International Summer Program

TEACHING ENGLISH AND SPANISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

From June 9 to June 27

 

TEACHING ENGLISH AND SPANISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

From June 9 to June 27

 

 Venue: University of Alicante campus.

GERMÁN BERNÁCER BUILDING (N.36 Campus map)
FIRST FLOOR CLASSROOM 2

Contact hours: 60 hours. (6 credits)
 

Certificates:
- Certificate of Attendance (minimum of 80% attendance, will be handed in the last day of class)
- Certificate of Achievement: Students need to pass their evaluation to obtain this certificate, will be delivered after receiving final grades before the end of July 2014


Registration: From March 15 until the course is full.
On-line registration available: www.isp.ua.es

 

E-mail: isp@ua.es
Phone contact: 34 (Spain)-965 909 424

 

Requirements: Intermediate English Level 

 

DIRECTOR: Prof. Maria Amparo Aleson Carbonell
        Prof. Dept. Filología inglesa
        Faculta de Filosofía y Letras
        Universidad de Alicante
 

CO-DIRECTOR: Dr. Charles Hall
        Department of English
       
College of Arts and Sciences
       
University of Memphis- USA

 

DESCRIPTION
This International three-week program, taught in English and Spanish, is an excellent opportunity for cross-cultural learning between different students. Students from Memphis (USA) and from different European universities, including Alicante, participate in this program. Several outdoor activities and field trips are included.

SCHEDULE

Classes run MONDAYS through FRIDAY in the morning (9:00 am to 1:30 pm)

CLASSROOM

GERMÁN BERNÁCER BUILDING (N.36 Campus map)
FIRST FLOOR CLASSROOM 2


MODULE A
University of Alicante

 

Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (ELE): 9:00-11:00
Prof. José R. Belda. Departamento de Filología Inglesa (UA)
Prof. María del Mar Galindo Merino. Departamento de Filología Española Lingüística General (UA)


OBJECTIVES: This class will provide the students with the necessary skills to teach Spanish as a foreign language through a communicative and interactive methodology. Spanish, American and other international students will work in small groups where they will learn how to teach effectively in class. 

 

CONTENT:

  1. Teaching Spanish as a Foreign language: models and techniques.
  2. Analysis of methods to teach/learn Spanish as a foreign language
  3. Analysis of materials to teach/learn ELE (pronunciation, vocabulary, listening)
  4. Using the Internet and The New Technologies as a tool to teach/learn
  5. Implementing (Self-) Testing and different assessment methodologies.

 

MODULE B
University of Memphis, USA
 

Teaching English (TEFL) from an American Perspective
Prof. Charles Hall. Department of English. University of Memphis


OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to give participants the basic skills necessary for an introductory career in Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language [EFL/ESL].


CONTENT: The course will cover brief introductions to essential topics including:

  • Your goals, your students’ goals
  • Managing your classroom
  • Culture and Language
  • Learning with Self-Access
  • L1 and L2 learning/acquisition
  • the TEFL Career
  • The 5 Skills: Writing, Listening, Speaking, Reading, Grammaring
  • Teaching evaluation
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • Teaching & Learning Styles
  • Authentic Materials in the Classroom
  • Testing and Assessment
  • Multilevel Classrooms
  • Teaching with Games    
 

 

EVALUATION:
Your grade in this class will depend on your class attendance, participation, a final exam and presentation (team work)

 

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