In addition to its Spanish courses for adults and professionals =elemadrid= offers a tailor-made one-on-one workshop to provide Spanish teachers with the appropriate didactical and pedagogical preparation for teaching Spanish as a foreign language.
Experienced or inexperienced Spanish teachers teaching Spanish as a foreign language in non Spanish speaking countries.
(Please note: We are not specialized in training Spanish teachers of children below the age of 12 years. This requires different pedagogical techniques).
Training Spanish teachers for tuition of all levels from beginners to advanced.
Minimum 2, maximum 4 weeks.
- Comparing a variety of teaching methods, historical aspects, and contemporary tendencies.
- Analysing your students' needs, how to capture their interest, and techniques to unify diverging student profiles in a classroom.
- Teaching strategies, sequential order of tuition material covering all aspects of Spanish grammar.
Teaching materials: most popular and recent textbooks review.
- Creating and compiling your own tailor made class support materials.
- Cultural and other pragmatic input in language classes.
How to use technical and other learning support instruments.
Included in the Spanish teacher training workshop is a free professional consulting support once back at your job.
Teacher Training Workshops (TTW) at =elemadrid= are built on an individual basis. To start with, we will send you a questionnaire and a pedagogical task to resolve. After evaluation of your specific needs we propose you a personalized and detailed curriculum of your TTW. Please note: All communication regarding TTW is handled in Spanish.
You may choose between the following TTW: T2 (standard) 2 daily individual Spanish lessons T3 (intensive) 3 daily individual Spanish lessons
Registration includes free participation at the 'Rainbow Immersion Activities'.
A. Please contact =elemadrid= by phone, free phone contact, or e-mail.
B. We provide full information and references.
C. Before formal registration we mutually agree on the schedule in terms of time.
D. After payment of a deposit of 625 Euro you will:
E. receive a questionnaire and a preliminary task form by e-mail or mail.
F. Please answer the questions, resolve the task and return them to us.
G. We study your profile and contact you to negotiate the specifics and the date of your TTW curriculum.
H. At this stage you are ready to join Madrid.
Please apply at least one month before the course starts
T2 20 private lessons in two weeks: 1560 EUR.
T3 30 private lessons in two weeks: 2190 EUR.
A. Detailed evaluation of your objectives.
B. Study of your profile and design of a specific curriculum.
C. Spanish language Tuition Textbook and materials.
D. Performance monitoring and Certificate.
E. Spanish culture classes (Rainbow Immersion), Intercambio / professional colleagues.
F. Use of facilities Monday through Friday: 8.30 am to 8 pm.
G. Use of multimedia (video, tape, PC, and Intranet).
H. Free internet access.
I. Post-course consulting
Reference: Anne Hamilton, Canada; Teacher; Year of birth: 1946; 2 weeks at =elemadrid= e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
It wasn't nearly enough time. However the teaching staff was of the highest caliber (and I'm a teacher so am critical!). Actually my whole experience (accommodation included) was superb. I admire and appreciate the administration for their attention to the needs of all students.
"Habiendo realizado un taller para formación de profesor de español en =elemadrid= durante dos semanas, sólo me cabe resaltar la gran profesionalidad y la habilidad de la enseñanza ...". Junpei, 1969, Supervisor, Japan, 2 weeks.
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