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Dates & Orientation


24/25 July - arrival of the Trainees

26-27 July - ORIENTATION run by IISCE staff and Irena Shanahan

Friday, July 26
* 11.00 a.m. – meet with Lucie Bucharova (student) in the city center [location: Kamienica pod Aniolami, ul. Kazimierza Wielkiego 31-33 (Evangelical Center)]. A walk/ride to the University of Lower Silesia with a quick tour in neighborhood to orient you (basic shopping, office supplies, etc.)
* 12.00 – 12.30 – arriving to the University of Lower Silesia, Strzegomska St. 55
* 12.30 – 1.00 – meeting with your Master Teacher, Irena Shanahan and Ula Kłobuszewska, the local program coordinator, University of Lower Silesia
* 1.15 – 2.30 – welcome lunch
* 2.30 – 3.30 –  meeting with IT staff
* 3.30 –  4.30  –  orientation at school and organizational matters, meeting with Irena Shanahan, Ula Kłobuszewska. You will receive general information about the ULS, we will give you a tour of the buildings, show your classrooms and your office, discuss the organization of the Practicum

Saturday, July 27
* 12.00 ~ 3.30  – meeting at the ULS (Strzegomska St. 55) – intensive preparatory session with your Master Teacher, Irena Shanahan, which should help you prepare for your classes over the weekend. It starts at 12.00 and runs till whenever needed. You will spend some time with group-building activities and then concentrate on your syllabi, lesson plans, class structure, peer observation, needs analysis, and, if time allows, ice-breakers, warm-ups, fillers, etc. You will not be rushed on Saturday or during any of the Techniques classes – you will have as much time as you feel you need.  Whatever you do not cover on Saturday, you will finish up in the Techniques classes. Please, bring your first lesson plan and relevant materials
* 7.00 p.m. – welcome dinner, location tba

Sunday, July 28
Free time on your own. Optional guided tour of Wroclaw. The cost will be shared between those who decide to take part in the tour. The details will be given during the first day of the Orientation

29 July - 9 August - Intensive English Language Course, Monday to Friday, 5.00 to 8.00 p.m.

9 August - FAREWELL PARTY for trainees and students

10 August - departure