The emphasis of the course is placed on methodology and teaching strategies in addition to developing awareness and sensitivity to student needs, and on the teacher's general language awareness.
It is a 2 week- program
The course includes (minimum) 52 hrs / 2 weeks
First week: 30 hrs, 1 hour = 55 minutes
Morning: 4 hrs of theoretical lectures (on methodology and teaching strategies) and practical workshop (teaching techniques) from 9 am to 1 pm
Afternoon: 2 hrs of theoretical lectures and practical workshop from 2 am to 4 pm
Second week: 22 hrs, 1 hour = 55 minutes
Morning: 4 hrs of of teaching practice sessions through class observation and peer-teaching with a teacher trainer during the classes of Italian as foreign language from 9 am to 1 pm.
Afternoon: 2 hrs of post teaching feedback with a trainer is foreseen twice a week during this second week.
Further activities in the frame of the Italian Language Course program: afternoon lectures (cinema, politics, art, music...), excursions, guided visits to choose from on 2-3 days per week = 10/12 hrs.