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Using Grammar to Empower Learners in MFL: Practical Strategies for Success

Course code: 
ML0032
With the renewed Key Stage 3 Framework for Languages following
the KS2 Framework for Languages closely, there is a requirement
for students to display knowledge about a language, together with
language learning strategies. It is therefore vital that teachers of
MFL deliver this in ways which engage learners and consolidate
and extend their grasp of key language structures.
 
This one-day course will offer delegates practical guidance on how
to teach and reinforce grammar effectively. It will offer tried and
tested strategies to aid students’ learning and provide stretch and
challenge for students including those aiming for A* grades.

 

Aims of the course are to:

  • Making the Target Language an Effective Grammar Learning Tool

  • Essential Grammar for KS3: Making Links and Transferring

    Understanding

  • Making the Most of Tenses in Writing and Speaking: Hints, Tips

    and Guidance

  • Effectively Using a Wider Range of Structures in Controlled

    Assessments

  • Maximising the Potential of Reinforcement Strategies

    Translation Starters and Essay Writing Frames

  •  Successful Grammar Structures for A*: Ensuring Stretch and

     Challenge in MFL
     

Who should attend?

Teachers of KS3 and KS4 MFL in Schools; Heads of MFL and
Curriculum Leaders of Languages.
 

Programme

9:30

Arrival, registration and coffee

13:15

Restaurant Lunch

10:00

Making an Impact in your Grammar Teaching

• Successfully Teaching the Basics - For

• Example, je, j’, j’ai, j’aime

• Making the Target Language an Effective

• Grammar Learning Tool

• Essential Grammar

Communicating Simply in the Past, Present and Future

• Practical Strategies to Ensure Students Understand Different Tenses

• Making the Most of Tenses in Writing and Speaking: Hints, Tips and Guidance

14:00

Making a Difference with Grammar at KS4

• Effectively Using a Wider Range of Structures in Controlled Assessments

Practical Approaches to Make Grammar More Appealing

Successful Grammar Structures for A*: Ensuring Stretch and Challenge in MFL

12:00

Coffee

15:35

Evaluation and close of course

12:00

Extending Student Utterances!

• Making Best Use of Reinforcement Strategies: Translation Starters and Essay Writing Frames

• Establishing a Corrections Policy

  

Tony E

Tony is an Advanced Skills Teacher and Head of MFL in a Manchester School that has Languages as a second Specialism. He is an author of several popular MFL textbooks and an inspirational trainer and presenter. Many of his articles have appeared in the Times Educational Supplement. Whilst Tony’s strategies can be transferred to any modern foreign language, the majority of his materials will be in French.

Suitable for: 
Preparatory/Primary, Senior/Secondary, Special Schools, Post 16/FE Colleges
Availability: 
Scheduled Events, In-school Training
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Fri, 08 Jul 2016
London
£299.00 inc VAT
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