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Upcoming YLE Training January events in Italy

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Cambridge English Southern Europe and Cambridge University Press, in collaboration with AIBSE and the British School, Arzano are delighted to announce a special free training event for teachers of English, specifically focusing the preparation towards the Cambridge English exams for Young Learners (YLE).

The series of events is scheduled to take place in the following locations across Italy:

Casale Monferrato (AL) 27 January
Genova 28 January
Formia (LT) 29 January
Arzano (NA) 30 January
Benevento 31 January

Information on venues can be found in the registration link provided below. Before visiting our registration page, please take some time to look at the scheduled programme below, find out about the content of the presentations and read our presenter’s biodata.

Event programme 


Registration & Materials Exhibition 


Welcome and Introduction from AIBSE


Testing Young Learners can be fun: an introduction from Cambridge English Language Assessment


Keys to motivating Young Learners by Karen Saxby

This session will focus on which factors stimulate intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in younger learners and will consider how the YLE tests, YLE teaching materials and classroom practice can positively affect learning.

16.30-17.00: Break & Materials Exhibition 

17.00-18.15: Making it fun – creative & meaningful activities by Karen Saxby

Referring to the series Fun for and Story Fun, this session will also consider how the YLE publications aim to motivate young learners’ in their language learning experience by providing activities to practise English in a meaningful, success-oriented, creative and enjoyable way.

18.15: Prize Draw & Distribution of Certificates of Attendance

A few words on our presenter, Karen Saxby

Karen Saxby has produced a wealth of material for younger learners of English, with recent published works including the Fun For series for Starters, Movers and Flyers, the Story Fun series and KET for Schools Trainer, all written for Cambridge University Press. Karen has an RSA TEFL (now DELTA) Diploma and a first class degree in Linguistics and French. She left the classroom to focus on a full-time career as a writer of teaching and testing material for students of English, with a particular interest in producing material for young learners. Karen has given talks and run workshops to teachers in various countries on behalf of Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press. Additionally, she has acted as a consultant for the production of EFL material and the development of language test formats.

Teachers will receive an attendance certificate valid for the “esonero ai servizi”.

You can book a place by registering online at 

For further information on this event, please contact Cambridge English Southern Europe:


Tel.         051 – 5880207

Written by Cambridge English Southern Europe

December 30, 2013 at 10:00 am

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