2011 Summer Symposium
Teaching Business English with Digital Technologies
The symposium addressed the impact of digital and Web 2.0 technologies on business English teaching and training. The event provided both practical hands-on talks and workshops to give participants a thorough overview of developments in the area.
The School of Languages and International Studies at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.
The plenary speaker was Pete Sharma, sponsored by Macmillan Publishers.
Click here to download an overview of the event sessions: Overview
Click here to download the full schedule of sessions: Workshop descriptions
The slides made available by the speakers can be viewed here: BESIG on Slideshare. The slides for the talk given by Cate Evans, Eileen Kuepper, Claudia Brosnahan and Regina Brautlacht can be viewed here: An Intercultural Business Communication project using digital technologies. A video introduction to the talk is available her: Introduction.
The handouts made available by Marjorie Rosenberg during her talk on using the Cambridge teacher resources site PEO can be downloaded in pdf format here: Handout 1 and Handout 2.
We were very happy to offer a full programme of sessions online for those who were unable to join us at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, UK for the Summer Symposium. This exciting initiative is made possible through the very generous and much appreciated sponsorship of English360.
Friday 24 June
Saturday 25 June
Use the the 'Past Events' menu on the right to access information about past summer conferences and symposiums.
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