Syllabus, Strategies and Sanity Savers

Saturday 9 June    9.30am – 1.00pm

Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus

Building C (Orange), Southern Cross Drive, Bilinga (enter via Terminal Drive, Gold Coast Airport)
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Three Streams           View/Print Program & Abstracts

Mainstream Teacher Program
For primary and secondary mainstream teachers working with EAL/D students
TESOL & EAL/D Practitioner Program Schools and adults Teachers of Senior EAL Curriculum Program
9.30 Welcome
9.40 – 10.25  Strategies for supporting EAL/D students in mainstream classrooms

Diana Brittain – Primary
Sam Dilly – Secondary

9.40 – 10.25
Pronunciation is about
know-how: coaching learners to practise pronunciation using anchoring techniques
Presenter – Arizio Sweeting
The new EAL syllabus – implications, strategies and challenges for the Senior EAL classroom

Presenter – Gae Nastasi

10.30 – 11.15 10.30 – 11.15
Choose from:

  • How to maximise the language learning in adult learners
    Presenter – Harpuneet Kaur
  • Practical group activities with lower level learners
    Presenter – Fiammetta Stefani
    Time provided to workshop group strategies
11.15 – 12.00  Morning Tea and Networking
12.00 – 12.45  Using the EQ Bandscales with EAL students
Presenter – Machelle Shepherd
Choose from:

  • Engaging students in practical listening activities
    Presenter – Margret Sockhill 
  • Strategies and sanity savers in adult migrant language programs
    Facilitator – Elene Claire
The new EAL syllabus – implications, strategies and challenges for the Senior EAL classroom  (continued)
12.45 – 1.00   Closing/farewell

Attendance certificates will be issued


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  • June 9, 2018
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm