Seminar on teaching English

This seminar is organized as part of the LangSkills project (Language Skills of Deaf Students for EU Mobility). The aim of this project is to foster the motivation of higher education students with hearing loss to take part in academic mobilities by increasing their language skills.. 

Who is the seminar for

  1. For language teachers of students with hearing loss and 
  2. For other persons interested in teaching foreign languages to students with hearing loss, who are happy to share their experiences. 

The teaching resources are relevant particularly to those teaching B1 or B2 students. Teachers of all levels can take part in the discussion.

What is the seminar about

In this workshop, we wish to 
  • inform the teacher about the newly developed materials under the LangSkills project;
  • give the teacher a chance to try bits and pieces from our e-learning course of written English;
  • invite the teachers to bring their own discussion questions and reflections on issues related to teaching English to learners with hearing loss.

When, Where, Fee

When: Monday 9 November 2020
Where: Zoom – the participants will be sent the access link after registration.
The seminar is free of charge but registration is required. 

Programme at a glance

15:00–15:15 Welcome, Introduction of the LangSkils project
15:15–16:15 Session 1 (workshop session)
16:15–16:30 break
16:30–17:30 Session 2 (open space discussion)
17:30–17:45 Evaluation of the seminar, closing remarks

Seminar sessions

1. session 

In this session, the participants will have the chance to test the online course titled Online English for International Mobilities. The course is designed for students with hearing loss to practise and improve their English language skills in the context of studying abroad. The course is suitable for approximately B1–B2 users of English with hearing loss; teachers of students at lower or higher proficiency levels are encouraged to browse it for inspiration. 

2. session

This session is designed as an open space discussion. All participants are invited to ask their own questions they wish to debate with their colleagues and pose them during the discussion. The questions should relate to the area of teaching English to learners with hearing loss such as “How do you explain to your students the use of present perfect?”, “Do you teach your students how to use a dictionary?”, “What are your best practices for teaching online?”, etc.

Please send the organizers your questions before the seminar either by typing them in the registration form or via email.

Communication languages

The language of the seminar is Czech. 
Interpreting into Czech Sign Language and simultaneous speech-to-text reporting are available upon request (see the registration form).

Registration and contacts

Click here to register online. 
Registered participants who will take part in the seminar will be issued a certificate.
Contact person: Lenka Tóthová,

Please note

Multimedia recordings (photographs or short videos) will be made during the seminar.