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ELTAF Workshop: Using the new CEFR Companion Volume in teaching English

14:00-17:30

Location: International School of Management (Room TBD), Mörfelder Landstraße 55, 60598 Frankfurt am Main

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Judith Mader & Rudi Camerer: Using the new CEFR Companion Volume in teaching English

The “mismatch that continues to exist between teaching materials and real language” [Bargiela-C./Nickerson/Planken 2007] was recently confirmed by F. Sharifian [2017], who found that teachers of English did not generally address the diversity of Englishes used world-wide. Our guiding question is therefore: Are we teaching the right things? We argue that the new CEFR-COMPANION VOLUME provides a helpful approach to teaching English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) and provide insight into the new descriptor scales and suggest teaching material and methods from our own teaching experience. 

 

Biographical information:Judith Mader was Head of Languages at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management; she is also an author and co-author of various coursebooks published by Hueber. Rudi Camerer directs elc-European Language Competence, a consultancy based in Frankfurt/M. and Saarbrücken. Together with Prof. Jürgen Quetz he translated the CEFR-Companion Volume into German.

 

Cost for ELTAF members: EUR 5; non-members: EUR 10.
 
Please register by sending a separate email to: events@eltaf.de and wait for confirmation before paying the workshop fee to the ELTAF account:

Postbank Frankfurt
ELTAF e.V.
Account no. 756 47 600
Bank code: 500 100 60.
IBAN DE90 5001 0060 0075  6476 00
BIC: PBNKDEFF


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