A highly practical one-week training programme which covers a broad span of teaching ideas and activities to enhance teachers’ knowledge, enliven lessons and make them more motivating. This course addresses language teachers and educators in secondary, vocational and adult education sectors.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
The course ends with an evaluation session, in which you will be asked to reflect upon the knowledge you have gained during the course.
You will also be encouraged in this session to create a Personal Development Action Plan, and select activities that you would like to try out in your own classes.
You will also be invited to join the York Associates Community, which allows networking and contact with the trainers and fellow participants from the programme, as well as learners from York Associates’ other courses.
There is also the opportunity for follow-up online training sessions to further consolidate your learning and reflect on how you are implementing what you learnt on the course into your own contexts.
Please note that these trainers might not be the actual trainers delivering your course.
|Session One||Session Two||Session Three|
View of language learning
|Teaching methods of the past and present||Task-based Learning|
|Tuesday||Using drama||The Lexical Approach||Dictations, lexical exercises and corpora|
|Wednesday||Views of grammar |
|Using the Internet and mobile devices||Using videos in the classroom|
|Thursday||Alternative approaches: NLP and TPR||Using music in the classroom||Free time /
|Friday||Alternative approaches: Dogme and using emergent language||English as a Lingua Franca (ELF)||What can we learn from the past …and CPD|