TEACHING IELTS classes – TEFL CPD in London

 The next SGI TEL CPD session in London is all about Best practice in preparing students for the IELTS exam.

The full title of tomorrow’s session is…
TEACHING IELTS CLASSES: Some techniques & tips for the uninitiated!

NB: This workshop is for teachers with little to no experience of preparing students for the IELTS exam.

IELTS is a very popular English exam choice for many students, but there is a lot fo work to do, dedication required and it can all take time. Unfortunately, many learners leave it to the last minute to prepare for the exam. How can we help them to help themselves?

The workshop will go over some typical task content from all four IELTS papers and look at practical ways to quickly and effectively help learners improve their overall level of English and exam technique.

WHEN: 6:30-8pm on Wednesday 15th October, 2014

WHERE: SGI English School, 79-80 Margaret Street, London W1W 8TA (tube: Oxford Circus)
Here is a map to help you find us… It’s 5 mins walk from the tube.


HOW TO BOOK: Contact Laura Patsko on 0207 299 1700 or lpatsko@stgeorges.co.uk

6:30-7pm – snacks, getting to know the presenter and other attendees
7-8pm – workshop

Simon Liu

Senior teacher at SGI, Teacher for 5-6 years, taught in UK in a range of settings – university, private language school, international sixth form college, summer school. MSc in Applied Linguistics & SLA, CELTA & Dip

Interests: movies, reading sci-fi, going out
Interests (language): intercultural communication



Who is TEFL CPD in London for?

St George International, providers of quality teacher training since 1993, proudly present a series of teacher development workshops for 2014.

The SGI CPD Club is for English language teachers who would like to develop new skills and share ideas on best practices and techniques for the classroom. Sessions will be led by SGI teachers and trainers, and will be informal, interactive and insightful.



1. Weds. 12th Nov

Focus on specific L1s: Russian and Turkish

A look at the lesser-known pronunciation difficulties of specific groups of learners and how we can help them.

2. Weds. 10th Dec

A review of the ELT industry The history of this industry, contemporary practices & future possibilities.

Bren Brennan

About Bren Brennan

Bren initially trained here at SGI and then joined the staff in 2005. Since 2006, he has taught abroad in Budapest, Berlin and now at Mondragon University in Spain. He returns to teach at SGI London every summer and completed the SGI Trinity DipTESOL in 2011. He also regularly writes posts for students here.
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