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ICD Academic Webinars

ICD offers a series of free interactive webinars specially developed for students, teachers, providing useful information on:

  • the content and format of our qualifications, courses, and exams
  • teaching techniques for various courses
  • insights into teaching qualifications, benefits and academic progression routes

All participants are provided with:

  • a digital certificate of attendance by ICD
  • free digital support material where required
  • useful links and resources
  • An invitation to become ICD partner-earning incentives and discounts

See a list of Webinars

Date: 23rd December, 2020
Time:
4pm to 5pm (Pakistan time)
Topic: "Addressing the Challenge of Giving Constructive Feedback to Learners' Mistakes"
Description:
This webinar aims to provide support for teachers worldwide at this challenging time. It will help them in their professional development and provide an opportunity to excel in their teaching career.

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https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N15wX8bbQVmJSeqU8M6iKg

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Date:
24th December, 2020
Time: 3pm to 4pm (Pakistan Time)
Topic: Overview of PTE Speaking module

Description:

Institute Career Development (ICD) being the Only Official preparation provider for PTE in Pakistan, cordially invites you to join FREE webinar for PTE Speaking Module. Our aim is to help students who are facing difficulty in speaking module and want to achieve good scores in PTE Academic exam.

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https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tZ0-0keRxOIXlwqLSMyOg

Topic: CELTA - Tips from successful CELTA Alumni
Date: 29th January 2021

Are you thinking of doing CELTA?

Join us as former candidates discuss their experiences of the challenges and rewards of doing CELTA at ICD.

The webinar aims to give a very brief overview of the current options for studying CELTA: online/face-to-face.

There will then be a discussion with a panel of some of our successful former CELTA candidates who will share their experiences of the challenges and rewards of doing CELTA.

The webinar will also include an opportunity for participants to ask questions.

Link to upcoming CELTA courses: https://www.icd.org.pk/celta/
and apply for the course click here

To book for this webinar click here 

Topic  What dreams may come? Learner motivation through assessment

The starting point for teaching is the learner.
Understanding learners' needs, motivation and interests helps teachers engage students, which is the key to creating a positive learning environment

January 13th, 2021  4:00 PM Pakistan Time

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Topic: How to ace the IELTS Writing?

Written expressions are immortal, so let’s try to learn
how to create an immortal expression using the right
words

January 20st, 2021  4:00 PM Pakistan Time

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Topic - Thinking through classroom management

Description

The starting point of successful teaching is being able to manage a class.

Managing a classroom is a central challenge for every teacher.

February 10th, 2021  4:00 PM Pakistan time

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Introduction to Linguaskills – accepted for study abroad  

Seldom people know that Linguaskills is a quick and
convenient online test to help organisations check the
English levels of individuals and groups of candidates, powered by Artificial Intelligence technology. Let’s
have a quick overview on Linguaskills as an English
Language Test.  

February 24th, 2021  4:00 PM Pakistan time

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Topic: A sneak peak of TOFEL writing, why is it easier?

 TOFEL Writing can be hard to process. It takes a while to understand what to write, how to write and
even if we are using the right words to express ourselves. Let’s have a sneak peak into TOFEL writing and learn the best was to accomplish all these challenges.

March 10th, 2021  

4:00 PM Pakistan time

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Topic: Perfectly spoken: How to teach spoken English!

Speaking can often be a priority for students on language courses, whether they are learning in an English-speaking environment or not

March 17th, 2021  4:00 PM Pakistan Time

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OET Myth Busters

We all hear a lot about OET, but do you know that many of the facts are merely fictional myths passing from ear to ear. We shall be learning about some myths  related to OET

March 24th, 2021  4:00 PM Pakistan time

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Topic: How to prepare for the CELTA interview?

One of the most common questions and concerns we hear is about the CELTA interview. You’ve finally made the decision to embark on a CELTA, you’ve decided where you might teach, and now they tell you there’s an interview!

The prospect of any interview is daunting, and a CELTA interview is no different. The best way to ace your interview is to be prepared.

This webinar, will cover some very useful tips on how to prepare for your CELTA interview and what to expect on the day of the interview.

So, if you are planning to apply for CELTA…save the date!

Mar 26, 2021 04:00 PM 

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Topic: The ghost of writing past – Getting students to overcome the fear of writing

In last webinar, we focused on oral productive skill; Speaking. In this one, we will explore the productive skill of writing.
This skill can also be a priority for learners, especially if they need English for study or for the workplace

April 14th, 2021  4:00 PM Pakistan time

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Topic: Overview of PTE and English Proficiency Exams

Institute Career Development (ICD) being the Only Official preparation provider for PTE in Pakistan, cordially invites you to join FREE webinar for PTE. Our aim is to discuss how students can assess their listening, reading, speaking and writing abilities who wants to study at institutions where English is the principal language of instructions.

Apr 17, 2021 03:30 PM

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Topic: The Vocabulary you Need to Score High in your Language Test

A good vocabulary is necessary to express ideas that are difficult to understand. If you ever feel like you murmur a lot while speaking, or you feel like you can not give words to your ideas while writing; then here is a FREE webinar is for you.
In this webinar, we will discuss the importance of English vocabulary and we will also talk about some methods of improving vocabulary. Join us for an online webinar, where you will explore new means to achieve better English language.
At the Institute of Career Development, we are offering English Language training and Teaching qualifications for teachers to professionally prosper in their career. We also act as a test centre for a broad range of exams. It is also a preparation centre for various international English exams.

Apr 21, 2021 04:00 PM 

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Topic: Getting real about authentic content

A paradox of language teaching is that, in some ways, the easier a teacher or textbook is to understand, the less he, she, or it actually helps students. The reason? Carefully graded words and scripts and a sympathetic approach may not always prepare students to understand the language they will meet outside the ELT classroom, including in their academic classes. Luckily, using authentic content is a way to overcome this paradox.
In this webinar, we will look into:
• Different kinds of authentic content
• Their respective pros and cons
• Effective ways of to introduce more authentic content into the classroom.

Date: May 26, 2021

Time: 4pm

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Topic: The Magic Way to Improve your Reading Score In Less Time

Reading is undoubtedly an effective source of knowledge, but sometimes it can take forever to read a single passage. Hence, to improve your score in Reading for any English Language Test, ICD has ICD has organized a FREE webinar.

In this webinar, you will be learning about the best way of improving Reading tactics such as:

• Skimming and Scanning
• Develop your speed reading
• The magic of Context
• Developing vocabulary.

At the Institute of Career Development, we are offering English Language training and Teaching qualifications for teachers to professionally prosper in their career. We also act as a test centre for a broad range of exams. It is also a preparation centre for various international English exams.

May 26, 2021 04:00 PM

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Topic: How to go about international Speaking Exams and Universities Internal Speaking exams to improve one's communicative

Speaking Practice (Spontaneous Response) (familiar and unfamiliar context) contextual vocabulary
Type of Interview questions and their Spontaneous Responses
1. Understanding the question.
2. Open ended questions and answers
3. Close ended questions and answers
4. Short questions and answers
5. Descriptive questions and answers
6. Speaking (Marking Rubrics/ Criterion)
7. Do's and don'ts in interview

Date & Time: Jun 4, 2021 03:00 PM

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Topic: Cambridge Certification in Lesson planning

Lesson Planning for Productive and receptive skills for a language classroom
What is reflective teaching?
• Target language / Grammar point
• Controlled practice
• Semi controlled practice
• Freer practice
• Personalization
• Anticipation and Remedial measures

Date & Time: Jun 5, 2021 03:00 PM 

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Topic: Tips to make grammar memorable and exciting

This webinar aims to provide support for teachers worldwide at this challenging time. It will help them in their professional development and provide an opportunity to excel in their teaching career.

Date: 16 june 2021

Time: 4pm

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Topic: Speaking your Story for IELTS Speaking Module

We all have a story to tell in our IELTS Speaking test. It might not be the story of our life, but somewhere a story of our endeavour. ICD brings you another, FREE webinar where you will be learning how to deliver this story correctly. You will be learning the followings:

- How to generalize and then specify your answer?
- How to deliver the correct information?
- How to conclude your answer?

Date & Time: Jun 23, 2021 04:00 PM

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Topic: Teaching discourse and pragmatics a.k.a what on earth did he mean?

We spend a lot of classroom time focusing on grammar and vocabulary but how often do we focus on discourse and pragmatics? What exactly are discourse and pragmatics and why should they be important to our students?

In this webinar, we will look into:
• The ways we don’t often say what we really mean
• How culture can impact on what we choose to say
• How language is used in communication
• Mechanics of communicating in context.
Date: 14th july 2021

Time: 4pm

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Topic: Advantages of Online Test over Paper based. How to Overcome your computer based test phobia?

The world is gradually shifting from papers to online. This might just be the right to leave all the conventional ways of dealing with exams and trying innovative things. ICD brings you another FREE webinar where you can learn the benefits of Online test over paper based test. Moreover, you can also learn how to deal with a computer based test.

- Learn how to makes notes during an online based test?
- Advantage of typing over writing?
- Benefit of talking to a computer rather than a person.
- Quick and effective results.

Date & Time: Jul 21, 2021 04:00 PM

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