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Video review of Week 1

One of the educators discusses Week 1 highlights

Alister, our lead educator, looks back at some of the interesting talking points from this week in his video.

Alister starts by thanking everyone who contributed with comments on the course this week and encourages all course participants to join in and post a comment.

He mentions this week’s Facebook live event and recommends joining us on our future live broadcasts if you can. Don’t worry if you can’t participate in the live broadcasts – we always post a recording of the broadcast on the course after the event.

We had some great advice on how to deal with exams this week and Alister talks about a helpful comment from Victoria Mamontova. He also suggests looking at educator Neeraj’s post with a link to a video about exam stress and joining in with the conversation there.

Alister adds a reminder to ‘follow’ the educators. Go to step 1.2 and click on the pink links to find us all.

Is this course suitable for teachers? It certainly is, and Alister mentions a conversation on this question between Roxana Iacoban and educator, Victoria.

Our lead educator ends his video with a description of what’s coming up in week 2. Join us there for everything you need to know about the speaking test plus an opportunity for some speaking practice.

Check your progress

Now that you’ve reached the end of Week 1, click the Progress icon at the top of the page to see your progress page. This will show what percentage of the course steps you have marked as complete.

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Coming up in Week 2

Next week we’ll be looking at the Speaking test in more detail. If you want to get started straight away, go to the To do list for Week 2.

You can always use the To do icon at the top of the page to see what’s coming up or go back to previous weeks and catch up.

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Remember, you can invite friends and colleagues to enrol on the course and take part with you. Learning with people you know can really enrich the experience of studying online. Your friends and colleagues can join the course here.

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