Workshop: Teaching Strategies for Foreign Language Instructors

Course ID - CTD0426-2    

Short Title: Teaching Strategies     

Audience:      Faculty
Length of Workshop:        2 hours 
Prerequisite     none

This workshop is designed for foreign language instructors to promote a greater mastery of communicative teaching strategies.  Emphasis will be placed on making classes interactive and dynamic, and engaging all students in language acquisition.



As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  •  Practice grammar structures through conversation rather than traditional grammar exercises and drills
  •  Use comprehension questions in the target language to test understanding of reading passages and dialogues,
     and to promote speech
  •  Engage students in conversation using the textbook as a springboard for practical, meaningful dialogues.    
  •  Use role plays in language instruction
  • Use effective small group discussion strategies




Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0426-2
Course Title: Teaching Strategies
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.