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CLTA-WA Summer Workshop 2018

August 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2018 Summer Workshop: Making It Real: Speaking, Reading, and Grammar for Authentic Communication

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 1 – 5 PM
Location: Westside School (10404 34th Ave, SW, Seattle, WA 98146)
Admission: Free – REGISTER HERE by August 15 (clock hours provided for attending entire event)

Presenter: Bridget Yaden, Ph.D; Professor of Hispanic Students and Director of the Language Resource Center at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in Tacoma, WA.

During this interactive workshop, participants will learn and share ideas as well as free resources for authentic communication through speaking and reading. We will also explore the role of grammar in a communicative classroom. Based on interest survey results, this session will include ideas for Interpersonal Communication tasks for pairs, small groups, and whole class instruction, Interactive Reading and Listening comprehension tasks using Authentic Cultural Texts, and introducing grammar in a communicative context.

Please note: 4 clock hours will be awarded respectively for participants who attend the whole afternoon event in the entirety. No partial clock hours will be awarded.


  • 12:30 – 1 PM: Sign in
  • 1 – 2:45 PM: Session One
  • 2: 45 – 3 PM: Break and Announcement
  • 3 – 4:45 PM: Session Two
  • 4:45 – 5 PM: Evaluation and Wrap Up

For more information, visit the link here: CLTA-WA Workshop

This event is posted as a courtesy to the event sponsors. It is not sponsored by the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington.


August 18, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm