This course will enhance the language instructor's ability to select appropriate songs and poems to effectively introduce them in the classroom. Participants will acquire tools and techniques to develop and plan learning activities and tasks that are aligned with their students’ needs and promote language acquisition.
By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
- Analyze and select songs and poems that are age appropriate and are suitable to the language needs of their learners
- Evaluate the use of songs and poems in the classroom while respecting copyright laws and free dealing
- Generate music or poem-based classroom activities that increase the language proficiency in all skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing)
- Plan and deliver lessons based on music or poems that promote language learning in a fun and relaxed environment