1 / 17

Foreign language teaching

Foreign language teaching. Business Academy Ruzomberok Slovakia. Slovakia – a country in the heart of Europe. Ružomberok a small town in the north of Slovakia. Ruzomberok. Education system in Slovakia and foreign language teaching

Download Presentation

Foreign language teaching

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author. Content is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only. Download presentation by click this link. While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server. During download, if you can't get a presentation, the file might be deleted by the publisher.


Presentation Transcript

  1. Foreign language teaching BusinessAcademyRuzomberok Slovakia

  2. Slovakia –a countryin theheartofEurope Ružomberok a smalltown in thenorthof Slovakia Ruzomberok

  3. Educationsystem in Slovakia and foreignlanguageteaching Schoolingstarts in elementaryschoolsconsistingoftwostages: 1st1 - 4 grade 2nd5 – 9 grade - compulsorylearninga foreignlanguagefrom 5th gradeof elementaryschool - in 2007- New concept of teaching foreign languages in primary and secondaryschoolswasapproved by the goverment and introduced to schools in September 2008 - since2008teachingtwoforeignlanguages has beencompulsory 1thforeignlanguagefrom3thgradeand2ndforeignlanguage from6thgrade - 1stforeignlanguage – most ofallEnglish or German - 2ndforeignlanguage – English, German, Russian or French Afterfinishing9thgradepupils transfer toa secondaryschooloftheirchoicewhichcanlastfrom3 to 5 years

  4. BusinessAcademy and foreignlanguages - a four-year secondary school which providesa completesecondary specialized education in the field of economic subjects, specialising in accounting (bookkeeping), economics and enterpreneurship - school was established in 1992 and the Russian language has been taught since 2004 - teaching foreign languages starts in 1st grade and finishes in the 4th grade by passing a school leaving exam calledMATURITA - pupils learn1st foreign language – Eng or Ger and2nd foreign language - Eng, Ger or Rus

  5. Numberoflessons per week

  6. Foreignlanguageteaching in 2010/11

  7. Foreignlanguageteachers • 21teachersworkatschool, amongthem7teachersofforeignlanguages 5Englishteachers 3Germanteachers 1Russianteacher • twoteachersteach 2 foreignlanguages (Eng-Rus, Eng-Ger)

  8. Englishtextbooks Textbook+ workbook + CD

  9. Germantextbooks Textbook+ workbook + CD

  10. Russiantextbooks Textbook+ workbook + CD

  11. The Common European Framework of Reference • teaching 1st foreignlanguageisfinished in the 4th gradewith a schoolleavingexamcalled Maturita atthelevelB1/B2according to TheCommonEuropeanFrameworkofReferanceforTeachingLanguages • teaching2ndforeignlangugeisfinished in the4thgradeаt thelevelА2/B1, a schoolleavingexamisvoluntary

  12. Eachpupil has a possibility to • choosethelevelofexaminationeither • B1 or a higherlevel B2 Schoolleavingexamfromforeinglanguages Maturita examconsistsoftwoparts: In 2004a RehearsalExaminationof a New Concept of School Leaving Examination was implemented

  13. When teaching foreign languages we can use other computer classrooms Foreignlanguageclassrooms Four classrooms for teaching foreign languages: two classroom with a video- player, CD-player and maps two classrooms with an interactive board

  14. Ourpupilstake part in languageolympiads Theschoolorganisesschoolrounds, thebestpupilsgo on to regionalrounds. Languagecompetitions - Olympiads Our achievements • 1st place in a regional • round of the German • language Olympiad • (2009) • 2nd place in a regional • round of the English • language Olympiad • (2007, 2010)

  15. Schoolparticipation in projects • in 2006 four our pupils together with a teacher participated in a project in Ancara, Turkey which was called„Sports against xenofobia„ • in 2007 onepupil escorted by a teacher participated in a project called „Diversity is our strength" in Armenia Pupilsofourschooltake part in differentinternational projects

  16. Participation in differentcompetitions Studentsofourschool are interested in eventstakingplaceintheEuropeanUnion and thereforetheyparticipate in differentcompetitionswithconcernofthelife in theEuropeanUnion. A rewardforthemisoftenastay in variouscountriesofEuropewheretheyhave a possibility to usetheirlanguageskills in practise. Тhat kind of the reward was a stay of two our students inStrassburg in 2008 or in German Weimar where a student of ours spent a week.

  17. Thankyouforyourattention!

More Related