Teaching in English (blended)

This course is essential for teaching staff who would like to improve their English skills and acquire some basic CLIL skills for the English-medium classroom.

 

 

€545,00

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Starting from 8 January 2018

About the Teaching in English (blended) course

The Teaching in English (blended) course is a Professional development course for teaching staff.

Nowadays, teaching staff in higher education are increasingly required to teach in English. For this, they need an excellent command of English and a thorough awareness of the CLIL theory (Content and Language Integrated Learning). This course is developed for subject lecturers/teaching staff who teach or will be teaching (international) classes through the medium of English.

The course will address the following topics and skills:

  • English language skills (oral fluency practice; vocabulary development; classroom (management) language; discourse-organising language; rephrasing; summarizing; grammar revision if necessary).
  • Teaching skills (e.g. ways to enliven lectures and seminars and get the message across: engaging students, scaffolding: pre-teaching).
  • Practice activities (e.g. teaching sessions; speaking activities).
  • Awareness-raising activities (e.g. discussing CLIL strategies; sharing experiences; reflecting on teaching methods, refining skills and developing new ones).

Are you interested in this course and would you like to take sneak peak? Take a look at our free demo course Teaching in English.

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Learning goals

This Teaching in English (blended) course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B2+ in a short period of time. You can start with level B2.

This blended course is concerned with teaching through English to (international) students. It provides opportunities for learning through reflection, practice and discussion. Through several online modules, you will reflect on your approach to English-medium teaching and you will be able to prepare your lecture practice. This means that you can partly work in your own time at a place you prefer.

 

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Method

During two class sessions, you will practice teaching through English and receive feedback on your performances; you will discuss your experiences with other participants; you will explore the dynamics of the English-medium classroom and you will activate and expand English through participation in an English-medium course.

Each participant is expected to teach a 15 to 20 – minute class session (part of a lecture or tutorial). The program consists of online tasks, whole-group activities, small-group work and individual study.

 

 

 

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Time Investment

The Teaching in English (blended) course program consists of 4 online modules and 2 class sessions. You should expect to do additional self-study during the course (e.g. preparing for follow-up teaching sessions), approximately 2 hours per session.

 

 

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Practical

The language of instruction is English.

Each participant is expected to teach a 15 to 20 – minute class session (part of a lecture or tutorial). The program consists of online tasks, whole-group activities, small-group work and individual study.

If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 25% discount.

 

 

 

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