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  1. Where’s the language? Keeping focus in a content-based curriculum • BC TEAL CONFERENCE 2014

  2. Where’s the language? Keeping focus in a content-based curriculum • Cristina Peralejo • Janelle Sheen • Heather Lill • Naomi Sawai • Sylvia Ozbalt

  3. Today’s Agenda • Background • Goals • Four Corners • But, what about…? • Wrap-up

  4. Where’s the language? Keeping focus in a content-based curriculum • Background

  5. English for the Global Citizen


  6. Challenges • Balance content & language instruction • Adapt language to level

  7. Where’s the language? Keeping focus in a content-based curriculum • Goals

  8. Four Corners • Language through Content • Lower English Levels • Language through Projects • Teachable Moments

  9. Janelle Language through Content • Focusing on language points at the upper levels Writing – Writing off the Chart Speaking – The Buck Stops Here

  10. Teaching complex content at lower levels

  11. NaomiLanguage through Projects

  12. Sylvia TeachableMoments A series of planned and spontaneous language moments to exploit! • Collecting the language: Strategies • Recycling it: Activities

  13. Post your Qs & Cs Please write one (or more!) question or comment on any corner. Language through Content Lower English Levels Language through Projects Teachable Moments

  14. Four Corners • Language through Content • Lower English Levels • Language through Projects • Teachable Moments

  15. But, what about…? applying this to my own teaching? the stations I didn’t see? this question I still have?

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  21. sylvia.ozbalt@ubc.ca cristina.peralejo@ubc.ca janelle.sheen@ubc.ca heather.lill@ubc.ca naomi.sawai@ubc.ca