Courses for Italian language teachers
Refresh Italian courses for teachers teaching Italian in their country
The courses for Italian teachers are for language professionals and instructors teaching Italian in their own country. Scuola Porta d’Oriente also offers specific courses for non-native Italian teachers and other language professionals. If you are an Italian teacher in your country or wish to become one, then you can attend a specific course about Italian didactics, Italian language and culture. On request, for apprentice teachers a full-fledged work internship can be arranged with a specific number of hours to be agreed upon.
If you are an Italian teacher abroad you can receive a scholarship. The training and refresh courses for Italian teachers can be funded by the European Erasmus-plus Program. Ask for information to your school.
You can find our courses in the Erasmus-plus Database with the following PIC number: 932395914
The training and refresh courses for Italian teachers are delivered as a single module consisting of language, culture and didactics components. The student will become familiar with all the registers of the Italian language (formal, informal, familiar, slang) to cope with complex situations of communication both in writing and in oral settings.
The aim is to achieve fluency and accuracy in Italian language. The student at the end of this course will acquire a solid linguistic and metalinguistic competence (that is, awareness of the rules of grammar and style of Italian).
Language instruction is not separated from the culture, as all topics included in the language program have a cultural objective will be included.
The refresh courses for Italian teachers takes into account needs, interests and characteristics of the participants, and therefore, it may be subject to changes and additions according to the students’ suggestions. The teachers are open and willing to consider any proposed ideas for inclusion or improvement.
The Italian teachers training is aimed at:
- Italian language teachers abroad;
- Italian language teachers for foreigners in Italy;
- To the future teachers of Italian as a foreign language who want to acquire the methodology and contents to outline programs to propose to their students;
- To all those who have the opportunity to get refresher course funded by the Erasmus-plus Program
The course for Italian teachers will consist of the following contents:
The didactic section aims to a confrontation of the participants on the different methodologies used in their classrooms, on the teaching contents, on the possible problems occurring in a classroom where Italian is taught.
The course for Italian language teachers is created with the purpose to study the morphology, syntax and aspects of complex phrases, vocabulary, and style of the Italian language, in order to provide the students with the means to express themselves in an elevated register. Fundamental assumptiont is that the language is a living, flexible instrument and as such constantly evolving.
“Culture, language, society and territory.” This section aims to provide students with a cultural and updated overview of relevant aspects of the social and cultural reality of Italy.
Most of the topics concern Italian culture and society, art, cinema and literature. The program is open to any suggestions by the students on other cultural issues.
The course for Italian teachers requires a number of weeks chosen by the candidate for a total of 25 hours per week; contents, periods and duration can be determined according to needs.
Starting dates 2020: 18th May, 15th June, 20th July, 3rd August, 31st August
Contact us for different dates.
Duration: 2 weeks (on request it can be reserved also 1 week)
Lessons: 25 lessons/week