Our methodology course is designed for Spanish teachers in Malaga who do not have enough time to complete one of our intensive or extensive courses for Spanish teachers. It is also very useful for non-native Spanish teachers who want to learn more about the Spanish language and culture.
Methodology for Spanish Teacher Training
Although this course has no classroom teaching element, we will still prepare you to develop the skills and knowledge from the class so you can put them into practice in the classroom. At CLIC Malaga, we have everything you need to continue your adventure teaching Spanish.
Why CLIC Malaga?
There are many reasons! To start with, we have been teaching students from all over the world for decades. This means that we have everything we need to teach you the ins and outs of being a great Spanish teacher. Our academy has been perfecting its methodologies for a long time now.
Thanks to the methodologies that we have been compiling and refining, you can study everything you need to be a Spanish teacher simply and without much fuss. Learn to be a great Spanish teacher from excellent professionals! You will learn about creativity and confidence.
What will you do in the course?
- Teaching portfolio.
- Study of and reflection on the objectives and approaches of teaching a foreign language.
- The role of teacher in the classroom.
- Basic problems of Spanish grammar.
- Group dynamics.
- How to introduce new language.
- Communicative techniques and activities for language learning.
- Linguistic skills.
- Use of audiovisual material.
- Class planning.
- Practical activities about oral language.
- Analysis of textbooks in today’s publishing market.
- How to integrate pronunciation in the classroom.
- The evaluation and correction of errors.
- Spanish for specific purposes
How is the course organized?
From 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this section you will study the most important theories and methods for teaching Spanish as a foreign language, as described previously.
From 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Period dedicated to independent work. Time for the completion of group and individual tasks.
From 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
We will continue studying the theories and methods described above.
* Schedules are approximate and may change depending on the group.
Can I receive ECTS credits with this course?
Unfortunately, no. But what you will receive is an International House certificate. If you need to obtain official credits, we encourage you to consult our Intensive and Extensive courses for teachers of Spanish as a foreign language.
What will I receive at the end of the course?
As long as you have attended at least 90% of classes, you will receive an International House certificate when the course ends. You will also receive a detailed and personalized report of your progress.
What is the teaching portfolio?
The teaching portfolio is a sample of everything you’ve learned with us. It must be completed during the course and sent in at the end. It is used to determine your progress, and thus to complete our progress report.
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About the Course
- 4 week course
- Timetable: 9:30am to 2:00pm (Week 1) and 9:30am to 1:00pm (Weeks 2-4)
- Maximum 18 students
- Minimum recommended age: 21 years
- University degree not required
What our students say
The Methodology course for Spanish teachers seemed very interesting to me and has met my expectations. The truth is that the content of the course was very interesting, and I realized that it was necessary to learn in all subjects: grammar, auditory and written expression, conversations, culture, etc … This course was interesting also for the explanations given on the role of the teacher in class, and the different methods he can use to teach his classes. In addition, the summary came in handy to help memorize what I learned from the course. As for the teacher, she was very kind and always willing to give me all the explanations I needed, about the content of the course or about other things, For example, when he sent us an email that contained all the Spanish books that I can use to teach older people and children. And he also always asked me several times if I had questions or doubts, to make sure I was understanding everything he said. The questionnaire exercises have also been important because they have allowed me to do a kind of self-evaluation. Course that I recommend 100%.
I found the course very interesting and very enjoyable. It has exceeded my expectations since I did not expect it to be so complete or that it was so personalized. The material created for it is very practical and summarizes in a clear and simple way techniques and specialized resources in teaching Spanish. On the other hand, the summary of the components of Spanish grammar and the list of resources and editorials is very useful to start moving in the world of teaching Spanish. The tutor is always at your disposal to answer any doubts, although he does everything so pleasant and simple that they do not even think about it. This course clearly introduces us to the world of teaching Spanish and is highly recommended as it refreshes aspects of the Spanish language and culture.