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Teaching GCSE French & Spanish

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The course is designed for recently qualified and experienced teachers who will be
teaching Spanish and French at GCSE level.
Familiarise yourself with the new GCSE structure, content and assessment pattern &
be taught by native tutors with a long term experience in Secondary and HE education.

Teacher training for GCSE French and Spanish

  • To familiarise yourself with cutting-edge theories and practice in Second Language
  • Acquisition with a focus on the Task-Based Approach;
  • To refresh and consolidate language competence and skills in French or Spanish;
  • To reflect on the target language grammatical and lexical structures to be taught as part o the GCSE programme;
  • To develop strategies to support students through their language learning experience and formative assessment.

Course objectives

The morning sessions will be delivered in English and will comprise a theoretical reflection on
some key aspects of the new GCSE programme, with a focus on the four language skills.
The afternoon sessions will be conducted in the target language (Spanish or French) and will
expand on the content presented in the morning with practical examples based on the Task-
Based Approach.
Participants will be asked to work on a project based on the design of a teaching unit and on a
reflective e-portfolio in support of their learning and teaching experience.
Content and structure of the course
Open to MFL teachers who are currently or not currently teaching at GCSE level;
Teachers not teaching MFL with post A level or good A level qualifications;
Teachers not teaching MFL who are native/near native speakers in French or Spanish;
Specialist MFL teachers who are not currently teaching MFL and need refresher training to
enable a move back to an MFL role, or who have the capacity to teach a new language in
addition to their language specialism.

Dates - London (French & Spanish)

2017 -17th November, 1st & 15th December
2018 -19th January , 2nd & 23rd February,
9th & 23rd March, 27th April, 11th May.

Dates - Norwich (French only)
2018 - 9th February, 2nd & 16th March,
20th April, 11th May

All sessions take place on a Friday and each
session includes 6 hours teaching time
London: 9.00 -16.00 (French and Spanish)
10 sessions x 6 hours = 60 hours
Norwich: 10.00- 16.30 (only French)
5 sessions x 6 hours = 30 hours
Please note: Lunch & refreshments will be
included.

London: Lambeth Teaching School Alliance, The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, SE11 5RR

Norwich: Norwich Professional Development Centre, 144 Woodside Rd, Norwich, NR7 9QL

More details: www.ltsa.org.uk, admin@ltsa.org.uk or 0203 752 5845


More details: www.ltsa.org.uk, admin@ltsa.org.uk or 0203 752 5846

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