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LEARNING TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH

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Av. de los Jesuitas, 34

34 Avenida de los Jesuitas

28806 Alcalá de Henares

Spain

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AIMS

  • Identify the specific characteristics of spoken discourse
  • Understand the importance of speaking skills in personal, academic and professional life
  • Identify their own strengths and weaknesses in terms of spoken discourse
  • Design strategies to improve their speaking skills in the future
  • Design a plan of action to improve their speaking skills in the future
  • Understand the main difficulties that learners meet when learning/acquiring speaking skills in English
  • Be aware of different types of speaking activities which they can apply with their pupils

CONTENTS

Unit 1. General foundations of spoken discourse

  1. The nature of spoken discourse
  2. The importance of spoken discourse

Unit 2. The Communicative Approach

  1. The importance of fluency
  2. The importance of accuracy

Unit 3. Developing the Communicative Competence

  1. Developing the Linguistic Competence: grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
  2. Developing the Sociolinguistic Competence
  3. Developing the Pragmatic Competence

Unit 4. Communication Strategies

  1. Using communication strategies to communicate more effectively

HOURS OF STUDY

12 hours of face-to-face classes and 3 hours of self-study.

PRICE

60,99 € (including administrative costs). A 10% discount will be applied to enrolments made before 30 June

PRE-REQUISITES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Students coming from Infant and Primary Education Degrees. Active English teachers who wish to improve their communication skills and acquire ideas to implement speaking strategies in their classrooms. Anyone interest in improving their oral English level.


NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

Minimum group of 15 students.

The management reserves the right to cancel the activity if the minimum number of enrolments is not reached.


START AND END DATES

From 9 to 12 July 2018 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

CERTIFICATION

A CU Cardenal Cisneros certificate is issued upon successful completion of the programme.

TEACHER

Sara García Cuevas is a professor at Centro Universitario Cardenal Cisneros where she teaches classes in English didactics and methodology, while connecting culture with the English classroom, and developing oral and written skills. She is also a tutor for Practicum students (Foreign Language Specialisation) in the online modality.

Her main research focus is teaching English as a foreign language, in particular, developing communication skills and use of literature for teaching English.

ENROLLMENT

To complete the enrolment, you must have completed the registration and paid for the enrolment. Enrolled students will receive an email indicating whether they have been accepted or not on the course. Accepted students will be given an access codes for the Virtual Community.

For more information about the course email: campusplus@cardenalcisneros.es

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34 Avenida de los Jesuitas

28806 Alcalá de Henares

Spain

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