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Teaching EFL to Young Learners and Teenagers

 

 

 

 

 

The IATEFL YLTSIG EVO 2015 sessions will examine teaching English to Young Learners and Teens from around the world using using storytelling and drama, games, and action songs. 

 

 

Session Objectives

 

By the end of this workshop, participants will have:

 

  • brainstormed and discussed topical issues of concern in teaching YLTs around the world

  • discussed methods of teaching young learners via storytelling and drama, games, actions songs, and arts and craft

  • created activities using storytelling and drama, games, action songs, and arts and craft.

 

 

 

Target audience


These sessions are designed for all those involved in teaching young learners and teens irrespective of context or degree of experience. Participants will be expected to have the basic skills necessary to facilitate communication via an online discussion group.

 

 


Syllabus 

 

Weekly Content

 

 

Week 1   (Jan 10 - 17, 2016)

 

During week 1 of the course, participants will

 

  • join the meeting places

  • get acquainted with the other members

  • learn to navigate the group environments

  • get a general view of the topics for weeks 2-5

  • brainstorm and discuss topical issues of concern in teaching YLTs around the world

 

 

Week 2  (Jan 18 - 24, 2016)

 

During week 2 of the course, participants will:

 

  • discuss theories of teaching and learning English language skills via storytelling and drama 

  • discuss storytelling and drama in the YLT classroom 

  • consider the benefits and challenges involved in using storytelling and drama

  • create activities that involve storytelling and drama

 

 

Week 3   (Jan 25 - 31, 2016)

 

During week 3 of the course, participants will

 

  • discuss theories of teaching and learning English language skills via games 

  • discuss games in the YLT classroom 

  • consider the benefits and challenges involved in using games

  • create activities that involve games

 

 

 

Week 4  (Feb 1 - 7, 2016)

 

During week 4, participants will

 

  • discuss theories of teaching and learning English language skills via action songs 

  • discuss action songs in the YLT classroom 

  • consider the benefits and challenges involved in using action songs

  • create activities that involve action songs

 

 

Week 5  (Feb 8-14, 2016)

 

During week 5, participants will:

 

Showcase their reflections using blog posts, presentations, and video tutorials. 

 

 


Session Communication Tools

 

  • Moodle LMS
  • Zoom.us
  • WizIQ Virtual Class 

 

Technology:

 

Power Points presentations, Video tutorials using movenote and screencast-o-matic, blogs to reflect and share.

 

 


Sponsors

 

IATEFL YLT SIG

 

 


 

Join this session

 

 

 

The action starts on Jan 10, 2016.

 

To join this group:

 

From January 3rd :

 

  1. Go to: Teaching EFL for Young Learners EVO 2016
  2. Sign up. 
  3. Confirm email.
  4. Enrol in Teaching EFL for Young Learners EVO 2016 

 

 

 


 


Moderators

 

Deutsch, Nellie

 

nellie.muller.deutsch@gmail.com

Canada

Dr. Nellie Deutsch has taught English in high school and higher education for over 30 years. She has been integrating technology into her EFL classes since the early 90s.

Goodger, Charles

goodger.charles@gmail.com

Italy

Charles Goodger is an English teacher, musician, teacher trainer, digital materials writer, playwright, songwriter and entrepreneur.

He is committed to helping teachers use action songs effectively in the classroom. He believes in the emotional power of music and movement to enhance the learning process. Goodger’s action songs are now used in schools in over 120 countries around the world.

Chattopadhyay, Kalyan

profkalyan@gmail.com

India

Kalyan Chattopadhyay works as a teacher trainer, lecturer, researcher, and consultant in a range of contexts. He has given plenary and invited talks in Cambodia, China, Nepal, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, UK, and Vietnam. He has long-standing interest in technology-assisted language learning, and teaching young learners.

He is the Coordinator, IATEFL, Young Learners and Teenagers SIG and Vice President, Asia Association of Computer Assisted Language Learning. An alumnus of the University of Leeds, and Hornby Trust (UK) he works as the Director, English Language Centre, Bankim Sardar College. He has written course books for the Cambridge University Press, and has received prestigious IELTS research award in 2014. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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