Name of the TIG:
Aims and vision of the TIG:
This TIG has a focus on the learning and teaching of languages in different educational settings, from pre-school to university level (second and foreign language acquisition; content language and integrated learning/CLIL; plurilingual and intercultural education). It promotes collaboration between teachers educators through dialogue, research and exchange of good practices with an emphasis on new and innovative approaches to language learning, teaching and assessment. The TIG also seeks to encourage the effective use of new technologies and didactic approaches in language learning and communication.
Second and Foreign Language Acquisition; Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL); Innovative Approaches; Assessment of and for Learning; Differentiation; Language Education in Teacher Training; Didactic Approaches to Langauge Teaching and Learning; Plurilingual and Intercultural Education; Translanguaging
Format of the sessions:
Interactive presentations with discussions and questions (30'-45').
Presentations of papers (20').
Workshops (45'-90'), depending on content and approach.
Topic/theme for next year's conference in Rotterdam, March 22-24, 2018:
"Diversity as Resource".
We welcome presentations, papers and workshops on any of the topics listed above.
Call for presentations: Please send abstract to TIG-leader before December 1, 2017. The abstract of your presentation should be 300 words maximum. We have extended the deadline to January 15, 2018.
Presentations in the Internationalisation TIG (Foreign language learning in primary school) at the ETEN-conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, 2017:
Expressing emotions during the creative process of composing a RAP poem.
Núria Medina-Casanovas - VIC-University, ES
A reading while listening (RWL) program for young learners of English
Anna Vallbona - VIC-University, ES
Best Practice EFL Assessment Examples from Switzerland (Primary School
Laura Loder Buechel - Zurich University of Teacher Education/PHZH, CH
From a quality label to a mentoring tool: using the observation protocol.
Karin Winkel - Hogeschool Rotterdam, NL
Equipping Student Teachers for the Future
Karmen Johansson and Cecilia Nihlén – University of Gothenburg, SE
Name of TIG leader and contact details:
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
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