Workshop presentation

Yasmeen Al-Tai, Ms.
Centre for Preparatory Studies, Sultan Qaboos University
Yasmeen has been working at the Centre for Preparatory Studies at SQU for 7 years. She has a Masters in TESOL from the University of Stirling, Scotland. She has been a member in the Assessment Unit for 4 years.

Zainab Najwani, Ms.
Centre for Preparatory Studies, Sultan Qaboos University
Zainab is a language instructor at the Centre for Preparatory Studies at SQU. She holds an MA in TESOL and ICT from the University of Leeds, UK. She is interested in autonomous learning and e-learning.

Calm Down Teachers! It’s Student Talk Time (WS20), Workshop
This workshop aims to reflect on teachers’ own practices and beliefs about Teacher Talk Time (TTT) vs. Students Talk Time (STT). It provides an evaluation of the ‘effectiveness’ of TTT in terms of quantity and quality. The presenters will suggest a set of techniques to increase STT and motivate participation.