GROW 18 - Teaching a Language as a Native Speaker
Course Duration
10 month programme
Date/Time

18 February - 2 November 2021

Overview

This series of workshops is aimed at native speakers of the language they teach. Strategies covered will consist of such things as:

  • Understanding the challenges of their own languages and skills to break these down into manageable chunks
  • Ensuring input in the target language is comprehensible and consistent, and students have multiple opportunities for language input/output/interaction
  • Confidence in understanding of and implementation of the NZC
  • Exploring communication - language and culture - what does this mean in the classroom

Workshop 1

Learn/Revisit
Inquiry

 

 

 

Thur 18 February 

9.30am-3.30pm

Workshop 2

Explore/
Examine

Tailored to needs of the cluster

 

Tues 16 March

3.30pm-4.40pm - Online

Workshop 3

Explore/
Examine

Tailored to needs of the cluster
 

Mon 24 May 16 June

3.30-4.30pm - Online

Workshop 4 

Share/
Discuss

 

 

Thur 1 July

9.30am-3.30pm

Workshop 5 

Discussion after engagement with Choice Board online

 

Wed 15 September

3.30-4.30pm - Online

Workshop 6 

Report/Plan

Inquiry presentations and next steps

 

Tue 2 November 

3.30pm-5.30pm - Online

 

REGISTER

This series of workshops is aimed at native speakers of the language they teach. 

Strategies covered will consist of such things as: 

  • Understanding the challenges of their own languages and skills to break these down into manageable chunks
  • Ensuring input in the target language is comprehensible and consistent, and students have multiple opportunities for language input/output/interaction
  • Confidence in understanding of and implementation of the NZC
  • Exploring communication - language and culture - what does this mean in the classroom