KA1 COURSE

ENHANCING COMMUNICATION IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM 

 

 

Course summary

 

 

This course is appropriate for English teachers who want to enrich their teaching practice by being in touch with ideas that will motivate students to communicate in L2.

The course focuses on practical classroom activities and resources and will provide participants with a refreshing variety of teaching techniques for the classroom.

 

Course objectives

 

The course aims at providing the participants with opportunities to refresh their methodology as well as sharing ideas on teaching practice and gain confidence in their own teaching methodology.

As a result of attending this course, the participants will feel more knowledgeable and confident in their daily teaching once all the activities will be directed to motivate students to communicate.

 

Learning outcomes:

 

  • Creative ideas to make your classes more lively and interactive

  • Enhancement of participants’ knowledge, skills and competencies relating to their work practice

  • Transferring and sharing core values, experiences and effective teaching practices with other teachers and colleagues

  • Practical activities for teaching challenging classes

  • Providing teachers with an insight into Porto culture and heritage

 

 

Location and Dates

 

In Porto – Portugal

  • 09 Aug 2020 to 14 Aug 2020    CONFIRMED!

  • 08 Aug 2021 to 13 Aug 2021

 

 

 

Course Duration and Costs

All costs of our courses can be supported with a grant under KA1 of the Erasmus+programme.


Learning Together charges for a 6 days course 570 euros per participant (A+B).


A - Course fee and Duration:

For our 6 days course, the price fee is 420 euro for tuition and materials (6 day course x 70,00 Euros per day ). This is covered with the course fee that you get with your KA1 grant: 70 euro per day.


B - Organizational Support:

Payment of 130 EUR per participant (total amount). Each educational organization also receives 350 Euros per participant for organizational support. Learning Together will only charge you 150 Euros for administration and organization costs (Local organization, pedagogic support activities, learning validation, certification and Europass Mobility validation). This fee also includes our social program, which you can see below.

 

Social Program
Cultural Heritage day : Guide visit to the city of Porto;
- Visit 
to” Ribeira” and Boat Trip;

- Visit to the Port Wine Cellars.

To be paid by yourself from the KA1 grant


 

  • Your grant covers travel costs. The amount is calculated based on the distance that you need to travel from your home place to the course.

 

  • Your accommodation and meals will be assured through "Individual Support".                                                              The amount that you receive to cover the costs of your stay depends on the country that you choose. The range for Portugal is between 60-120 Euros per day and participant. This amount covers your stay at hotel and your meals. Learning Together doesn´t book your stay at the hotel, but we can give you tips and advice for your booking. Plenty of restaurants are available on the city for your daily meals. This option allows you to explore freely our city, hotels, restaurants and course travels.

“‘Getting students to talk’ is the major and one of the most difficult tasks confronting any teacher of languages.” Professor Christoph N. Candlin