ITALIAN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Hosted by TOWNSVILLE CATHOLIC EDUCATION

DATE: THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2021 and FRIDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2021

VENUE: 2 Gardenia Avenue KIRWAN QLD 4817

PRESENTED BY: Dott.ssa Giovanna AMATRUDA

An opportunity to reflect on language, enrich proficiency, enhance language teaching strategies, and enjoy networking together.

FEE: No charge for teachers of Italian in schools as this is a funded event.

IMPORTANT: You must register ONLINE by due date Friday 27 August.

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION COSTS FOR TCE TEACHERS ONLY: Subsidies are available for TCE teachers having to travel a distance of over 30kms one way. To find out more contact Renee Reibel at Townsville Catholic Education rreibel@tsv.catholic.edu.au

WORKSHOP PROGRAM:

DAY 1 – THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2021

09:30 -10:30am       LANGUAGES EVOLVE AND CHANGE

  • L’ITALIANO, UNA LINGUA CHE CAMBIA (Part 1) As society changes, so does language. Keep up with the times as we focus on: family and professions

10:30 -10:50am      MORNING TEA

10:50am -12:30pm     

  • L’ITALIANO, UNA LINGUA CHE CAMBIA (Part 2) As society changes, so does language. Keep up with the times as we focus on: Social media

12:30-01:00pm           PAUSA PRANZO

01:00- 03:00pm          LOST IN TRANSLATION

  • Quando la traduzione letterale non basta.
  • Learn to answer those awkward questions: ‘Come si dice …. in italiano?’
  • Reflecting on common translation errors which distort meaning.       

DAY 2 – FRIDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2021

09:30 -10:30am          THOSE QUIRKY GRAMMAR POINTS

  • FORSE NON VI PIACCIONO MA QUESTI VERBI VI SERVONO! MI SERVE, MI PIACE, MI MANCA. Learn to navigate the tricky maze of verbs used to communicate needs, likes and necessities.

  • SAPREI/SAPRAI – Quando una semplice vocale fa tutta la differenza. Focus on pronunciation in the Conditional mood (Il Condizionale) to correctly express meaning.

10:30 -10:50am          MORNING TEA

10:50am -12:30pm    DOTTORE, IL MIO BAMBINO NON MI MANGIA!

  • Is it or isn’t it a Reflexive verb? The colloquial use of verbs in the reflexive form.

12:30-01:00pm      PAUSA PRANZO

01:00- 03:00pm   LET YOUR IMAGINATION SOAR!

  • UN POMERIGGIO DA FAVOLA. È ANCORA UTILE USARE LE FAVOLE E LE FIABE NELL’INSEGNAMENTO? Reflect on phrases and vocabulary still in use from the fantastical world of make-believe. Discover innovative ways of teaching language through fables and fairytales
  • Certificates of attendance will be issued reflecting 5hrs per day  CPD and Australian Professional Standards for Teachers targeted during the event 1.3; 2.1; 2.2; 2.5; 3.3; 3.4; 6.2; 7.4    

                    

Register for the proficiency session