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The 23rd Communication Skills Workshop, Tampere, Finland, March 2009

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The 23rd Communication Skills Workshop was held at the Varala Sports Institute in Tampere, Finland March 27-29, 2009.

 

Materials from the event:

 

Ülle Türk      - Plenary 1 slides: CSW2009_One.ppt

                      - Plenary 2 slides: CSW2009_Two.ppt

Kevin Haines & Margaret McKinney - Guest presentation slides: tampere ppt

 

CEFR Manual - Final version (January 2009): CEFR Manual Final.pdf

 

Photos of the posters from the Written and Oral Skills Workshop Sessions

 


 

Pre-event information:

 

Getting to Varala - Please click here

 

Varala Map - Click here

 

Speakers

 

Our plenary speaker at the CSW will be Ülle Türk from the University of Tartu, Estonia

Ülle's plenaries will focus on the testing and assessment of academic writing and speaking skills.

 

We will also be joined by two guest speakers from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands: Kevin Haines and Margaret McKinney.They will be describing work they have been carrying out in relation to the CEFR, including a new Embed project starting in February 2009. Through this project they will be seeking to embed the use of the CEFR more effectively into the local context.

 

Registration

 

You can register for the workshop be completing the Online Registration form.

(If you would rather register via email, please download this form and return it via email.)

 

The deadline for registration is Friday 13 February 2009.

 

The registration fee, inclusive of accommodation, meals and the conference dinner, is:

260 euros for a double room (160 euros for Estonian participants)

300 euros for a single room.

 

The conference fee for those not requiring accommodation will be 100 euros.

 

Questions about registration?  Send an email.

 

 

Preliminary Programme

 

A preliminary programme is presented below. Please check for updates nearer to the time of the Workshop.

Note that registration begins at 12.00 on the Friday, and the CSW opening will take place at 13.00.

 

Friday 27 March 2009

Saturday 28 March 2009

Sunday 29 March 2009

12:00-13:00 Registration + coffee/tea and snacks 

 

13:00 CSW opening 

 

13:15-14:20 Project presentation session 

 

14:20-14:45 Coffee/tea and fruit 

 

14:45-16:00 First plenary session 

 

16:00-17:00 Project poster
presentation and project startup session 

 

18:00-19:00 Dinner (Restaurant Säde)

 

18.00-22:00 Beach sauna

 

07:00-09:00 Breakfast 

 

09:30-12:00 Parallel chaired workshops 

 

Coffee/tea and fruit available

  

12:00-13:00 Lunch

  

13:30-16:00 Parallel chaired workshops 

 

Coffee/tea and fruit available

  

17:00-18:00 Guest speaker presentation & discussion.

 

19:00-22.00 Conference dinner (3-course meal in Restaurant Säde)


08:00-09:00 Breakfast 

 

09:00-10:00 Workshop concluding

session 

 

10:00-11:00 Final plenary 

 

11:00-11:30 Closing session 

 

11:30-12:30 Lunch (Restaurant Säde)

 

 

 

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