COD 2022 - D670

Webinar - IGCSE/AS Literature: Writing Skills for Passage-Based Questions

AS Language and Literature teachers, IGCSE Literature teachers, secondary school teachers interested in helping students improve their writing, especially, of answers to passage-based questions

1 sesiones, inicia: 08-Mar

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Ciclo: 2022
Nivel: A Distancia
Idioma: Inglés
Estado: Terminado
Lugar: A Distancia
Capacitador/es: Cecilia Lasa MA
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1 08 Marzo 2022 05:30 pm 07:00 pm

Capacitador/es

Cecilia Lasa

Cecilia Lasa is a Teacher of English (IESLV “Juan R. Fernández”) and a Teacher of Literature (Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, UBA). She holds a Master’s Degree in Literatures in Foreign Languages and in Comparative Literatures (UBA) and a Higher Diploma in Research in Humanities (UBA). She has done a Specialisation in Reading, Writing and Education (FLACSO) and in Writing and Literature (Ministerio de Educación). She has worked as a teacher of Literature and of academic reading and writing in Teacher Training Colleges in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires and in Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda. She is currently working as a teacher and researcher in English Literature and American Literature (FFyL, UBA) and conducting her Ph. D research at Instituto de Filología “Amado Alonso” (UBA-CONICET). She is the author of Academic Writing and has edited and co-authored Literatura y formación docente. Proyectos de lectura y de escritura.
AS Language and Literature teachers, IGCSE Literature teachers, secondary school teachers interested in helping students improve their writing, especially, of answers to passage-based questions
- To promote a genre-based approach to teach students to write answers to passage-based questions.
- To offer teachers resources, strategies and possible activities specific to passage-based questions.
- To discuss different dynamics (individual, in pairs, in groups, whole-class) through which to tackle passage-based questions in the classroom.
- To think of the relation between different writing objectives and activities specific to passage-based questions.
- To reflect upon instruments to (self-)assess answers to passage-based questions.
- The passage-based question as a sub-genre: constructing an audience and thinking of writing purposes.
- The importance of specific language in the answers to passage-based questions: words, expressions and phraseology to use and to avoid.
- The construction of cohesive and solid argumentative answers to passage-based questions through different dynamics (individually, in pairs, in groups, whole-class).
- The relevance of (self-)assessment criteria.
- The relation between writing objectives and activities specific to passage-based questions.
1) Discussion of frequent problems related to teaching to write answers to passage-based questions 2) Exploration of specific features of the sub-genre and possible activities to teach them 3) Guided group reflection on answers provided by the participants on possible activities, resources and strategies
Cambridge International Examinations. Learner Guide IGCSE® Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Russell, Carey. Cambridge IGCSE® and O Level Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Whitthome, Elizabeth. AS & A Level Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
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