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Methodologies and Approaches
Use simple dramatic techniques to enhance your teaching of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar and motivate your students.
Utilisez des techniques théâtrales simples pour renforcer votre enseignement de la prononciation, du vocabulaire et de la grammaire et motiver vos élèves.
Bibliography compilation from the workshop “Efficient Language Pedagogy – What Second Language Acquisition Research Can Bring to the Classroom”, presented by Dr. Reyes Llopis-García at Barnard College within the Workshop Series:
Methodological Developments in Teaching Spanish as a Second and Foreign Language
A Workshop for Teachers, VII: Acquisition
New York, March 29th, 2014
In this power point from the Penn FLTA orientation Dr. Kathryn K. McMahon introduces the participants to some basic principles underlying teaching the interpretive mode (particularly listening). The presentation includes an audio lesson (not included here) using two short radio news items where the pitfalls of doing an effective listening lesson are demonstrated, and where participants are led to understand the importance of background knowledge for comprehension.InterpretiveModeFLTA
The opening session of the FLTA orientation at Penn gives the participants an introduction to Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) with a brief view of methods and approaches that preceded it in the past, and current extensions of CLT. This version from 2007 was prepared by Nelleke van Deusen-Scholl (then Director of the PLC and now Director of the Yale Language Center) with some input from MaryAnn Julian (formerly of the English Language Programs at Penn).Communicative_Language_Teaching_Today
This session from the Penn FLTA orientation developed by Dr. Nicole Mills in French, introduces the participants to deductive and inductive approaches to teaching grammar. She argues for a guided inductive approach using the PACE model for grammar lessons.Approaches_to_teaching_Grammar
Sample of an in-class writing workshop following the process-writing approach. It is a sample for an Intermediate level but can easily be adjusted to elementary or advanced. The topic is Immigration and it was done after discussing the film “EL Norte”. The Instructions are translated intoWriting_workshop_argumentative-text English.