No Preparation: Fun and Effective Activities for Language Teachers

Description

Concept by Zsuzsa Tölgyesi

Many teachers find it hard to keep students interested and help them learn languages naturally.

This course helps by sharing fun activities that need no preparation and work for any class.

You’ll learn cool ways to teach vocabulary, grammar, listening, speaking, and writing. The goal is to make learning more fun and help students pick up languages without even realizing it.

During the course, you’ll gain access to a toolkit filled with ready-to-use activities. They’re interactive and will grab your students’ attention, making your classes more exciting.

Plus, you’ll spend less time preparing, and your students’ creativity and independence will shine.

By the end, you’ll have lots of new teaching ideas and feel more confident in class.

Your students will be more excited about learning languages, and your lessons will be full of energy and creativity.

What is included

 Unmatched Support: full day chat assistance

 Fully Fundable: tailored on Erasmus+ budgets

 Flexibility Guaranteed: easy changes with minimal restrictions

 360° experience: from coffee breaks to cultural visits

 Post-Course Training: 100€ voucher on 40+ online courses

Learning outcomes

The course will help the participants to:  

  • Implement a wide range of engaging language teaching activities without prior preparation;
  • Enhance student engagement and participation in language learning;
  • Foster a dynamic and inclusive classroom environment conducive to language acquisition;
  • Adapt teaching methods to different learning needs;
  • Evaluate and reflect on the effectiveness of activities to continuously improve teaching practices;
  • Promote communication, collaboration, and enthusiasm among students.

Tentative schedule

Day 1 – Course introduction

  • Introduction to the course, the school, and the external week activities;
  • Icebreaker activities;
  • Presentations of the participants’ schools;
  • Needs analysis.

Day 2 – Team building exercises

  • No prep activities for team building;
  • Cultivating tolerance and acceptance.

Day 3 – Enhancing fluency and engagement

  • Low-tech, high-touch activities;
  • Improving fluency;
  • Role-plays and Simulation Games.

Day 4 – Games, grammar, and real-life context

  • Vocabulary games;
  • Grammar practice in speaking and writing;
  • Using real-life objects.

Day 5 – Interactive comprehension

  • Comprehension activities;
  • Fun, Fast-paced Writing Activities.

Day 6 – Course closure and cultural activities

  • Course evaluation: round-up of acquired competencies, feedback, and discussion;
  • Awarding of the course Certificate of Attendance;
  • Excursion and other external cultural activities.

Dates and locations

= confirmed date

Budapest

Price: 480€*

Ljubljana

Price: 480€*

Rome

Price: 480€*

*A 60 € late registration fee will be applied if you register less than 8 weeks before the course start date.

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