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AUT24-114 Enhancing Oral Proficiency in French: Strategies for Classroom Success

AUT24-114 Enhancing Oral Proficiency in French: Strategies for Classroom Success

24TRA279 Enhancing Oral Proficiency in French: Strategies for Classroom Success

Date:    Wednesday, 11th September 2024
Time:    7.00pm - 8.00pm
Venue:  Online via Zoom

Target Audience: Post Primary French Teachers

Join us for an engaging webinar designed for French secondary teachers in Ireland seeking to enhance their students' oral proficiency skills. In this one-hour session, we'll explore effective strategies and practical techniques for fostering oral communication in the French language classroom. From structured conversations to authentic tasks and multimedia resources, discover innovative approaches to engage students, promote language fluency, and inspire your students to become confident and proficient communicators in French.

By the end of the webinar, participants will:

  • Understand the importance of oral proficiency in French language learning, aligning with the CEFR framework.
  • Explore a variety of strategies for developing oral proficiency, including structured conversation activities, authentic tasks, and multimedia resources.
  • Learn practical tips for implementing oral proficiency development strategies in diverse classroom settings, catering to the needs and interests of students.
  • Gain insights into error correction and feedback techniques to support students' ongoing language development and confidence in oral communication.
  • Engage in interactive activities to practice and reflect on the application of oral proficiency development strategies.
  • Access additional resources and references to continue exploring and refining their approach to enhancing oral proficiency in the French classroom.

Bio of Presenter: Sarah Cronin

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Sarah Cronin is a dedicated educator with a wealth of experience in teaching French and EAL across various educational settings. With a background as Head of French and EAL, and extensive involvement in curriculum coordination, including roles such as Junior Cycle Coordinator for French under the new Junior Cycle, Sarah brings a deep understanding of language education. Her passion for inclusion and innovative teaching methods led her to present at the Languages Connect Summit 2023 in Dublin on fostering inclusivity in the MFL classroom. Currently serving as an Associate with Post Primary Languages Ireland, as well as teaching full time, Sarah's commitment to student and teacher development extends beyond the classroom. She has contributed to teacher training as a School Placement Tutor for the University of Limerick and serves as a French examiner for the State Examinations. With international experience teaching in London, Dubai, and Angers, France, Sarah embraces diversity and champions Universal Design for Learning principles to ensure all learners thrive. Beyond education, Sarah is an advocate for sport, a healthy lifestyle, and personal development, as well as an avid animal lover.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 11-09-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 11-09-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 11-09-2024 7:00 pm
Capacity 1000
Course Fee Free