Class 2 Semester 1 - Propadeutic year

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EngelsHBOStudiejaar 1

In deze les zitten 25 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslides.

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Slide 1 - Link

And you are?
Write down an English word that makes you happy!

Slide 2 - Open vraag

Semester 1 - Class 2

  • Discuss results Hogeschooltaaltoets Engels
  • Share and give peer feedback to research
  • Elevator pitch + give peer feedback
  • Teaching approaches

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

  • ...have insight in your level of English and what is needed to improve
  • ...can classify your pitch activity according to CEFR
  • ...are aware of didactical approaches in reference to pitch activity and can apply one of them in your class

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

What were your test results?

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

What level is expected of you & why?
Test results: 80% or more means: B1-B2 level
End of year 1: B1 (B1+ = Havo 5 level)
End of year 3: B2 (VWO level in speaking, listening, reading) B1+ Writing (Havo)

Why? English level group 8 => A1-B1

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

What if you scored lower than 80%? 
  • Increase exposure to English Language 
  • Download language app 
  • enter course with NHL Stenden Language Center or Student Training (expensive)
  • Try
  • B2:
  • B1:

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

One of the competences I need as a teacher in order to teach English in primary school is:
Speak English without making mistakes
Teach English grammar
Follow the English curriculum (methode) completely
Communicate in English at the appropriate level

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

Quickscan 1:

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Core objectives English in Primary school in a nut shell
Class 1-4 : focus on communication, exposure to the English language, familiarise with sounds, have fun with the language
Class 5-8: as in class 1-4, plus a little bit of speaking and reading.

Use the language that fits your class

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Share research & discuss in pairs
Views on teaching English at primary level
You have done research how English is taught at primary level in The Netherlands. You have related this to your own experiences of learning English and to the situation at your work placement. You found out how English is taught at your work placement school: which course books are used/ what kind of lesson materials are used / what kind of activities are done/ how many hours per week / what policy is used?
You have written an English text about your views on teaching English at primary level, based on the research you have done, with references to your sources. You have copied the text and brought it to class.

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Think about: Kerndoel 13-16, Taalprofiel 2015 & CEFR
-  Are the core objectives met by your school?

- Does your curriculum match the content/“inhoudslijnen” of the Eibo, Veibo, VVTO or TPO?

- “ zijn geen beheersingsniveaus voor Engels aan het eind van groep acht vastgesteld.” (source: SLO
How does this influence your teaching?

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

Elevator Pitch (in pairs?)
Taalprofiel 2015 
referring to the short English activity in class: which skills were practiced on what level? 

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

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Slide 16 - Tekstslide

What language teaching approach fits best in a primary school environment?
Total Physical Response Method (TPR Method)

Content & Language Integrated Learning (CLIL Method) -> Task Based Learning

Total Immersion or Bilingual Education (TPO)

Communicative Language Teaching (CLT)

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

Total Physical Response Method (TPR)
My name is Tom – Heutink, Groove me – Blink
- Basic commands: sit down, stand up, close the door, pick up pencil, followed by physical movement.

Slide 18 - Tekstslide

Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
An approach for using content through an additional language. For example: Music class, history, drama etc. is taught in English. Usually follows the task based learning principles.


Slide 19 - Tekstslide

Total Immersion (tweetalig onderwijs)


Slide 20 - Tekstslide

Communicative Language Teaching (CLT)

Slide 21 - Tekstslide

De schijf van 5 - Gerard Westhoff

Slide 22 - Tekstslide

Semester 2 - class 2
Communicative English

Music in the classroom

Information gap

Slide 23 - Tekstslide

Slide 24 - Tekstslide

Slide 25 - Tekstslide