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Internationalhouse

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En la siguiente presentación, puedes consultar la información sobre el curso de verano basado en AICLE que realizaron 7 docentes de Castilla La Mancha, organizado por International House de Belfast, del 5 al 16 de julio de 2010, dentro de las actividades de formación del proyecto.

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Internationalhouse

  1. 1. International House BelfastCourse: General English Language and CLIL5 July – 16 July 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  2. 2. IntroductionThe International House World OrganisationFounded in 1953, International House is a network of more than 140 schools around the world, all committed to the highest standards ineducation and business.A key aim of International House is to raise the standards of language teaching around the world. One important way in which we do this isthrough Teacher Training courses for which International House has a world-wide reputation.International House BelfastPaul McMullan – Director International House BelfastHelen Mitchell – Director of Studies International House BelfastMarta Gonzalez – Co-ordinator of Modern LanguagesNathalie Verdoene – Office Manager International House BelfastIH Belfast is a specialist language school set up by a group of language teaching professionals with over 30 years experience in the field.Opened in April 2007, IH Belfast has already received thousands of students from all over the world. The British Council granted usaccreditation within our first year of opening with points of excellence for teaching, both in our Executive Immersion and General EnglishCourses. IH Belfast is a Cambridge Teacher Training and ESOL Exam Centre. We are also members of English UK and MEI RELSA.International House Belfast is fast building a reputation for excellence in teacher training through our Cambridge CELTA courses. We areinvolved in various Comenius Regio projects involving teacher training at home and abroad. We also prepare Queen’s University languagestudents for their teaching year abroad.
  3. 3. PreparationParticipants are asked to complete an application form that serves as an analysis of their previous experience, their level of English and theirneeds in relation to CLIL teaching. They are also asked to identify an area of work (topic, scheme of work, use of target language etc.), that theywould like to develop and bring appropriate materials from home.ObjectivesThis course is designed for teachers in secondary education, and is aimed at teachers with B1 – B2 level of English onwards..The main objective of the course is to improve their own level of English, consider C.L.I.L. methodology, acquire expertise and fresh ideas forteaching their subject in English and work with colleagues in their subject area to produce a piece of work (E.g. sequence of lessons, actionplan, project etc) that can be trialled in their classroom(s) on their return. • By the end of this course participants will have: • gained in confidence and fluency in their own use of English. • developed awareness of the characteristics and needs of the CLIL learner in second language acquisition; • refreshed their knowledge of different learning styles; • experienced and tried out teaching activities that maximise pupil involvement and the use of English in CLIL lessons; • worked with Northern Irish colleagues in their subject area to produce a piece of work (E.g. sequence of lessons, action plan, project etc) that can be trialled in their classroom(s) on their return.Teachers will have specific afternoon sessions depending on the subjects they teach.The subjects this course caters for are: • Science • Music • Art • Physical Education
  4. 4. Weekly Course Structure and TimetableDay/Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday SundayMorning General English General English General English General English General English Suggested Free day09:00 – 13:00 ActivityLunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Full dayAfternoon Programme of CLIL sessions:, Programme of CLIL sessions:, Programme of excursion to the14:00 – 16:30 social and workshops and social and workshops and social and North Antrim cultural information cultural information cultural Coast, includes activities around exchange with activities around exchange with activities around the Giant’s Belfast local Northern Belfast local Northern Belfast Causeway, (optional) or Irish teachers of (optional) or Irish teachers of (optional) or Carrickarede, preparation time their subject. preparation time their subject. preparation time Dunluce Castle for materials or for materials or for materials or and a visit to the tasks deriving tasks deriving tasks deriving seaside town of from the CLIL from the CLIL from the CLIL Portrush. sessions. sessions. sessions. Accommodation (4 July – 17 July) Participants can choose between: • Host families • University residence • Shared apartments Or make their own arrangements
  5. 5. Weekend ActivitiesGiven the proximity of the school to Belfast it is very easy to arrange visits to places of interest in the city, and there are plenty of stunninglocations to visit at the weekends, including the Mountains of Mourne, the Glens of Antrim, Marble Arch Caves and the Giants Causeway.
  6. 6. PriceCourse £520.00AccommodationHome stay half board £285.00University Residence (self catering) £255.00Shared apartments (self catering) £255.00Airport transfer to accommodation on arrival (Belfast only) £ 50.00Optional Saturday full day excursion £ 25.00Booking your courseIn order to book your course please contact us at study@ihbelfast.com and we will send you a registration form and a preliminary questionnaire.

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