Cambridge Going Digital and Linguaskill Business with Swiss Exams
Cambridge English Qualifications Digital is coming in 2024 with Swiss Exams. Cambridge is changing the way of delivering computer-based exams for the better to enhance your students’ exam experience. It will enable more flexibility as we will be able to offer computer-based exams more often and with faster results, all over Switzerland.
In addition, we are excited to introduce the new Linguaskill Business, the next generation of Cambridge Business English certification in Switzerland, in the form of a multilevel test. Your students can take Cambridge English Qualifications as well as Linguaskill Business in our modern exam venues across Switzerland.
Save your seat for exciting teacher webinars with Swiss Exams Don’t miss the opportunity to get more insights on computer-based Cambridge English exams going digital in 2024 and how language skills create opportunity for your student’s future. Find all details about these beneficial online workshops and discover more events here.
Swiss Exams Academy: Boost your students’ exam success with Swiss Exams Academy
Swiss Exams Academy is a new 12-week online programme consisting of interactive training, live lectures, and exercises addressing all sections of the Cambridge English exams at various levels. It is specifically designed for students attending a public or private secondary school (Sek I and II) and is developed and led by qualified teachers and Cambridge experts. Are you intrigued? Find out more on our website about Swiss Exams Academy.
CEL-Cambridge English Languages
New office and centre in Bern
CEL-Cambridge English Languages is opening a new Bern office and centre in June 2023 which expands its services and support for Cambridge qualifications Levels A1-C2, IELTS Academic and IELTS General, UKVI and Life Skills.
As a well-established and reputable Platinum testing Centre with testing locations across the country, you can rely on the CEL team for impeccable and friendly service based in Switzerland. To find out more write to us at Bern@ielts.ch or Bern@Cambridgetesting.ch
ZHAW Zürich School of Applied Linguistics
ChatGPT, Bard & Co.: Robots sitting in your classroom
The rise of automatic text generation (ATG) presents new challenges in the classroom. However, drawing on experiences made in study programs in translation, we can provide you with insights into the technology, its potential and risks – and discuss how it can be integrated into your teaching. Find more information here.
IUED@school (in German)
This new initiative from the ZHAW Institute of Translation and Interpreting offers in-school workshops for secondary school teachers at no cost. The current workshop is ChatGPT, Bard & Co: When the machine sits on the school desk.
Join our webinars hosted by ELT experts
We are pleased to present our flagship assessments: the enhanced TOEFL iBT® and the TOEIC® Program. Our webinars are designed to equip you with valuable insights, resources, and teaching strategies to support you throughout the academic year.
November 2023 – July 2024
On-line. Register here.
Organize TOEFL iBT® webinars for your students with us
We offer free student webinars for educational institutions on an individual basis. In the interactive sessions, we provide practical information to help your students ace the TOEFL iBT test: insights on content, format, prep resources, strategies, registration, and more.
Contact: Dr Cynthia Werner, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join our Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate to equip you with the skills and knowledge to teach English to children and teenagers in the age range 7 – 16. For more information visit www.bell-school.ch or call +41 22 749 16 00.
Flying Teachers– CELTA
Are you ready to unlock a world of exciting teaching opportunities? The Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) is your passport to success! At Flying Teachers, we pride ourselves on a rich legacy of exceptional shaping educators. Whether you’re a seasoned educator or just starting out, CELTA offers a comprehensive program that focuses on practical teaching methods. From language analysis to lesson planning and classroom management, our course covers it all. Gain hands-on experience with classes at various levels and receive invaluable feedback from our experienced tutors. Don’t miss this chance to obtain the globally recognized Cambridge qualification! Seize the moment and embark on a fulfilling teaching journey with us. Apply today!
For more information about the course follow this link.
Global Teachers’ Festival
In case you missed the Global Teachers’ Festival in February you can still access the recordings. The festival included a series of 20 teacher training sessions on topics such as international Englishes, inclusion, befriending distractions, the science of learning, exploring cultures, social and emotional learning, self-reflection, and more.
Macmillan Education Direct
Explore the wide selection of digital books and digital workbooks in the Macmillan library that cater to all levels. ETAS members can enjoy a 10% discount on their first purchase with this promo code WELCOME10 at checkout.
Macmillan Webinar Archive
Did you miss recent webinars by Macmillan? No worries, you can see past events in the Macmillan Webinar archive, including Exams and Teenagers: Facing the Facts, Seven Tips for Setting Up an Exam Preparation Course, When is a Mistake and Mistake, and When is it a Learning Opportunity?, How to Develop Global Skills with Pre-school Children and more.
A large range of teacher resources.
These materials have been designed to be used in any teaching situation. Learners of all ages and levels will enjoy the light-hearted and fun activities. For your students, Eli Publishing provides flashcards, role-plays, mini-plays and dramatization activities, short stories in song version, karaoke DVDs, materials for grammar consolidation, revision, vocabulary study, and a whole range of resources to develop learners’ speaking and writing skills.
Oxford Reading Club
2-week free trial access to Oxford Reading Club
Oxford Reading Club offers a smart way to read digital graded readers by Oxford University Press. There are books at every level, games, self-evaluations, listening activities and more.
Oxford Learning Exchange
Share your views and and help shape the future of English language teaching and learning! The English Learning Exchange, OUP’s global online research community for those working in English language teaching, invites teachers to join in a variety of research activities. By becoming a member, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape how OUP supports English language educators across the world, and earn rewards for your participation.