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New Beginnings Education Conference

3 December 2022 @ 8:30 - 16:00

PCU’s School of Education and Akcent IH invite you to New Beginnings Education Conference to be held at PCU’s Polska campus on Saturday 3rd December at 9.30am.

The conference is organised in plenary sessions and will feature practically focused workshops. The unifying theme is Teaching English language as a second language. Workshops will touch upon various teaching techniques, the role of stories in language teaching, use of advertisements and visual materials in second language classes, etc. Teachers of pupils of any age and any English level will find the workshops interesting and relevant.

The conference is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Czech Republic and supported by Cambridge University Press.


Leona Svobodová

10:45–11:35 WORKSHOPS

Anna Kopecká: Critical Thinking in English
Jamie Lilley: May I suggest a bit of Action Research?
Dana Hánková: Timelines for language presentation and practice
Zdeněk Starý

11:45–12:35 Workshops

Gareth Davies: Once upon a time, the role of stories in the classroom
Martin Kraussl: Analysing advertisements and visual materials in English classes
Markéta Zusková: Skills-based activities for teens
Květa Suchánková: Speech excercises and dramatization in language teaching

12:35-13.35 LUNCH
13:35–14:25 Workshops

Jiří Horák: Life skills toolbox
Joseph Wilsdon: Exam task talk time
Raul Pope Farguell
Ela Krejčová: Linguistic variation in the context of second language learning


Featuring Věra Šlechtová, Jana Chvátalová, Anna Kopecká, Markéta Zusková, Francesco Paturzo and Romana Milerová

15:10–16:00 Plenary

Gareth Davies: Beyond English – Teaching life skills in the English language classroom

Registration and payment

Registration for the conference is necessary and is handled by Akcent IH. Simply fill in the booking form here.

A 600czk registration fee must paid by bank transfer no later than 28.11.2022. Please include the name of the conference participant in the note.


3 December 2022
8:30 - 16:00
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PCU, Polská Campus
Polska 10
Prague 2, 12000
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