SALRC Sponsored Workshops

SALRC Pedagogy Workshop II
South Asian languages: Rethinking Curriculum (SALRC)

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Monday, June 7th, 9 AM - 1 PM
Room 259, Van Hise Hall
Curriculum Development: Goals and Methods


  • Jones, Barry. 2000. "Developing cultural awareness". In Kit Field (ed.) Issues in modern foreign languages teaching. London: Routledge. 158-170.

Recommended readings:

  • Kramsch, Claire. 1993. Context and culture in language teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Kramsch, Claire. 1998. Language and culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • McKay, Heather & Abigail Tom. 1999. Teaching adult second language learners. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Nunan, David. 1999. Second language teaching and learning. Boston, Mass.: Heinle & Heinle.

Featured Speaker - 12 PM

Tuesday, June 8th, 9 AM - 1 PM
Room 259, Van Hise Hall
Curriculum Planning and Syllabus Design

Recommended Readings:

Participants' presentations - 9 AM

  • Demonstration of an outline of a syllabus design based on Communicative Language Teaching.

Featured Speaker - 11 AM

Wednesday, 9th June, 9 AM - 1 PM
Room 259, Van Hise Hall
Teaching Language Skills: Grammar, Reading, Writing, Speaking


Participants' presentations - 9 AM

  • Demonstration of a Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) lesson plan.
  • Demonstration of teaching grammar and reading, based on CLT.

Thursday, 10th June, 9 AM - 1 PM
Room 259, Van Hise Hall
Assessing Learning: from Input to Output

Recommended Readings:

  • Lee, James and Bill van Patten. 2003. Making language teaching happen. New York: McGraw Hill.
  • Van Patten, Bill. 2003. From Input to output. New York: McGraw Hill.

Featured Speaker - 11:30 AM

Friday, 11th June, 9 AM - 1 PM
Room 259, Van Hise Hall
Language teaching and technology

UW Learning Support Services and technology support personnel will hold a web development orientation session. They will discuss possible technology training summer options for SASLI faculty and give information on the use of the UW language lab and how SASLI faculty can interact with the lab to submit audio and visual materials for student use.