Eleonora Pazyak
Grade Education Centre
Eleonora has been working as an English teacher for about 20 years. She has been teaching in a variety of contexts: young learners, general English and exam preparation.

Eleonora has been a teacher trainer since 2013. She has taught CELTA and CELTP/S.

Eleonora has successfully taught a number of CELTA courses together and make a great team.
17:40 — 18:30
Speaking vs Language or Speaking + Language?
Have you ever had an impression your students' speaking is not improving? Do your students feel they are not making progress in speaking? Do you feel disappointed that all the sophisticated phrases you have taught your learners are present on their handouts but not in their speech? Come to our session where we will try out some techniques which will help your students become more advanced speakers.

Three takeaways

When preparing a training session, consider:
Practice activities helping learners implement functional language and discourse markers in their speaking
Consider the importance of the communicative purpose while designing speaking tasks
Get the tolls which can help teachers make speaking activities more engaging