English Language Programs

Laureate Developmental (DM) Courses

Induction Module aims to;

  • introduce you to a range of classroom skills and materials,
  • review the key principles of communicative language teaching.

 

Developmental Module 1 – How to Teach Reading & Listening aims to;

  • review the skills of reading and listening and why we teach them,
  • consider the challenges learners face with developing these skills,
  • broaden your knowledge and abilities to successfully teach these skills in the classroom,
  • examine a range of communicative activities for developing learners’ reading and listening skills.

 

Developmental Module 2 – How to Teach Writing & Speaking aims to;

  • review the skills of writing and speaking and why we teach them,
  • consider the challenges learners face with developing these skills,
  • broaden your knowledge and abilities to successfully teach these skills in the classroom,
  • examine a range of communicative activities for developing learners’ writing and speaking skills.

 

Developmental Module 3 – How to Teach with Technology aims to;

  • review and expand on a few basic computer skills which are useful for teachers,
  • review and explore a number of technology tools for teachers,
  • consider how teachers can most effectively use technology and the Internet in the classroom,
  • broaden your knowledge and abilities to successfully integrate technology into your syllabus,
  • lay the foundations for ongoing professional development for your use and application of technology in your teaching context.

 

Developmental Module 4 – How to Teach Grammar, Vocabulary and Pronunciation aims to;

  • review the areas of grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation and why we teach them,
  • consider the challenges learners face with developing their language abilities in these areas,
  • broaden your knowledge and abilities to successfully teach these areas in the classroom,
  • examine a range of communicative activities for developing learners’ grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Additional Laureate Online Courses aims to;

 

provide a variety of academic resources designed to support the faculty in their daily teaching and learning activities; these are self-paced courses without compulsory observations and the courses are delivered via the Faculty Developmental Portal and Webinars (See, https://my.laureate.net/services/pages/faculty.aspx)