Language Coaching Thematic Modules

2×3-hour Accelerator Modules, focusing on different aspects of the language learning process

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Location: Central London

Module 1. Visual and kinaesthetic coaching tools in the classroom
Building tools together and active participation in a creative workshop with an eye to support language learner autonomy and motivation.

Module 2. The rationale behind Language Coaching in business language teaching for adult learners
Applying real business models to increase language learner awareness, decision-making and success.

The event is led by Australian-born Gabriella Kovacs ACC, an internationally credentialed language coach, business communication trainer, language teacher (B.Ed., M.A.), mentor and teacher trainer.
Her mission is to add dimension to ongoing language learning practices and call attention to a more holistic, person-centred approach for language professionals.
She provides trainings and workshops for teachers in Hungary and is active internationally through webinars, face-to-face and online workshops, trainings. She is currently supporting the work of various tertiary educational institutions in Hungary, co-operates with international training companies, besides working with her private and corporate clients on various projects.

Module 1. Overview

Visual and kinaesthetic coaching tools in the classroom

  • Can visuality be exploited in the language coaching processes?
  • How can a drawing, an image or photo add to the perception of the self of a language learner?
  • How can the process of language learning be depicted in some form?
  • What does the toolkit of visual and kinaesthetic language coaching consist of?

Module details:

9-12pm morning session:

Creating Language Coaching tools by connecting basic elements of classic coaching tools and the classroom framework.
Why the visual stimulus? How is a kinaesthetic approach useful?
Understanding the difference between a classroom language exercise and a Language Coaching tool.
Specific application of metacognitive dialogue.
Working with the games that inspire the learner self through stories, nature, the physical space of the classroom itself and everyday objects.

12-1pm: Lunch and networking.

Please note that lunch is not provided, but you’ll have the opportunity to pop out and grab something from a local shop or café.

Module 2. Overview

The rationale behind Language Coaching in business language teaching for adult learners

  • In what way can we approach business language teaching to help support learner autonomy and metacognition?
  • How can teachers make use of business models?
  • What is the ROI (return on investment) of Language Coaching in a business environment?
  • Is it possible to increase engagement, focus and create an inspiring learning environment?

Module details:

1-4pm afternoon session:

Identifying needs, expectations and skillsets of potential customers in a corporate setting.
Exploring ways language coaching can be applied in the corporate environment you frequent as a language teacher/trainer.
How to develop presentation skills, negotiating and meetings skills though language coaching.
Aligning language learner/client and corporate customer expectations for an optimal course outcome.
Toolkit of business language coaching, dynamic business language coaching activities, simulations with case studies.

Date: Leave your email address here to express your interest and be notified when this unique programme is back again in London.

Location: Central London