Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching (FutureLearn)

Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching (FutureLearn)
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This course is designed for professional language teachers, secondary school teachers, undergraduates, postgraduates and anyone with an interest in dyslexia and language learning.
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Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching (FutureLearn)
Learn more about dyslexia, and gain practical teaching tools and insights to help dyslexic students learn foreign languages. Discover teaching strategies to help dyslexic students learn a foreign language. Dyslexia affects 10-15% of the population. Dyslexic students are often either exempted from the study of additional languages or they underperform in foreign language classes.

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On this course, you’ll discover the most up-to-date dyslexia definition, and how it affects a student’s ability to learn languages. You’ll explore the latest strategies for teaching dyslexic students and have access to a host of dyslexia teaching resources.

The materials and tasks in the course are designed to also be applicable to a variety of language learning contexts, including teaching English as a foreign language.


Syllabus


Week 1: What is dyslexia?

Week 2: Dyslexia and learning an additional language

Week 3: Teaching vocabulary and grammar to students with dyslexia

Week 4: Developing phonological and orthographic awareness and reading skills


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- Demonstrate an understanding of dyslexia and other learning difficulties and their effects on learning additional languages

- Assess the needs of students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties when learning another language

- Evaluate resources used in teaching languages to students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties

- Design language teaching tasks for students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties

- Apply inclusive language teaching practices in their contexts



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Course Auditing
89.00 EUR
This course is designed for professional language teachers, secondary school teachers, undergraduates, postgraduates and anyone with an interest in dyslexia and language learning.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.