Designing and implementing plurilingual classroom materials

Course Prerequisite

Workshop #1:Plurilingual Approaches to ELT is mandatory in order to register for this workshop. 


In this workshop, we explore how to supplement and enhance course content/materials using practical approaches and principles of plurilingual material design and integration.


Topic Relevance

  • Educators who teach English (or other languages) as a second language and are interested in developing suitable classroom material infromed by plurilingualism. 

  • Educators who have diverse group of learners and are interested in adopting practical approaches and principles of plurilingual material design and integration. 



  • To develop familiarity with designing  and implementing plurilingual classroom materials;

  • To develop a deeper understanding of Cummin’s best practices for content-based language instruction;

  • To learn how to integrate of plurilingual materials into learning;

  • To apply scaffolding in the teaching of language in a plurilingual context; and

  • To learn how plurilingual classroom materials can be implemented schoolwide.





Delivery Mode


  • This workshop will take place virtually.



Dr. Reza Farzi is an APTPUO professor at the Faculties of ARTS and Education.  He has many years of ESL/EFL teaching experience both in Canada and abroad. He also works as Curriculum Coordinator at the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute of the University of Ottawa. His current research and academic interests include pre- and in-service language teacher education, data-driven curriculum development for ESL and EAP programs, the application of technology in education. Most recently his work has been published in a practical resource book on Language Teacher Education for Global Englishes by Routledge.





November 15, 2021                                             Delivery Mode: Online                                   


18:00 - 21:00 (EDT)                                              Fee $400.00                                                                                                                    





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