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Multimedia Projects by Lingva Students from Gorenje 2017/2018

Aware of the particular benefits of multimedia English projects for their needs in terms of developing communicative skills and boosting confidence for public speaking, hardworking students from Gorenje d.o.o. company readily took part in all the stages of their execution, from briefing, gathering, selecting and synthesising information to creating and editing, and finally giving oral presentations followed by feedback/evaluation.

English teaching/learning based on multimedia project work has been used in Lingva since the very start of school operation because of the exceptional value this approach adds to language acquisition through increased motivation, cooperation, learner autonomy, the balance between the process and product of learning, and feeling of fulfillment.
Here are new engaging multimedia English projects done by Gorenje d.o.o. students, which have been published on our web site http://lingva.com/cafe/ :

Holidays by Predrag Kojić and Zoran Kojić
Holidays by Nataša Gajić and Mirko Jovanović
Holidays by Gorica Spasojević, Milan Uljarević and Aleksandar Jovanović
Marketing Brief by Dragana Ivković and Verica Obradović
Marketing Brief by Biljana Mihajlović and Danica Đurišić
VA 3D Print Studio by Vladan Krstić
Purchasing Now and Forever by Ana Milosavljevic
Purchasing Now and Forever by Aleksandar Beljic
Purchasing Now and Forever by Ivana Nikolovski
The Evolution of Tennis by Dejan Gligorić
Materials Processing by Vladimir Perić
The Evolution of Clothing by Ivan Jakovljević
Best of the Best: Thessaloniki by Svetlana and Marijan
A Website Proposal by Milutin Djurisic
A Website Proposal by Jasmina Jelenić and Marina Lukić
A website proposal by Valentina Bogdanović and Marija Matić
The Best Phone by Aleksandar Aksentijević and Milan Pavlović
The Best Summer Destination by Nenad Leontijević and Aleksandar Nikolić
The Best Car by Ivan Mijailović and Nikola Malešević
Saint Petersburrg by Ivan Petrovic, Milan Paunovic and Zlatko Krstic
Lingva Web Thistle Newsletter No.7 by Ivana Nikolovski, Ana Milosavljević and Aleksandar Beljić

23rd Lingva In-house Workshop: Writing Assessment Standardisation

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In accordance with the needs analysis of Lingva English language teachers, the 23rd in-house workshop was dedicated to writing assessment. A similar workshop was held On 18t February 2011 with some of the teachers attending both of these events.

Being one of the two most elusive and difficult areas for assessment, besides the speaking skills, since no black-and-white criteria can be set as in the case of listening, grammar and vocabulary, language teachers always appreciate efforts to practice assessment and marking. It is also beneficial for our language school to improve quality and consistency of writing assessment in order to ensure unifed and fair school assessment procedures for young adult and adult groups.

In the first session, teachers brushed up their knowledge of overall CEFR written assessment criteria and then familiarized themselves with the relatively new Cambridge Writing Assessment (sub)scales, first of all four subscales referenced to CEFR level descriptors: Content, Communicative Achievement, Organisation and Language. Special attention was given to clarifying the meaning of specific criteria in each of the subscales. In the second session, teachers were given samples of written students work at B1 and A2 levels to rate them individually and in pairs, which was followed by the whole group discussion. On this occasion, too, agreement was the highest in rating the language, while communicative achievement marks required more harmonizing.The session was ended by agreeing on the exact sets of criteria that will be used uniformly by all teachers for progress test and final exam assessment at each of language proficiency levels.

The workshop was prepared and facilitated by Mirjana Ljiljak-Vukajlović. The next workshop, which will focus on speaking assessment standardisation, will be held in June.

Our Best Friends

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Our best friends like going for a walk, especially to the river Gradac, but when they go to school they prefer to go by car. They also like hanging out with friends, telling jokes, computer games and all kinds of music.


David Lukić, Filip Tomić, Filip Petrović, Jelena Perić, Uroš Uverić, Mililca Mitrović, Sofija Belušević with teacher Marija Milovanović

My World: My Best Friend Filip by David L. and Filip T.
My world: My Best Friend Milica by Sofija B. and Jelena P.
My World: My Best Friend Jana by Milica M.
My World: Our Best Friend Filip by Filip P. and Uroš U.

Work and Education Vocabulary

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In our present C1 course we have had to cope with a large amount of challenging new vocabulary items and most of the time practised it by describing personally relevant experiences. We have also tried to design some interactive activities and keep them permanently recorded to the web
so that we could go back to them from time to time and revise useful words and phrases, in this case connected to the topics of work and education.

Finding a Job Vocabulary by Marijana Janković

Feelings of Learners by Ana Petrović

Job Interview Vocabulary by Milica Milisavljević

Integrating Immigrants Vocabulary by Tamara Šarčević

Lingva Phrasal Verbs: Relationships by Mirjana Ljiljak-Vukajlović