Project Description

Programme Summary

This course is aimed at language teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, university, adult) and teacher trainers. The course will provide teachers with a range of creative methods and activities for all language skills (reading, listening, speaking, writing, grammar and vocabulary) as well as guidelines on and examples of using and integrating digital tools into their teaching. Emphasis is placed on practical examples and activities that can be adapted for various purposes and across different languages. Teachers will also be provided with example activities for all types of classroom dynamics (individual, pairwork, groupwork) and for encouraging cooperative learning.

Participants will have the opportunity to practise a range of activities and methods that will increase their students’ motivation and participation in class. Teachers will also be able to increase communication and interaction of students in class, creating a positive and encouraging teaching environment.

Teachers will have the opportunity to update and refresh their knowledge and exchange their experiences and examples of good practice with other teachers.

Outcomes

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • employ a range of innovative and creative methods and activities in their language classes
  • use digital tools to make activities more interactive or interesting for their students
  • adapt an activity for different knowledge levels and language skills
  • use interactive methods and activities to increase student motivation and participation
  • meet colleagues from other European countries, share experiences and examples of good practice

Day by Day Programme

Day 1:

  • presentation of the training institution, trainers, and participants
  • introduction to the programme
  • warmers and icebreakers

Day 2:

  • working with new words and grammar
  • working with texts, videos, and music
  • integrating all language skills in the classroom

Day 3:

  • continuous, formative, and summative assessment
  • modern trends in assessment
  • peer and self-assessment

Day 4:

  • digital tools for introducing, practicing and revising vocabulary and grammar
  • activities that increase interest and motivation
  • activities that increase group cohesion

Day 5:

    • adapting activities for different language levels
    • adapting activities for different skills
    • closing and evaluation of the course

Target Groups

  • teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, university, adult)
  • teacher trainers

Course Dates

10. 06. – 14. 06. 2020.
17. 06. – 21. 06. 2020.
24. 06. – 28. 06. 2020.
01. 07. – 05. 07. 2020.
08. 07. – 12. 07. 2020.
26. 08. – 30. 08. 2020.
02.09. – 06. 09. 2020.

Contacts

Adult Education Institution Dante

ADDRESS

Wenzelova 2, Rijeka, Croatia

PIC NUMBER

947034281

PHONE

00385 51 321 336

E-MAIL

tajnica@dante-ri.hr
info@dante-ri.hr

About Rijeka

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