Set of competencies believed to be important to develop in schools in order to help children thrive in today's world.
Field of research and practice dealing with practical problems of language and communication that can be identified, analysed or solved by applying available theories, methods and results of Linguistics or by developing new theoretical and methodological frameworks in Linguistics to work on these problems.
speaking and understanding two different languages
Computer Assisted Language learning
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. A comprehensive framework of language proficiency.
Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
skills related to organization, student discipline, and planning which enable teachers to conduct their classes more easily and smoothly.
practice in which a teacher trainer or senior educator observes specific asppects of another teacher's class and later provides the observee with some feedback.
Content Language Integrated Learning - a term coined by David Marsh which refers to teachers others subjects through a foreign Language having then a dual focused aim.
approach that focuses primarily on teaching a language using real communication contexts and encouraging students to interact using real-life communication strategies.
teaching strategy used to practice chunks of language in a limited way, with focus on accuracy and repetition.
Continuing Professional Development - a must for all in the education Business . Never stop learning
Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Director of Studies
it is the starting point of a project based class. It sets the tone and guides students and teachers through the whole project. They shoudl always be open ended questions with the intent of solving a problem
English for Academic Purposes
English as a Foreign Language
English for General Purposes
English as a Lingua Franca
English Language Learners
English Language Teaching
English as a Second Language
English for Specific Purposes
Reading practice that consists of reading large amounts of materials having meaning as its aim and without the use of tests or fomal language work.
approach to teaching in which students study the content on their own and use classroom time to actively apply and discuss what they have studied with the teacher's help.
Books with language levels simplified to help second language readers.
Information and communication Technology
reading in detail with specific learning aims and tasks.
Kindergarden until 12th grade
prompts are input teachers give students to produce any chunk of language. They can be visual, oral or written.
teacher prepares different activities disposed in different areas of the classroom (stations), through which students, in groups, rotate during the class.
analyses the language based on chunks of language instead grammatical structures. The units are words, chunks formed by collocations or fixed phrases.
Non-Native English Speaking Teacher
Non Native Speaker
teaching approach in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex question, problem, or challenge. (BIE - http://www.bie.org/about/what_pbl)
practice in which one teacher observes another in order to have different ideas and insights, or to help each other with specific issues.
set of guidelines that present descriptions of what is expected from each level during assessment.
strategies and techniques used by the teacher in order to help students move toward better understanding and internalization of certain a certain content.
practice in which students analyze their own performance and design action plans to improve in the areas they need.
Student talking Time
Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Teacher Knowledge Test
Total Physical Response
Teacher Talking Time