Creative Methodology in Language Teaching

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Target group: Teachers, Trainers
Required level of English: B1 (intermediate)
Number of participants: 8 - 15
Price per participant 490 Euro (20% VAT included)
Place: Halenárska 7, Trnava, Slovakia
Dates: 17th - 21st August 2020
Days: Monday - Friday
Times: Daily from 09,00 to 15,30
Aim:

The aim of the course is for the participants to learn and experience the beauty of the innovative methods in modern language teaching. Main focus is on the practicality of the learner-centred approach. The course aims to give participants the essential knowledge, hands-on teaching experience and classroom confidence.

Specific objectives:
  • The participants will gain essential knowledge on how languages are learned, why intrinsic motivation is important, and also know more about the theory & principles of English language teaching, including innovative methods, approaches & techniques.
  • The course will enable the participants to develop a range of practical skills for teaching English. In the final part, the focus shifts to the specifics of teaching Business English, Academic English, English for Work & English for Exams. Their performance will be accomplished by demostrating their ability to apply the acquired knowledge & skills in a real teaching context.
Content:

 

  • Effective class management. Classroom discipline. Classroom language
  • Teaching English to young learners. Characteristics of young language learners.
  • Teaching teenagers & adult learners. Characteristics of adolescents & adult learners.
  • Choosing the right coursebook and teaching materials
  • Evaluation, assessment, testing. Observation & quality assurance.
  • Innovative approaches and methods.
Trainer and Course Leader: Sharka Dohnalová
Course Developer: Jana Chynoradská