and discuss any questions, queries or concerns we might have with Ken.

Everything you will learn you can try out with your students the moment you get back to your classroom.

Ken will be happy to discuss any methodological or technical details of the activities. He will also help you answer some of the questions you may have asked yourself, such as: How can I get students engaged, how can I make groups work better together? How can I improve my presentation style?

On the second day of our English language teaching workshop we will reflect on the value of the activities and discuss any questions, queries or concerns we might have with Ken.

Everything you will learn you can try out with your students the moment you get back to your classroom.

Ken will be happy to discuss any methodological or technical details of the activities. He will also help you answer some of the questions you may have asked yourself, such as: How can I get students engaged, how can I make groups work better together? How can I improve my presentation style?

On the second day of our English language teaching workshop we will reflect on the value of the activities and discuss any questions, queries or concerns we might have with Ken.

Everything you will learn you can try out with your students the moment you get back to your classroom.

Ken will be happy to discuss any methodological or technical details of the activities. He will also help you answer some of the questions you may have asked yourself, such as: How can I get students engaged, how can I make groups work better together? How can I improve my presentation style?

On the second day of our English language teaching workshop we will reflect on the value of the activities and discuss any questions, queries or concerns we might have with Ken.

Everything you will learn you can try out with your students the moment you get back to your classroom.

Ken will be happy to discuss any methodological or technical details of the activities. He will also help you answer some of the questions you may have asked yourself, such as: How can I get students engaged, how can I make groups work better together? How can I improve my presentation style?

About KEN

Ken Wilson

ELT Author and Trainer

This is a unique opportunity to attend a workshop by one of the leading experts in using drama techniques in English language teaching. Ken Wilson is a British writer and trainer who has written about 30 ELT titles, including a dozen main courses. For many years, he was artistic director of the English Teaching Theatre, a company which toured the world performing stage-shows for learners of English.

Ken‘s passion for drama translates into his teaching techniques in an interesting and unusual way. The main focus of his work is motivating students to engage with their classes and how to make language teaching more active and relevant. People who have taken part in Ken Wilson's workshops often say - No book can teach you what Ken can.

Choose your package and attend this great ELT workshop:

159
Silver

  • Workshop & Refreshment
  • Theatre performance and a networking event
  • Help with transfer arrangements
  • Certificate

249
Gold

  • Workshop & Refreshment
  • Accomodation in a shared room
  • Theatre performance and a networking event
  • Help with transfer arrangements
  • Certificate

379
Platinum

  • Workshop & Refreshment
  • Accomodation in a single room
  • Theatre performance and a networking event
  • Ken Wilson´s book signed by author
  • Help with transfer arrangements
  • Certificate

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Frequently Asked Question

Requests to cancel Ken Wilson´s Workshop or to transfer the registration to another participant must be sent via email to the Bridge. All requests must be received prior to 9th. October 2016. The requests received after 9th won´t be refunded. Thank you for understanding. Email: bednarova@thebridge.sk
Ken Wilson is an experienced English teacher and teacher trainer. He worked in Spain and the UK and was involved with the English Teaching Theatre - first as a performer, then as writer and artistic director. Ken has written plays, radio and TV programmes , supplementary ELT titles and recorded more than 150 ELT songs. Ken now trains teachers all over the world. With more than English language teaching 30 titles to his name, he has become one of the best authors of ELT materials.
We’ll provide all the necessary supplies (pens, paper, etc.). We do recommend that you bring your own laptop – laptops are not required, but they are helpful for some of the optional activities.
We recommend Bratislava or Vienna airport. There is good public transport connection from Bratislava airport as well as TAXI service. Viennese airport is less than an hour by bus, which runs regularly every 30 minutes to the centre of Bratislava. For connections please check:
Vienna airport – Bratislava
FLIXBUS
SLOVAKLINES
If you prefer to travel by train, please check: here
We are happy to help you organize your transfer. Contact us: bednarova@thebridge.sk
There is a theatre festival in Pezinok. We are invited to their Thursday night performance and the afterparty with actors. The event takes place out of Bratislava in Pezinok. It is a small town famous for its wine, vineyards & wineries. Travel arrangements for participants are organized and included in the price of our drama workshop. For more information about the event please check the festival website: anglickedivadlo 
If you decide to stay in Bratislava for the weekend, we are happy to assist with your stay.

Venue info

Address

Holiday Inn Bratislava ****

Bajkalská 25/A

825 03 Bratislava, Slovakia

Web: Holiday Inn Bratislava

Mail: bednarova@thebridge.sk

Phone: +421917596154


Organizer’s bank details

Bank: VÚB banka, a.s.

Account nr.: 304 634 7054/0200

IBAN: SK4702000000003046347054

SWIFT/BIC: SUBASKBX

Constant symbol: 0308