The HCT Centre of Excellence in English at Al Ain Colleges will host a boutique conference for faculty teaching reading skills to native Arab speakers who study English at tertiary level institutions.
The ‘Cultivating Real Readers’ conference will be held on Wednesday, 9 April 2008 at Al Ain Men’s College from 9:30am to 4pm.
The conference will be a highly interactive day aimed at English faculty from tertiary institutions. It will provide an attractive professional development opportunity for sharing best practices, ideas and experiences in teaching reading.
An exhibition of new reading skills and teacher development books will be available from a range of ELT publishers. Conference participants will be able to view and discuss these with the publishers and their colleagues.