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Friday, February 28 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Using Communicative and Social Interactive Approach to Teach Vocabulary in Chinese

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According to Vygotsky, language learners acquire knowledge of a language through social experiences and interactions. By creating a language-rich environment in an authentic context, learners learn themed vocabulary combined with sentence patterns to communicate their experiences and ideas in the target language. Using a themed unit design as an example, this workshop is aimed to demonstrate how to use communicative and social Interactive approach to improve and promote learners’ acquisition of topic specific vocabulary.


Cynthia Su

teacher, Midnapore School
I was born and raised on the island of Taiwan and have lived in other parts of the world, including Costa Rica and Australia. With a certificate in teaching ESL, I began my journey as a language teacher. After moving to Calgary, I began to pursue my passion for teaching. I have been... Read More →

Friday February 28, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST
(Edmonton Convention Centre - Salon 15/16)