Focus on the Content: A natural context for EFL YLs (A1-A2 Lower secondary; Teachers with some experience/Teacher trainers) Friday 4.40-5.25pm
In this workshop, we will present various tasks activities across the primary curriculum, such as Maths, Science, Art, etc., with the aim of offering ways how cognitive, social, and emotional skills might foster language acquisition in the young learners’ classroom.
Éva Trentinné Benkő is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Primary and Pre-School Education, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest . She holds an MEd in TESOL (from the University of Leeds) and a doctoral degree (from the Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University). She wrote her PhD dissertation on teacher education and teacherly competences that support early CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning). She teaches English Methodology, English Children’s Literature and the Theory and Practice of Bilingual Education among other courses to future teachers of young learners. She has 10 years of experience as a primary school language teacher. She is the co-author of Magicland and Magic Friends (EFL coursebooks for primary students) and the World at Their Feet: Children’s Early Competence in Two Languages Through Education. firstname.lastname@example.org