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Languages in Context

Main Info

Sector:
SE
Priority:
Professionalisation of teachers and staff (2014-20)
Type of presence:
Online
Venue country:
Ireland
Venue city:
Dublin
Working language:
English
Key Action:
KA2
TCA programme:
Postponed:
No
E+ Academy:
No
Start date:
09.11.2020
End date:
11.11.2020
Subtopic:
newcomersnetworkingraising awareness

TCA Description

Themes and goals:
Are you a language teacher? Do you want to provide your students with more opportunities to put their language learning in context? Then join us for “Languages in Context”, a thematic seminar that will address such issues as student motivation, pronunciation and providing students with meaningful language interactions. The seminar will put a special emphasis on methodologies and ways of using Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) for meaningful language acquisition. Learning a (foreign) language and vocabulary through context is an important but often overlooked aspect of language learning. In addition to the pursuit of language learning in a purely academic setting, the thematic seminar will look at methodologies for language learning that involve teacher and student exchanges, travel and real-life interactions.
Expected results:

This contact and thematic seminar aims to provide both primary and post-primary language teachers with information on using CLIL as a methodology for language learning and will showcase how such an approach can be enhanced by integrating it within an Erasmus+ project and opening the door to teacher and student exchanges. Teachers can expect:

  • To meet other teachers active in Erasmus+ who will showcase how they are using CLIL in their classroom and the impact of their projects;
  • To gain new ideas as well as a better understanding of CLIL and best practices in teacher and student mobility projects; 
  • To learn about professional development opportunities for teachers, such as job-shadowing or training abroad;
  • To learn about Erasmus+ School Exchange Partnerships. Meaningful exchange with peers, travel and real-life interaction can do wonders for student’ motivation to learn a foreign language. These personal experiences can also greatly improve students’ confidence (and pronunciation!) 
Additional information:
This event was initially planned to occur face to face. Unfortunately, due to the impact of Covid-19 on travel restriction and health and safety risks we had to transfer the activity online.

Partners and participants

Organiser NA:
IE01 - Léargas
Number of participants:
30
Profile of participants:

Post- primary school working with young people through languages.

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Pending co-organising partner applications(s)

Pending booked places

Accepted co-organising partner(s)

Accepted places

Co-organising partners:
Pending co-organising partner applications(s):
0
Accepted co-organising partner(s):
0
Sending partners:
AT01 - 2 BE01 - 2 CZ01 - 2 DE03 - 2 DK01 - 2 EE01 - 1 FI01 - 2 FR01 - 3 HU01 - 2 LT01 - 2 MT01 - 2 NL01 - 4 PL01 - 2 SI01 - 2 SK01 - 2 BE03 - 2 SE01 - 3
Pending booked places:
0
Accepted places:
37

Activity Application

Start date of activity application:
10.09.2020
Application deadline:
10.10.2020
Confirmation deadline for Sending NAs:
21.10.2020
Confirmation deadline for Organiser NAs:
15.10.2020
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