ECIS ESLMT Conference Copenhagen (2-5 March, 2017)
"The Power of Multilingual Classrooms in International Education: Implications for Curriculum Design, Teaching and Learning" 
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Thursday, March 2 • 08:30 - 18:00
Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS/CI) (FULL - only for paid participants)

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TPR Storytelling (TPRS) workshop outline:

TPR storytelling (TPRS) is a method for teaching foreign languages that has thus far been shown to be profoundly successful with students of almost all ages and all abilities. It focuses on language acquisition through Comprehensible Input. During this one-day workshop, you will acquire some Mandarin in a fun way, experience the magic of TPR storytelling, learn the 3 steps of TPR storytelling and practice some TPR storytelling strategies.  Dr. Stephen Krashen will be joining this workshop as a special guest.

Special guest: Dr. Stephen Krashen, an enthusiastic student of Mandarin.  He will have a supporting role in the presentation, commenting on TPR Storytelling practice and how it relates to current research and theory.

TPR Storytelling (TPRS) workshop includes

A Mandarin Chinese demo

Theory and research about Second Language Acquisition (SLA)

Total Physical Response (TPR)

The three steps of TPR Storytelling

TPR Storytelling teaching strategies

Schedule for the day:
8:30am: Buses pick up attendees from the Tivoli Hotel entrance. 

9:00-9:45: Arrive at CIS campus and visit the registration table, coffee available.  Tours around the new CIS campus

9:45-11:30am: Session 1 in your pre-conference room

11:30-12:00pm: Morning break with some light snack and coffee

12:00-1:30pm: Session 2

1:30-2:30pm: Lunch in the CIS Nordhavn canteen​

2:30-3:45pm: Session 3

3:45-4:00pm: Afternoon break with some dessert and coffee​

4:00-5:00pm: Session 4

5:00-6:00pm: Early evening cocktail event in the CIS canteen (free drinks and tapas) 

6:15pm: Buses pick up attendees and speakers from the CIS Nordhavn entrance.

6:45pm: Arrival back at the Tivoli Hotel


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Stephen Krashen

Professor Emeritus, University of Southern California (Emeritus)
Stephen Krashen has published over 500 articles and a dozen scholarly books in the fields of literacy, language acquisition, neurolinguistics, and bilingual education. Many of these publications are available for free download at sdkrashen.com.
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Linda Li

Language Lab Teacher
I was born and raised in Shanghai, China. I have had the good fortune of teaching and learning for the past 20 years at various premier international schools in China, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, India and Singapore as well as an Urban high school in Denver, Colorado. I have just moved... Read More →

Thursday March 2, 2017 08:30 - 18:00 CET
Copenhagen International School