Workshop Schedule

Pre-Employment TA Training Workshop for Applicants 2023 Schedule.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2023
9:00 am-12:45 pm

Virtual Workshop Via Zoom

9:00 am-
9:20 am

Introduction (Inés Arribas)

Part 1:

  • On the importance of knowing other languages

9:20 am-
9:45 am

Part 2:

  • Discussion on teaching methods 

9:45 am-
10:15 am

Part 3:

  • Teaching techniques
  • Videos: Examples of good/bad classes

10:15 am-
10:35 am

Break (20 minutes)

 

10:35 am-
10:45 am

Part 3 (cont'd):

  • Conversation techniques
  • TA Language Data bank 

 

10:45 am-
11:05 am

Part 4:

  • Discussing classroom management
11:05 am-
11:30 am

Part 5: Teaching with Technology 

11:30 am-12:15 pm

Part 6: Problem-solving situations

 

Part 7: Assignment for Friday:

  • Create a lesson plan based on a level-appropriate theme and the material provided on Moodle. Be ready to share it with the group.
  • Watch "Zapatitos" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGsVZ-JQbuk) and generate an activity based on the short film.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2023 - In-person Language Specific Groups
8:30 am-3:00 pm 

Location: Taylor D, E, F, G

9:00 am-
9:30 am

Breakfast (outside Taylor Hall D)

9:30 am-
10:00 am

  •  “Zapatitos”; students present their activities based on the short film
10:00 am-
12:00 pm
  • Teaching practice (lesson plans, activities, etc.)
  • Discuss candidates' lesson plans and pick an activity to demonstrate

12:00 pm-
1:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:00 pm-3:00 pm

  • Teaching practice (cont'd) 
  • Zoom skills

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2023 (for French session only)
9:00 am

In-Person Practice and Selection 
Location: Taylor D, E, F, G

9:00 am-
9:30 am

Breakfast (outside Taylor Hall D)

9:30 am-
11:30 pm

  • Practice with returning TAs

11:30 pm-
12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:30 pm

  • Presentation and selection of apprentice teachers
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Contact Us

Pre-Employment Language Workshop

Oliva Cardona, Program Assistant
Phone: 610-526-5198
ocardona@brynmawr.edu