Friday, 14 June 2019 08:32

Modern/World Language Job-A-like: Breaking the Brain and Sound Barrier with Dr. Gianfranco Conti

IS Prague and CEESA invite primary and secondary Modern / World Language teachers to join us for Breaking the Brain and Sound Barrier with Dr. Gianfranco Conti at the International School of Prague on September 26-27, 2019.

  • Sept 26: 12:00-16:00
  • Sept 27: 9:00 – 16:00

These interactive sessions appropriate for language teachers of learners from ages 8 to 18, will include range of activities and instructional sequences and provide for time to learn from our colleagues in attendance.

Working with the human forgetting rates to enhance retention

Based on the latest cognitive and second language acquisition research, Dr Gianfranco Conti will suggest practical ways to maximize teaching and learning time.

Breaking the sound barrier – teaching listening bottom-up

After providing a concise account of the way aural input is processed by the human brain and discussing the challenges that L2 comprehension poses to novice-to-intermediate L2 learners, Dr Gianfranco Conti will propose an evidence-based approach to listening instruction he calls L.A.M. (Listening As Modelling).

Additional information regarding this Job-A-like is available at ISP website. If you might have any questions, please contact Teresa Belisle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.