Temario 2 – Educación primaria Inglés

Tema 19 – Animation techniques and expression as a resource for learning foreign languages. The dramatization of situations of everyday life and the representation of stories, characters, jokes, etc. Group work for creative activities. Role of the teacher.

One of the functions of language is to represent reality. This means that by using language, we can describe to others different situations, landscapes, feelings, etc, that they have not experienced directly. For example we can explain to a friend what we did during…

Topic 21 – Programming the area of foreign languages: programming units. Criteria for the sequence and timing of content and objectives. Selection of the methodology to be used in learning activities and assessment.

As an introduction to the present essay and since we at a moment of changes in our education system, it is relevant to say that, like its predecessor, the new basic national curriculum –Royal Decree 1513/2006– is OPEN and FLEXIBLE. This means that the teacher…

Topic 23 – The development of curriculum materials for English class. Criteria for the selection and use of textbooks. Authentic and adapted documents: limitations of use. The collaboration of students in the design of materials.

This topic deals with materials elaborated for and used in the English class. Criteria for for selecting coursebooks. Use and limitations of authentic and adapted materials, and students’ elaboration of their own materials for their use in English class…

Topic 24 – Technological and educational aspects of the use of (newspaper, TV, tape, video, etc.) audiovisual materials. The computer as an auxiliary resource for learning and improving foreign languages.

A number of new techniques for teaching English have been developed during the last decades thanks to the fast development of new technologies and the decrease in price of appliances such as TV sets, video machines, camcorders or computers. Besides, the…

Topic 25 – The process of teaching and learning in a foreign language learner-centered: fundamentals and applications. The identification of the motivations and attitudes towards English. Practical applications.

For decades, the student-centered teaching approach, with its conceptual framework based on the constructivist theory, has been popular among many educators. Teachers at various grade levels have been applying the student-centered teaching approach for…