This course looks at the challenges of using English as a medium of instruction for teachers and students who are non-native English speakers. It introduces some key principles along with a range of different approaches and ideas. The primary focus is on practical ways of introducing English as a Medium of Instruction into existing course programmes and into a classroom teaching environment.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
If you are from a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you will need a visa. Students from certain countries do not need to apply for a visa before arriving in the UK. You can check if you need to apply for a visa on the UK Visas and Immigration website.
In the unlikely event of a course not recruiting sufficient numbers you would be offered an alternative.
|TIME||Session One||Session Two||Session Three|
Introduction to the course: objectives and methodology
|Types of EMI and the English being used|
Defining the elements of best practice
|Challenges and opportunities|
|TUESDAY||Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS)||Meeting the needs of your students||TBL Bloom’s Taxonomy
Anderson and Krathwohl
|WEDNESDAY||Understanding the acquisition and use of language||Managing change: roles and|
Community into the
|THURSDAY||Translating theory into practice Practicalities|
Competences Can Do’s
|Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP)||Self-study /
|FRIDAY||Teaching practice Peer feedback||Teaching practice Peer feedback||Conclusion and