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Canadian International School of Beijing

38 Liangmaqiao Road

Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi 100096


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This workshop introduces Mandarin Chinese teachers to Comprehension-based Language Teaching methodology. The participants will develop a deeper understanding of how language is acquired based on the results of research done over the last 40 years. The participants will learn strategies and techniques to implement Comprehension-based methods in classrooms. Comprehension based learning activities that not only enhance language acquisition, but also keep the students highly engaged in the target language will be shared. The workshop is interactive. There will be ample opportunities for participants to learn the methods, practice skills, play with the activities and enjoy the experience.

本次培训研讨会旨在向国际学校任教的汉语教师介绍一系列有效的语言教学法。 这些教学法均以四十多年来语言习得的理论与研究为原则,以“可理解输入” 为基础。本次培训研讨会将以互动的形式让参加会议的老师们体验这些教学法 和相关的的教学活动,同时也会提供很多机会让老师们探讨、学习和实际操作 教学中的一些有效的策略和技巧。

What the audience will gain as a consequence of attending the workshop (outcomes of the workshop) Participants will:

1) Understand Dr. Stephen Krashen’s theory of Second Language Acquisition. 理解语言学家克拉申博士的关于第二语言习得的理论。

2) Learn and develop a tool kit of “Comprehension based Methods” for effective language teaching, including: Total Physical Response (TPR), Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) and Movietalk (MT). 了解并学习一系列以“可理解输入”为基础的语言教学法,其中包括:肢体 语言教学法,故事结合阅读教学法,视频解说教学法。

3) Learn and practice essential skills to implement “Comprehension based Language Teaching Methods” successfully. 学习和操练以“可理解输入”为基础的语言教学法在实际操作中的技能。

4) Take away activities that not only promote language acquisition, but also increase students’ engagement in class. 体验能促进语言习得并能激发学生参与感,提高学习积极性的教学活动。

5) Develop a toolbox of strategies of classroom management to ensure successful learning experiences. 探讨课堂管理的有效方法。

Audience: G1-12 Mandarin Chinese teachers who teach Chinese as a foreign language 在国际学校教汉语为外语的中文老师 (1-12 年级:小学,初中,高中)

Workshop Leader: Linda Li

Linda Li has been teaching Chinese as a foreign language to elementary, middle and high school students as well as adult learners for nearly 20 years. She taught at a number of international schools in China, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, India and an urban school in Denver, Colorado. She is currently working at Singapore American School. In addition to, teaching Chinese, Linda is an author as well as an experienced presenter and trainer. Linda has conducted many teachertraining workshops and presented at numerous conferences around the world. She has co-authored Mandarin textbooks and reading materials.

Linda Li 从事对外汉语教学近 20 年,教过各个年龄段的学生,包括成人。她曾 在中国、泰国、沙特阿拉伯和印度的知名国际学校任教,还曾在美国科罗拉多 州丹佛市的一家公立学校担任过高中汉语教师。目前,Linda 在新加坡美国学 校执教。除了教学以外, Linda 还是一位作者和有着丰富培训经验的培训导师。 她在世界各地很多会议上发表过演讲,担任过很多研讨会的培训师。她还出版 过汉语学习教材及汉语阅读书籍。

Conference Schedule:
Saturday 26 October 2019

0830-0900 Welcome

0900-1030 Session one

1030-1100 Break (snacks provided)

1100-1300 Session two

1300-1345 Lunch (lunch provided)

1345-1545 Session three

Sunday 27 October 2019

0830-1030 Session one

1030-1100 Break (snacks provided)

1100-1230 Session two (conclusion of workshop)

Certificates All participants will receive a certificate of participation for the workshop.

Workshop Registration FeeNote: Due to presenter travel costs Implementing Successful Strategies and Techniques in the Chinese Language Classroom 汉语教学中的有效方法及其策略与技巧 will have the following registration fee

Early Bird Fee: US$350.00

Registration fee after the 24 July 2019: US$370.00

Registration fee after the 24 September 2019: US$400.00

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Additional Administration Costs: An additional administration fee of US$100.00 . This fee will be included in the invoice.

Late Payments: If paying by invoice and payment for participants is not made prior to the workshops commencing, a late payment fee will be incurred of US$40.00 per person. The school will be invoiced for this following the workshops.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that each workshop will proceed based on participant registration. Innovative Global Education will inform you by 24 September 2019 or earlier if the workshop is to be cancelled. If the workshop is cancelled your full payment will be reimbursed. If the workshop is proceeding you will not receive an email.

Workshop Participation

If Innovative Global Education is informed by by 24 September, 2019 that a participant is unable to attend the workshop, a full refund will be given. If notification of not being able to participate is after 24 September, 2019 IGE will be unable to refund the registration fee.

If, for any reason, a school needs to either transfer a registered participant to another workshop from the workshop registered or change the name of the participant attending a workshop, Innovative Global Education can make these changes on request from school or participant by the 5 October free of charge.

Important: Innovative Global Education must be informed by 5 October 2019 of any changes. If any changes are requested after this date, please note, for the change to go ahead there will be an administration fee of US$30.00 charged by invoice for each requested change.


Guang Ming Hotel

Here is a contact for Guang Ming Hotel gmfdbj@126.com

To book the hotel you can visit the website below and book online: http//guangming.hotels-beijing-ch.com/en/

Getting There:

Canadian International School Beijing is a very short walk from the hotel.

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