RELO Online Programs

The American English team is pleased to offer American English Live: Teacher Development Series 8. The six online seminars of the series cover a variety of topics intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world.  At the end of each event, participants will have the opportunity to earn a digital badge that verifies their participation. Viewing group hosts, Public Affairs Offices, and Regional English Language Offices also have the option to issue e-certificates for those who attend four out of six sessions.

The series will take place from May 6 – July 15, 2020.  These 60-minute sessions will be held every other Wednesday.  Participants can join the sessions by viewing the live posts through Facebook Live and Zoom according to the time table given below:

 American English Live Series 8

Theme Presentation Titles Session Dates
Teaching Reading in the EFL Classroom Promoting Reading Fluency with the ACTIVE Framework

Presenter: Neil J Anderson

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

7:00-8:00 pm Thailand Local Time

Thursday, May 07, 2020

12:00-1:00 am Thailand Local Time

Teaching Reading in the EFL Classroom Pre-reading Activities to Activate Readers

Presenter: Ami Christensen

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

7:00-8:00 pm Thailand Local Time

Thursday, May 21, 2020

12:00-1:00 am Thailand Local Time

Communicative Language Teaching: Fun and Varied Approaches for Common Grammar Topics Bringing Grammar to Life with Experiential Learning

Presenter: Amanda Hilliard

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

7:00-8:00 pm Thailand Local Time

Thursday, June 04, 2020

12:00-1:00 am Thailand Local Time

Communicative Language Teaching: Fun and Varied Approaches for Common Grammar Topics No Prep Communicative Grammar Practice

Presenter: Stephanie Owens Upadhyay

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

7:00-8:00 pm Thailand Local Time

Thursday, June 18, 2020

12:00-1:00 am Thailand Local Time

1:00-2:00 pm ET

Pair Work and Group Work to Encourage Student-to-Student Interaction Adaptable Speaking Activities for Pairs and Groups

Presenter: Lynn W. Zimmerman

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

7:00-8:00 pm Thailand Local Time

Thursday, July 02, 2020

12:00-1:00 am Thailand Local Time

Pair Work and Group Work to Encourage Student-to-Student Interaction Classmates as Language Learning Allies: Activities to Encourage Student-to-Student Interaction

Presenter: John Kotnarowski

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

7:00-8:00 pm Thailand Local Time

Thursday, July 16, 2020

12:00-1:00 am Thailand Local Time

 

Online Professional English Network (OPEN) offers 8-week, online university-level courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) developed by U.S. educational institutions.

Candidates must:

  • Be an English language professional
  • Have strong English language reading and writing skills (minimum 525 TOEFL, 70 iBT, or CEFR B2). You do not need to submit the test scores
  • Be a citizen of the country in which you are living
  • Be living in your country for the entire duration of the AE E-Teacher term
  • Have regular and reliable access to high-speed internet connection
  • Be able to spend 10 to 12 hours online each week for the duration of the 8-week course
  • Be willing to be enrolled in a second or third course, if your primary choice is unavailable

The selected candidates will be contacted for phone interview.

These MOOCs will help pre-intermediate to intermediate level learners improve their English skills in five major career fields. Each MOOC is five weeks in length, and each has a different facilitated course start date. After the start date of the first facilitated course, the MOOC is open for enrollment.

The Regional English Language Office Bangkok is hosting a monthly webinar series by English Language Specialists and educational consultants.  You can find videos of these sessions posted on both RELO Bangkok Facebook and RELO Bangkok YouTube playlist.