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Vinaròs and Morella host the VII introduction to foreign language teaching course

Language.  Vinaròs and Morella,  13/10/2016

Once again, the Institut Ramon Llull, the Valencia Language Academy and the Vives Universities Network are organising the VII introduction to foreign language teaching course, which will be held in Vinaròs and Morella from 14 to 16 October 2016. The course is run in association with the Masters Degree in the teaching of Catalan as a first and second language at Barcelona University, Vic University-Central University of Catalonia, Barcelona Autonomous University and Alicante University.

The course is aimed at graduates in Philology, preferably Catalan Philology, Translation and Humanities, and students in the last year of a degree course in those subjects. The purpose is to contribute to the training of future Catalan language teachers at universities abroad, This is the seventh year of the course and once more the 40 available places have been filled and demand has greatly exceeded supply.

The inaugural event will take place on Friday next at 12.00 at Vinaròs Municipal Library, with accreditation and issue of documents to the participants.

Until Sunday the participants will attend work sessions around the four broad theoretical blocks: introduction to language teaching; teaching strategies for the learning of foreign languages; strategies for promoting language and cultural studies abroad; and literature and culture in the classroom.

The closing session will be held on Saturday at 19.15 at Morella Town Hall. Taking part will be Josep-Anton Fernàndez, head of the Institut Ramon Llull Language and Universities Department; Verònica Cantó, secretary of the Valencia Language Academy; and Ignasi Casadesús, executive secretary of the Vives Universities Network.

More information about the programme: and

From 14 to 16 October aimed at future language teachers at universities abroad

Sponsors of IRL projects

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

Generalitat de CatalunyaGovern Illes BalearsAjuntament de Barcelona

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