Culture-Curated Language Learning
Empowering Language Programs: A Journey from Grammar Translation to Global Proficiency
- 6 hr6 hours
- 3,000 US dollars$3,000
- Virtual Conference
Unlock the potential of communicative language teaching and transform your classes into vibrant, culturally rich spaces with this full-day workshop tailored for language programs of all levels and languages. Overview: Are you a language teacher seeking to transition from traditional grammar-translation methods to a dynamic communicative language program? Join us for an immersive workshop designed to guide you through this transformative journey. Key Features: Cultural Inclusivity: Explore and integrate the cultural practices and products of historically marginalized peoples from around the world, gaining a deeper understanding of diverse perspectives. Curriculum Framework: Receive a comprehensive framework to craft units that seamlessly align with ACTFL World-Readiness Standards, ensuring your curriculum meets the evolving needs of language learners. Hands-On Mastery: Master essential techniques such as Map Talks, PQA (Personalized Questions and Answers), and other Acquisition-Driven Instructional Methods through interactive sessions. Walk away with concrete, low-prep practices ready for immediate implementation. Online Materials: Access workshop materials and instructions conveniently online, making it easy for you to engage and revisit the content at your own pace. Workshop Structure: The workshop spans two engaging sessions, each lasting three hours with a break in between. Dive into practical strategies, collaborative discussions, and hands-on activities that will leave you equipped and inspired. Follow-Up Support: Stay connected after the workshop with opportunities for Q&A sessions and continued support. Participants enjoy exclusive access to discounted materials and services, ensuring ongoing success in your communicative language classroom. Outcome: By the end of the workshop, you'll not only have a working understanding of all ACTFL Core Practices, World-Readiness Standards, and 21st Century Learning Skills but also a toolkit of strategies to elevate your language teaching immediately. Transform your language classroom into a hub of global proficiency and intercultural understanding. Join us on this empowering journey – because language education is more than words, it's an experience.