Once again we are announcing the 13th Forum for Teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language at the University of Valencia which will take place on the 10th and 11th of March.

The programme for this event, which has become a reference point for teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language, is as follows:

Friday, 10th March 2017

  • 00 – 9.30 Enrolment and handing out of material
  • 30 – 9.45 Opening
  • 45 – 10.45 Opening talk: “The basics of pronunciation: doubts, certainties and the rest”, by Xose A. Padilla García (Universitat d’Alacant)
  • 45 – 11.00 Break
  • 00-12.30 Workshops A and D at the same time
  • 30-14.00 Workshops D and B at the same time
  • 00 – 17.30 Workshops B and C at the same time
  • 30 – 18.00 Presentation by the publishers Difusión
  • 00 – 18.30 Break. Coffee
  • 30 – 20.00 Workshops A and C at the same time
  • 00 Forum dinner (open to speakers and everyone attending the conference)

Saturday, 11th March 2017

  • 30 – 11.30 Practical experiences
  • 30 – 12.00 Break
  • 00 – 14.00 Practical experiences
  • 00 – 18.00 Practical experiences
  • 00 – 18.30 Break. Coffee
  • 30 – 19.30 Closing talk: “Corpus linguistics and and inductive grammar: an approximation”, by Inmaculada Martínez Martínez (CIESE-Comillas, Centro Internacional de Estudios Superiores del Español)
  • 30 Prize draw and closure

The workshops being offered during the forum are:

  • Mobile phones in the Spanish as a Foreign Language classroom: flexibility of activities, by Joan-Tomàs Pujolà Font (Universitat de Barcelona).
  • The flipped classroom, everyone’s class, for everyone by Ana Martínez Lara (Editorial Difusión).
  • Comics as a means of communication and creativity in the Spanish classroom, by Francisco José Herrera Jiménez (CLIC International House Cádiz).
  • Interaction and collaboration in the Spanish as a Foreign Language classroom using social networks, by Pilar Concheiro Coello (University of Iceland / Verzlunarskóli Íslands).

The forum is directed by Antonio Briz Gómez, Virginia González García and Jorge Martí Contreras. For more information visit the forum webpage.


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