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Best Practices of the Neurolinguistic Approach for the FSL Classroom

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Facilitator(s): Lesley Doell
Date:November 18, 2020
Time:4:00 pm – 5:30 pm MDT
No charge
Location: Virtual
Course code: 21-FR-112

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About this learning opportunity

The purpose of this workshop is to provide an overview of the Neurolinguistic Approach and its place in the context of Core French.  More and more FSL teachers have adopted the winning strategies of the Neurolinguistic Approach. What are the fundamental principles of the approach? How do we create classroom conditions that help improve students' oral skills as well as their confidence in their second language?  Founded by Claude Germain and Joan Netten, two Canadian researchers, the ANL is in action on every continent of the world from school to university level, mainly in core French programs.  In this introductory workshop, learn why the ANL is transforming the pedagogy of FSL teachers.

About the facilitator(s)

Lesley Doell

French Program Facilitator, DELF Centre Director, French Resource Centre Director, University Instructor and now National French Immersion Consultant for ACPI, Lesley has held many roles in the world of French language education. She is the former president of the Canadian Association of Immersion Professionals (ACPI) where she spent ten years leading several successful national initiatives pertaining to French Immersion. Lesley holds a Master’s in Education from Centre de recherche en études franco-ontariennes of the University of Toronto in Curriculum and Instruction.

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