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Languages other than English (LOTE)
Getting in the Modes!

The LOTE specialists provide professional development and technical assistance for the purpose of improving the linguistic proficiency of all students learning a foreign language classroom. World language educators are invited to networking sessions. The following areas are targeted:

  • discussing foreign language classroom instruction and testing

  • meeting the needs of heritage and non-heritage speakers

  • examining the three modes of communication: interpersonal, presentational and receptive

  • unpacking the LOTE TEKS per Levels

Increased Learning Time
Teacher Quality

Important Session Information:

This workshop will focus on creating lesson sequences that fully incorporate the three modes of communication.  Participants will first work through a sample lesson sequence, beginning with interpretive activities centered on an authentic text.  They will experience activities designed to practice all three modes.  In the afternoon, teachers will work in small groups to create their own chain of activities practicing these skills within a unit framework of their choice.  Please bring your devices and teaching materials to help you develop the activities.

TFLA Presenter: Teresa Tattersall

Participants must be TFLA members.

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KEY WORDS: LOTE, Foreign Language, World Languages, Communication Modes
Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Sunday, March 03, 2019
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Claudia Vargas-Ramirez
Claudia Vargas-Ramirez
Date Time Location
3/2/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Education Service Center Region 20 - Redbud Room
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208


1314 Hines San Antonio, TX 78208 | Phone: 210-370-5200 | Map