4 Apply Multilingual Principles to the Tutoring Cycle

Now that you have considered the ways in which you might use multiple languages in a tutoring session, consider how your language use might look at each step in the tutoring cycle. Review the steps of the tutoring cycle (see the description in the Tutor Training Fundamentals Workbook- Level 1).

1. Welcome tutor to tutee; 2. Tutee agenda request; 3. Probe to identify scope/plan 4. Cycle (Take Focus, Align to Tutee, Tutor Input/Modelling, Tutee Response, Feedback); 5. Resources; 6. Review; 7. Closure
Image Credit: Peter Walsh, Lyn Benn and Alice Macpherson, 2019

Activity: Language Choices and the Tutoring Cycle

Reflect on the language choices you might make throughout the tutoring cycle.  What rationale would you give for your choices?

 

Tutoring Cycle

 

What language would you use?  Why?
Welcome: Tutor to tutee  

 

Tutee agenda request  

 

Probe to identify scope/plan  

 

Task focus  

 

Align to tutee  

 

Tutor input/modelling  

 

Tutee response  

 

Feedback  

 

Resources  

 

Review  

 

Closure  

 

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