It´s a Goal! Scoring with the English of Football

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Catching and maintaining student interest in a more traditional English programme can be at best a challenge. This presentation provides an outline and a model for planning which leverages student interest in and enthusiasm for football into a desire to learn and to speak English. The presentation is suitable for planning both curricular and extra-curricular programmes.

What : An introduction to using the English of Football as a means of energising students and as a programme-planning model. Participants will gain both a programme outline and a model for future planning.

Who : For teachers of first cycle (1º – 4º), second cycle (5º – 8º) or third cycle (1º – 4ºM) programmes and for leaders of extra-curricular clubsSoccer 01

Length : eight hours – one-day intensive or two half-days semi-intensive or four two-hour sessions

Eligible for SENCE : yes

Eligible for Ley SEP : yes

Format : interactive seminar

Modalities : face-to-face “open”, or face-to-face “closed”

Recommended previous programmes : none

Recommended English level : CEFR-B2 or higher*

Contents :

Session I – Theoretical justification, planning model and target language
Session II – Using pre-match written textssoccer 03
Starters III – Using match visual and oral texts
Starters IV – Using post-match written texts

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* Unsure as to your level of English, or lacking a formal qualification? We can help!
Check out our Assessment Services available to teachers and to schools.

We can often run a closed programme with as few as 4 participants (slightly more outside Santiago). If you can get four friends or colleagues together, ask us about a closed programme on your date(s), at your time(s) and in your location(s).