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AMERICAN BASHKIR INTERCOLLEGE IN UFA CITY

and the international team of

INTRUCTORS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND ENGLISH CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS

in cooperation with:

- English Language Office (ELO) / Embassy of the United States of America in the Russian Federation (Moscow)

- In-Service Teacher Training Institute in the Republic of Bashkortostan (IRO)

- Bashkir English Language Teachers Association (Bashkir ELTA)

present:

English Cross-Cultural Communications in the New Millennium and Their Implications for ELT Practices in Russia

(INTERNATIONAL ELT SEMINAR FOR EFL TEACHERS AT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OF ALL LEVELS IN REPUBLIC OF BASHKORTOSTAN)

Location of the Seminar: Krasnogorskaya High School, Department of Education of Nurimanovsky Region, the Republic of Bashkortostan)

Date: February 21, 2017.

 

PROGRAM OF THE SEMINAR:

February21, Tuesday.

Conference Hall of Krasnogorskaya High School

09.00-10.00

Registration of participants.

10.00-11.00

Introduction: Welcome from organizers, dignitaries, EFL teachers and high school students. Visiting the museum, presentation of Nurimanovsky district, concert performances.

11.00-11.55

Opening plenary address: Developing Positive Cross-Cultural Communications in the EFL Classroom.

Dr. Vyacheslav D. Shvayko (Ph.D); Director/American Bashkir InterCollege, Coordinator/USG ACCESS Microscholarship Program in Ufa, Fulbright scholar.

12.00-13.00

Russian American Cross-Cultural Communications from an American Native Speaker EL Teacher Perspective .

Patrick Baker (U.S.A.); Instructor in American English and American Culture Studies at American Bashkir InterCollege.

13.00-13.30

L U N C H

13.30-14.50

Break-downs in Russian English Cross-Cultural Communications from Native English Speakers Perspective .

Jeremy Savage (U.S.A), Senior Instructor in American English and American Culture Studies at American Bashkir InterCollege; CELTA alumnus. (workshop for teachers)

Patrick Baker (U.S.A.); Instructor in American English and American Culture Studies at American Bashkir InterCollege.(workshop for students)

15.00-16.20

Fun Activities in the EFL Classroom Ways to Make EFL Learning More Enjoyable.

Jeremy Savage (U.S.A), Senior Instructor in American English and American Culture Studies at American Bashkir InterCollege; CELTA alumnus.

Bashkir InterCollege, Ufa.

16.20-16.30

Closing of the Seminar and awarding of certificates to participants. Discussion of feedback and making up new plans.

Program designers and coordinators:

Dr. Vyatcheslav Dmitrievich Shvayko; Director/American Bashkir InterCollege

Sagit Kalimullovich Nasrtdinov; Chair/ FL Division at Bashkir Institute for In-Service Training.