This highly interactive teacher training course provides the opportunity to look at the role of the native versus the non native speaker of English and the chance to explore the reasons behind teaching the English that we teach.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
Teachers are asked to reflect on the activities, inviting discussion with regard to their own knowledge and experience, teaching methods and contexts, and on adaptation of activities to their own teaching and learning situations. Participants are also introduced to key resources related to the further development of their teaching skills and personal professional development. Both theory and practice are explored, analyzed and discussed, further enabling the participants’ use and development of their teaching and classroom management skills regarding teaching English Culture.
The course ends with an evaluation session, where teachers are asked to reflect upon the value of the knowledge gained on the course. They are also encouraged in this session to create a Personal Development Action Plan, and select activities which they would like to try out in their own classes. They are invited to join the York Associates Community, which allows networking and contact with the trainers and fellow colleagues, and with participants from other courses.
In the unlikely event of a course not recruiting sufficient numbers you would be offered an alternative.
|Session One||Session Two||Session Three|
Introduction to the course: objectives and methodology
|What are we teaching?|
CLIL, ESP, EMI vs EAP
|The history of English language and why is became a global language
|TUESDAY||What is the Culture of English? |
Definitions of English as a lingua franca
|EFL vs ELF |
Pros and cons of ELF
|The concept of “standard English”|
|WEDNESDAY||Kachru’s model of Global Englishes (the Inner, Outer and Expanding Circles)||The Four Dimensions of Monolithism||Adaptation and accommodation:
Native and Non- Native English Speakers