British Council is pleased to invite you to attend a Public Talk "Workshop On Teaching Students to Write Longer Texts" by John Wrigglesworth, Principal Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at the Sheffield Hallam University. The content will cover following points;
- This workshop will help teachers and lecturers to look critically at how academic literacies combined with a genre view of texts can inform their teaching.
- Presenting the academic literacies model of academic writing and show how it can be used to think about and develop classroom task design.
- Look at how an ethnographic approach to course design will open up discussion of the writing demands placed on students in different stages of their education.
- Enable teachers and students to say empowering and fine-tuned things about the use of language, the habits of mind, and the text demands of their discourse communities
- Reflect on this process and suggests how benefits can be felt in the increased understanding of writing by academics and concrete materials which have an immediate and focussed application to a particular group of students.
|Friday 28 October 2016|
|14.00 - 16.00 pm|
|British Council Siam Square|
John Wrigglesworth is Principal Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at the Sheffield Hallam University. His main teaching and scholarly interests are English for Academics Purposes, Academic Literacies, Language Pedagogy and e-learning. His most recent e-learning publication is on the design and functionality of podcasts. He has taught EAP and Applied Linguistics in British Higher Education for fifteen years. Prior to that, he lived and taught in China, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Taiwan, the USA and Israel. He is an executive member of BALEAP, the global forum for EAP professionals, currently serving on the Testing Working Party and as Research and Publications Officer.