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Professional Practicum 2C-289015G1 Susannah Monge Guerrero
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>The Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano is a nonprofit assoc...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>CCCN Courses </li></ul><ul><li>English Now Integrated Skills </li></u...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Task based instruction is characterized by activities that engage lan...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Professional Practicum / Teacher’s Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Englis...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Bibliographical Resources </li></ul><ul><li>American Headway, Book 1 ...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Description of Classroom and Equipment Available </li></ul><ul><li>20...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Mark Twain Library  </li></ul><ul><li>Education USA Advising Center <...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Contents to be covered during practicum  </li></ul><ul><li>English   ...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><ul><li>Introduce yourself and others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Explore different native and non-native accents </li></ul><ul><li>Exp...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>English Now Integrated Skills 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to conversat...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Write informal letters  </li></ul><ul><li>Describe a person  </li></u...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Speak Plus Intensive 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Being happy, smiling, and ch...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Telephone conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><l...
Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Two goals concerning students’ learning  </li></ul><ul><li>Minimize S...
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  1. 1. Professional Practicum 2C-289015G1 Susannah Monge Guerrero
  2. 2. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>The Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano is a nonprofit association founded in 1945, pioneer and leader in the English teaching in Costa Rica and declared of public interest in 1993 by the Government. The Centro Cultural offers Costa Ricans the best tools for professional and personal development through language programs and exchange experiences that promote the relations between Costa Rica and the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Mission: To provide the best tools for global success through innovative language and intercultural programs that foster understanding and friendship between the peoples of Costa Rica and the United States of America. </li></ul><ul><li>It is located in San Pedro. </li></ul><ul><li>Priscilla Herrera Ortiz - 22077522 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>CCCN Courses </li></ul><ul><li>English Now Integrated Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teens Xtreme </li></ul><ul><li>Speak Plus Intensive </li></ul><ul><li>English for Kids </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Program </li></ul><ul><li>TOEFL Preparation Course </li></ul><ul><li>TOEIC Preparation Course </li></ul>
  4. 4. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Task based instruction is characterized by activities that engage languages learners in meaningful, goal-oriented communication, to solve problems, complete tasks, and reach decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Leader: Luis Diego Guillén Jiménez </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree in English Language Instruction – Universidad de Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone number: 22 07 75 18 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Professional Practicum / Teacher’s Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>English Now Integrated Skills - Level 1 – American Headway (book) </li></ul><ul><li>17 students </li></ul><ul><li>- Gramar and Pronunciation / + Self-motivation </li></ul><ul><li>English Now Integrated Skills – Level 4 – American Headway (book) </li></ul><ul><li>19 students </li></ul><ul><li> - Pronunciation / + Self-motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Speak Plus Intensive – Level 4 – American Inside Out (book) </li></ul><ul><li>14 students </li></ul><ul><li> - Pronunciation / + Self-motivation </li></ul>
  6. 6. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Bibliographical Resources </li></ul><ul><li>American Headway, Book 1 (Units 1 to 4): student book and workbook, by John and Liz Soars (Oxford University Press) </li></ul><ul><li>American Headway, Book 2 ( Units 1 to 4): student book and workbook, by John and Liz Soars. (Oxford University Press) </li></ul><ul><li>American Inside Out Pre-Intermediate (Units 11-20) by Sue Kay and Vaughan Jones, and published by Macmillan. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Description of Classroom and Equipment Available </li></ul><ul><li>20 to 24 chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s desk </li></ul><ul><li>White board </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Studio </li></ul><ul><li>Markers </li></ul><ul><li>Air conditioning </li></ul><ul><li>Take recorder </li></ul>
  8. 8. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Mark Twain Library </li></ul><ul><li>Education USA Advising Center </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>Net Library </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Franklin Chang Scholarship Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Eugene O’nell Theater </li></ul><ul><li>Sophia Wanamaker Galleries </li></ul>
  9. 9. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Contents to be covered during practicum </li></ul><ul><li>English Now Integrated Skills – Level 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Basic conversations about personal information and family </li></ul><ul><li>Short telephone conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Short conversations at restaurants and cafeterias </li></ul><ul><li>People narrating their daily routines </li></ul><ul><li>Conversations about people’s jobs </li></ul><ul><li>People telling what their favorite season of the year is </li></ul>
  10. 10. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><ul><li>Introduce yourself and others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify people and their nationality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify objects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for and provide spelling of words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give and ask for phone numbers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk about the weather </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Order food in a cafeteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give and ask for prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk about a person’s daily routine, and job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Describe what people do in their free time </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Explore different native and non-native accents </li></ul><ul><li>Explore different concepts of the word “family” </li></ul><ul><li>Explore people from many different countries </li></ul>
  12. 12. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>English Now Integrated Skills 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to conversations, radio programs, extracts from movies, and stories to get specific information and draw differences. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss about ideal neighbors </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange information about neighbors </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about people’s lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange information about immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>Describe countries </li></ul><ul><li>Tell stories </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about your town </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss attitudes to shopping </li></ul>
  13. 13. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Write informal letters </li></ul><ul><li>Describe a person </li></ul><ul><li>Write a story </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out forms </li></ul><ul><li>Different means of communication throughout time </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrant lifestyles in the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Unusual incidents in the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Shopping in different parts of the world </li></ul>
  14. 14. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Speak Plus Intensive 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Being happy, smiling, and character </li></ul><ul><li>Rebels and their behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Things that you did wrong as a child </li></ul><ul><li>Dance clubs and places to have fun </li></ul><ul><li>Teenagers and parents </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone calls </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy people </li></ul><ul><li>Wild animals and pets </li></ul><ul><li>Strange experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Dream cars </li></ul>
  15. 15. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Telephone conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Radio talk shows </li></ul><ul><li>Short conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizing and producing the sounds of the plural form of nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Stress in nouns ending in -ion </li></ul><ul><li>Sounds and spelling </li></ul><ul><li>Homophones </li></ul>
  16. 16. Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano <ul><li>Two goals concerning students’ learning </li></ul><ul><li>Minimize Spanish usage in the class. </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance their pronunciation (verbs in past, and past participe). </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students to be curious about learning vocabulary by using dictionaries, and other methods such us shadowing. </li></ul>Professional Practicum - CCCN - Susana Monge ULACIT 2011
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