MITF Professional Teaching Development - January 2019
4. Lori Roth
Speak UP! Promoting the Speaking of English Right from the Beginning!
Abstract: This workshop is designed to empower native speakers of English to promote speaking skills with younger learners.Native speakers bring a tremendous gift to Israeli children by exposing them to authentic language, accent, and foreign culture. In our session, participants will learn about the National Speak UP program, and how to integrate simple chants, cheers, and dialogues into their lessons.Tools for simplifying language, and structuring basic communicative activities will be suggested in order to help enhance communication with students.