Presentation on theme: "Acção de Formação “Ao Encontro da Educação Intercultural – o Desafio da Multiculturalidade na Sala de Aula” Formadoras: Prof. Ana Paula Pereira | Prof."— Presentation transcript:
Acção de Formação “Ao Encontro da Educação Intercultural – o Desafio da Multiculturalidade na Sala de Aula” Formadoras: Prof. Ana Paula Pereira | Prof. Anabela Brás Fevereiro e Março de 2013
Teachers Clara Cruel and Manuela Afonso Teachers of English as Foreign Language working with 10th and 11th grade classes in Secondary School Júlio Dantas – Lagos
English a Multicultural Language Language is arguably the most important component of culture because much of the rest of it is normally transmitted orally. It is impossible to understand the subtle nuances and deep meanings of another culture without knowing its language well.
Class Diagnostic Students will be given a questionnaire in order to indentify their knowledge about the American and Indian Cultures.American and Indian Cultures.
Class Profile Students
Multicultural Teaching The EFL Portuguese syllabus has as a language teaching goal: the contact with different peoples and societies, in order to promote the understanding of different cultures as a way of developing students multicultural communication skills. English a multicultural languagemulticultural
Teaching Strategies Viewing the film “Outsourced” Group work: students watch the film in order to identify the differences and similarities between the American and the Indian cultures, according to the guidelines. guidelines After the written reflection the students will give an oral presentation about their findings and produce a mind map.
“Outsourced…is a wonderful surprise…the filmmakers treat Todd’s story as a springboard for a smart look at the effect of cultural difference on work, friendship and love, and the global economy’s impact on national and personal identity(…)”
“(…)Outsourced may be unique: a charming culture- clash romance that could be taught in business schools.” New York TimesOutsourced
Evaluation Debate based on the reflection points given to the students,reflection points Production of a class mind map of the differences ad similarities between the two cultures.mind map
Trabalho realizado por: Clara Cruel Manuela Afonso Escola Secundária Júlio Dantas | Grupo 330