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New Language TA Orientation

The UCLA Language Resource Center and OID will jointly host a one day orientation for new Language TAs on Sept. 22nd.

By Kathryn Paul

The Orientation Program is listed below:

General Assembly
"No English Please: Teaching/Learning A Foreign Language Using an Immersion Method." All new language TAs are required to attend this section.

Workshop I
Workshop I consists of four micro-lessons. Each participating TA will pick two micro-lessons to attend. Each micro-lesson will be 40 minutes long and will be taught by an experienced language TA.

  • Use of Video and Listening Tapes
  • Making Vocabulary Learning Fun
  • Pair Work and Group Work
  • How to Teach Grammar

Workshop II
Everyone will attend each session listed below. No need to select a preference. You will be assigned to these workshops.

  • Visual Aids
  • Intro to Alphabet

Workshop III
Dr. Olga Kagan and panel of speakers presenting - The Heritage Language Classroom: this workshop will discuss the differences between HL learners and traditional foreign language students.

To register, please fill out the registration form below (available to download under "Download Working Paper") and e-mail or fax it to LRC

Download File: reg_form2003.doc

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