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New Webinar: Changes to Cambridge English: First & First for Schools and Cambridge English: Advanced – an overview

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Cambridge English Language Assessment invites you to join us for our new webinar – Changes to Cambridge English: First, Cambridge English: First for Schools and Cambridge English: Advanced – an overview, the next topic in our programme of webinars for 2013.

This webinar will focus on the revised versions of Cambridge English: First, Cambridge English: First for Schools and Cambridge English: Advanced, which go live in 2015. It is aimed at teachers who are preparing, or going to prepare candidates for these exams. The presenters will concentrate on the formats and timings of the exam in order to fully inform teachers of the changes which are taking place. Finally, the presenters will explain the reasons for the changes.

To register for this webinar, please choose your preferred date and time below:

Monday 11 November, 14.00 – 15.00 (UK time)

Wednesday 13 November, 10.00 – 11.00 (UK time)

Presenters:

Ron Zeronis, Cambridge English Language Assessment

Ron is responsible for Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE). He manages the production, marking, analysis, grading, and regular reviewing and updating of paper-based and computer-based versions of these exams. In addition, he works on test development projects and is responsible for item writing quality assurance. Ron joined Cambridge English Language Assessment in 2004 and has worked on General English exams, test development projects, Business English exams and teaching qualifications. Before this he gained extensive experience as an English language teacher and Director of Studies. Ron holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Leicester and has the DTEFLA.

Hugh Bateman, Cambridge English Language Assessment

Hugh recently assumed responsibility for Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET)  and Cambridge English: First (FCE), and now manages the production, marking, analysis, grading, and regular reviewing and updating of paper-based and computer-based versions of these exams. In addition, he is responsible for the organisation’s commissioning of assessment services, such as examining and item writing. Hugh taught English for general and specific purposes in a number of countries before joining Cambridge English in 1993. Over the years his responsibilities have included theCambridge English: Business (BEC), ESOL Skills for LifeCambridge English: Legal and Cambridge English: Financial. Hugh holds a PGCE in Economics and Business Studies and an MA in Applied Linguistics.

If you have missed any of our previous webinars, you can watch recordings and download the slides on our official You-tube channel Cambridge English TV.

Previous webinars include:

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Written by Cambridge English Southern Europe

November 1, 2013 at 10:00 am

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