YLAB- geisteswisschenschaftliches Schülerlabor der Universität Göttingen

Teaching Speaking

Seminar für Englische Philologie, Fachdidaktik,
Katharina Delius

Enabling students to speak fluently and spontaneously is an important goal in the foreign language classroom. Yet, many teachers are facing questions of how to choose appropriate material, develop suitable tasks and activate all learners most effectively. This seminar aims at looking at the theory of speaking as a skill, examining different teaching approaches and methods and develop and discuss own teaching materials and learning tasks.

Participants will get the chance to develop micro-teaching units, which will be discussed within the seminar and taught in a workshop for pupils of a year 10. This workshop will take place at the Y-Lab on one day during the semester. The date is now set for January 18th 2017, 7:30am to 13:30pm. You will also need to sit in at least one double lesson in school to get to know the students. Their English classes take place Mondays (7th/8th period, each 2nd week) and Wednesdays (3rd/4th period). Please make sure that you can attend all dates set for the seminar and the workshop.