|aPreparing teachers to use the European language portfolio :|barguments, materials and resources /|cby David Little ... [et al.].
|aGraz :|bEuropean Centre for Modern Languages ;|a[Strasbourg] :|bCouncil of Europe Pub.,|cc2007.
|a45 p. ;|c24 cm. +|e1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
|aLanguages for social cohesion =|a Les langues pour la cohésion sociale
|aThe CD-ROM, in both English and French, contains presentations, group work activities, video footage and activities developed for particular national contexts, reports on training events, documents and research studies related to the European language portfolio, and other materials.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 41-44).
|aIntroduction to Project C6 : training teachers to use the European Language Portfolio -- The European Language Portfolio and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages -- Implications of the CEFR and the ELP for teacher education -- The CD-ROM.
|aThis publication is aimed at language teacher educators and language teachers who are preparing to use the ELP with their learners. The booklet provides a summary description of the ECML project; introduces the ELP and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR); explains the pedagogical potential of the ELP; and discusses the implications of the CEFR and the ELP for language teacher education, reporting on experience in Switzerland and Finland. The accompanying CD-ROM contains PowerPoint presentations, group work activities and discussion tasks to be used in training events for teachers; additional materials and activities developed by members of the project team for particular national contexts; reports on a series of training events that took place in ECML member states in the framework of the project; and key Council of Europe documents and a number of research studies related to the ELP.--Publisher's description.
|aLanguage teachers|xTraining of|zEurope.
|aLanguage and languages|xStudy and teaching|zEurope.
Arguments, Materials and Resources D. G. Little. emphasises the common reference levels in terms of communicative language activities - in other words is directly based on the ELP - but that there are no textbooks adapted to this type of ...