Programas de Especialización
“(…) The solution to our problems in language teaching lies not in expensive equipment, exotic methods, sophisticated linguistic analyses, or new laboratories, but in full utilization of what we already have, speakers of the languages using them for real communication.” (Stephen Krashen, 1982).
Aimed at English teachers of primary and secondary levels, teachers of language centers and other professionals interested in venturing into the teaching of this foreign language (academic coordinators, pedagogical assistants, curricular specialists, etc.).
Important notice: The program will be taught entirely in the English language. Therefore, it is required that the participant has at least a Level B1 based on the Common European Framework, which allows him to actively participate in all activities.
The current globalized world requires communication between citizens of different countries and cultures. In this context, the English language is considered the lingua franca that enables such interaction, so its mastery has a positive impact on people's academic, professional and social life. In light of this, the development of communicative competence in English becomes essential in the process of forming citizens of the 21st century.
This program seeks to strengthen the participants’ competences to design and implement learning experiences that stimulate the development of communicative competence in English as a foreign language. For this, the course offers deep understanding of the communicative approach and its implications in the teaching of languages, the implementation of innovative, integrating and effective didactic strategies; and reflection on the participants' own pedagogical practices and conceptions.
the main foundations of the communicative approach in the English language classroom.
on the objectives of different teaching strategies, when to use them, and how they align with the communicative approach.
learning experiences for the English area, considering the context of the students and including innovative and relevant teaching strategies.
learning sessions identifying their main achievements and opportunities for improvement.
o Methodologies that respond to the approach
o Contrast with other approaches
o Receptive skills: Reading and Listening
o Productive Skills: Writing and Speaking
o Grammar and Vocabulary
This is a 128-hour long virtual program, with 64 hours taught in live synchronous sessions and 64 asynchronous hours of individual and collaborative work on the ITS learning platform. You are expected to participate actively and diligently, and to deliver the work within the preestablished due dates. To make the most of your experience, we suggest that you allocate a minimum of 6 hours of work per week, between synchronous sessions and asynchronous activities.
They enable the live interact with your teachers and colleagues through the ITS virtual classroom. Different activites such as discussions of relevant conceptual frameworks and readings; analysis of cases, didactic strategies and student productions; and, debates and reflections on one's own beliefs and professional practices are carried out.
They include the review and analysis of readings and videos, involvement in virtual forums, and the development of individual or collaborative activities and / or projects.
Participants who comply with the attendance and pass the evaluation of the course will receive a certificate issued by Innova Teaching School indicating the name of the course and the corresponding number of hours. The certificate will be issued within 20 business days after the end of the course.
Licensed in Education from UNMSM and postgraduate studies in Curriculum Management at UPCH. Certified internationally by the University of Cambridge (CAE). Teaching experience in basic education and language institutes, and as a pedagogical coach in the English area. Recent work as Coordinator of the English Area and member of the team that led the communicative competence at the Innova Schools network. He is currently leading the implementation of Project-Based Learning at Innova Schools.