2022 GROW 2 - Teaching Chinese with Confidence
Course Duration
10 month programme
Date/Time

23 February - 7 November 2022

Overview

This program is aimed at TEACHERS of CHINESE LANGUAGE who wish to improve their confidence in teaching Chinese in the NZ classroom, to make their lessons fun and engaging, to pursue an inquiry focusing on teaching methods and approaches, and to enhance students’ communication in Chinese. This Grow cluster will provide the following support to Chinese language teachers:

  • Develop language knowledge and experiment with effective Chinese language pedagogies in the NZ classroom 
  • Work together to plan Chinese lessons and develop comprehensive language teaching programmes
  • Discuss the specific challenges that you are facing and explore possible solutions and hands-on teaching tips

Workshop 1

Learn/Revisit

Ellis and ICLT principles 
Chinese language pedagogy in the NZ classroom

 

 


Wed 23 Feb

9.00am-3.00pm

Workshop 2

Learn/Revisit

Teaching Chinese characters
 

 

 

 

 

Thu 17 Mar

4.00pm-5.00pm online

Workshop 3

Design/Examine

Planning lessons
 

 

 

 

 

Thu 5 May

4.00pm-5.00pm online

Workshop 4 

Explore & Experience

Hands-on teaching tips and effective teaching skills

 

 

 

 

Wed 15 Jun

9.00am-3.00pm

Workshop 5 

Develop/Share

Developing a comprehensive lesson/unit plan 

Sharing more tools and teaching resources

 

 

 

Mon 1 Aug
4.00pm-5.00pm online

Workshop 6 

Report/Plan

Inquiry presentations and next steps

 

 

 

 

Mon 7 Nov

4.00pm-5.00pm online