The Vocabulary for English Teachers (VET) course aims at giving participants the necessary theoretical background to understand key aspects of English vocabulary, while also giving teachers practical ideas to teach vocabulary effectively, both face-to-face and online.

The PET is a 12-hour course, and its second edition will be offered as follows:

  • 100% online via Zoom
  • 6 November to 4 December, 2021 (Fridays), from 5.30 to 8.00 p.m.

*Sessions are recorded and the recordings are available to participants for 7 days (requires a Gmail account)

Course program:

Day 1

  • How to study vocabulary
  • Word classes

Day 2

  • Collocations 1
  • Phrasal verbs 1

Day 3

  • Idioms 1
  • Word formation

Day 4

  • Collocations 2
  • Phrasal verbs 2
  • Idioms 2

Day 5

  • Teaching vocabulary
  • Practicing vocabulary
  • Course review

Course materials*:

All worksheets used in the course will be made available for participants via the course’s Google classroom. However, having at least one of the titles below is recommended:

  • Inglês para Professor, by Higor Cavalcante
  • How Vocabulary is Learned, by Paul Nation and Stuart Webb
  • Vocabulary Activities, by Penny Ur
  • English Vocabulary in Use, by Felicity O’Dell and Michael McCarthy
  • English Idioms in Use, by Felicity O’Dell and Michael McCarthy
  • English Phrasal Verbs in Use, by Felicity O’Dell and Michael McCarthy

Investment

R$ 700,00, payable by:

  • bank transfers in up two payments (first upon registration; second on 10 November, 2021)
  • credit card (in multiple instalments via PagSeguro – fees apply)

R$ 500,00 if you are currently my CAE (C1 Advanced) or CPE (C2 Proficiency) student, or a current or former CELTee, payable by:

  • bank transfers in up to two payments (first upon registration; second on 10 November, 2021)
  • credit card (in multiple instalments via PagSeguro – fees apply)

Registration:

Register for the course here.