Veranstaltung mit Penny Ur
Dem Seminar für Didaktik und Lehrerbildung ist es gelungen, die international bekannte Fachdidaktikerin, Prof’in Emeritus Penny Ur, nach Rottweil einzuladen. Sie war am Freitag, den 4. Mai 2012, bei uns zu Gast und bot zwei jeweils 90-minütige Veranstaltungen zu den Themen Grammar teaching: research, theory and practice sowie Task-based versus traditional-language instruction an.
- Neckarquelle / Südwest Presse vom 9.5.2012: "Neue Anstöße für Pädagogen: Weltbekannte Professorin Penny Ur referiert in Rottweil".
- Teaching Grammar: Reasearch, theory and practice
- Task-based instruction versus traditional methodologies
Penny Ur's Bio
Penny Ur was educated at the universities of Oxford (MA), Cambridge (PGCE) and Reading (MATEFL). She is married with four
children and five grandchildren. Penny Ur has thirty years' experience as an English teacher in primary and secondary schools. She has
recently retired from the headship of the M.Ed program in foreign-language teaching at Oranim Academic College of Education, but continues
to teach M.A. courses at Oranim and Haifa University. She is interested in all aspects of language-teaching methodology, but in particular
issues of fluency and accuracy in language teaching, language-learning activity design and the implications for teachers of the development
of English as a lingua franca. She has published a number of articles, and was for ten years the editor of the Cambridge Handbooks for
Language Teachers series. Her books include Discussions that Work (1981), Five Minute Activities (co-authored with Andrew Wright) (1992), A
Course in Language Teaching (1996), and Grammar Practice Activities (2nd Edition) (2009), all published by Cambridge University