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Spanish TOPT Courses 2009-2010: attain the advanced level of oral proficiency required

Spanish TOPT Courses - 2009-2010


SPANISH TOPT PREPARATION

The Texas Oral Proficiency Test has been developed in the State of Texas as one of the requirements for teacher certification in bilingual education and Spanish as a foreign language. Information about the test, including dates and registration deadlines, can be found on the Website of the State Board for Educator Certification at www.sbec.state.tx.us.

The Spanish TOPT Preparation Course was designed to specifically address the objectives of the test and help teachers attain the advanced level of oral proficiency required to pass the TOPT.

GOAL

This is an in-depth study and intensive practice of the 15 communicative functions defined in the Spanish TOPT, including thorough understanding of proficiency level requirements, study strategies for effective test preparation and test-like practice. Each meeting will begin with a test-like practice of all the questions studied before.

YOU WILL GET

• Six full days (Saturdays, 9:00 am-4:00 pm): designed to help you reach the advanced level of oral proficiency in Spanish • Four individual phone sessions • One individual (or in pair) additional session.

MATERIALS

Azoulay, A. and Vicente, A. 1998. Spanish TOPT Study Set. Texas: VIC Languages

2009-2010 PREPARATION COURSES

OCTOBER 2009 TEST

Location St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church -Administration Center – 5819 W. Pleasant Ridge Rd. Arlington, TX 76016
Dates August 8, 15, 29; September 12, 19; October 10
Deadline July 21, 2009 (After deadline, call to check availability)
Cost $ 595.00 (Includes $35.00 non-refundable registration fee + course work and individual sessions for less than $13.00 per hour- Check payable to Avigail Vicente)

FEBRUARY 2010 TEST

Location TBD
Dates TBD
Deadline TBD(After deadline, call to check availability)
Cost $ 595.00 (Includes $35.00 non-refundable registration fee + course work and individual sessions for less than $15.00 per hour- Check payable to Avigail Vicente)

JULY 2010 TEST

Location TBD
Dates TBD
Deadline TBD(After deadline, call to check availability)
Cost $ 595.00 (Includes $35.00 non-refundable registration fee + course work and individual sessions for less than $15.00 per hour- Check payable to Avigail Vicente)


OTHER OPTIONS

* Other timeframes and prices are available depending upon number of participants interested.
* Private, small group, and distance coaching available.
PAYMENT ACCEPTED OFF-LINE. PLEASE CALL 817-557-1066 or EMAIL avigailvicente@sbcglobal.net.