Spanish Language and Culture Course: Teaching Methods and the Art of Teaching

Spanish Language and Culture Course: Teaching Methods and the Art of Teaching

PARTICIPANTS

This course is specially designed for teachers of Spanish as a foreign language, teachers of bilingual programs, immersion programs and of Spanish to Spanish speakers. Students must have a minimum Spanish language level of B2 (CEFR), equivalent to ACTFL Advanced Low.

Consejería de Educación en Estados Unidos y Canadá

DURATION

A three-week course (60 hours of theory and practice).

Dates: 4 -22 July 2016.

REGISTRATION

Spanish teachers in the EEUU and Canada

Spanish teachers in other countries

TIMETABLE

Four hours a day in the morning from Monday to Friday. Complementary cultural visits and activities in the afternoons and at weekends.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS PER GROUP

Groups with between 15 and 25 participants

OBJECTIVES

To reflect on methodological aspects applied to teaching and update learning proposals and teaching styles.

To widen participants’ knowledge of current Hispanic culture in its European and American forms.

To improve linguistic competence in Spanish, especially in oral expression.

CONTENTS

Linguistic update (15 hours)

Grammar and error analysis (10 hours)

Songs in the Spanish as a foreign language classroom (4 hours)

Materials and methods for teaching Spanish as a foreign language (4 hours)

Conversation (4 hours) or The current socio-political situation (4 hours)

The socio-cultural component (6 hours) or Current literary trends in Spain and Latin America (5 hours)

Andalusia in history, literature and art (5 hours)

Popular Spanish culture (3 hours)

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

1. Albayzin

2. Cathedral and Royal Chapel

3. Alhambra

4. Sacromonte Abbey

5. Flamenco workshop

ASSESSMENT

Attendance (minimum 90%), assignments and active participation in class will be assessed.

CONTACT

For further details, please do not hesitate to contact us.