Middlebury Language Schools

 
Sample Schedule, Startalk Institute for Teachers of Russian

 

Day I

9:00-10:30    Program opening: introductions, program overview

10:30-10:45  Break

10:45-12:30  Lecture on second language acquisition theories and

                     concepts

12:35-1:35    Lunch

2:00-3:30      Discussion of Startalk principles

3:30-3:45      Break

3:45-4:00      Reflection in small groups

4:00-6:30      Free time (may participate in co-curricular activities)

6:35-7:35      Dinner

After 7:35      Free time (may participate in co-curricular activities)

 

Day II

9:00-10:30    Lecture on national standards and the five C’s (guest speaker)

10:30-10:45  Break

10:45-12:30  Discussion of national standards and their application in the classroom

12:35-1:35    Lunch

2:00-3:30      Workshop on language proficiency and ACTFL guidelines; discussion of oral proficiency

                     interviews

3:30-3:45      Break

3:45-4:00      Reflection in small groups

4:00-6:30      Free time (may participate in co-curricular activities)

6:35-7:35      Dinner

After 7:35      Free time (may participate in co-curricular activities)