Teacher training: Development of Postgraduate and Language Assistants (DOPLA)

Author: John Klapper

© John Klapper


Staff development materials specifically for the training of Postgraduate Teaching Assistants and Foreign Language Assistants, but which can be used for the staff development of any language teaching staff who are new to the profession.


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How Students Learn; Small Group Teaching; Experiencing a New Language; Teaching Grammar; Assessment; Understanding Language and Language Learning; Facilitating Second Language Learning; Understanding the British Education System; Working as an FLA in the British Education System; Working with Authentic Materials; Using Audio and Video Material in Language Learning; IT in Language Learning; Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL); Exploiting Authentic Texts for Advanced Oral Work; Translation as a Learning Process; Approaches to Teaching Literary and Cultural Studies