LTC Virtual Program Daily Schedule | Concordia Language Villages

Language Training Center Typical Day: Virtual Programs

Three- and Four-week Sample Daily Schedules

Monday — Friday, all times listed are Central.

Sample Daily Schedule for a Three-Week Training Session

The following schedule provides 120 training hours over 15 class days, offered Monday — Friday; times may vary depending on the time zone location of students and instructors.

Time Activity
9:00 – 9:50 Small-Group Language Focus
Students in groups of two or three practice reading, listening, writing and speaking on contemporary issues in the FLO topic areas of military, security, economics, politics, science and technology, geography, society and culture.
10:00 – 10:50 Small-Group Discussion
Students in groups of two or three engage in discussions, debates and presentations related to current events and issues of relevance to communities where the target language is spoken.
11:00 – 11:50 Independent Interpretive Practice
Participants are given time each day to practice interpretation of authentic texts (reading and listening) at the 2+ and 3 levels relating to FLO topics addressed in the Language Focus sessions, independently, with the support of online tools. Teachers offer office hours and feedback sessions during this period.
12:00 – 12:50 Topic-Based Projects
In groups of two or three, students explore and create using the language they have drilled in homework and small group discussion. Projects may include producing an advertisement, commenting on or producing a social media post or clip about the morning’s topic.
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:50 Current Events Cafe
Staff-lead one-on-one conversations with a portion of the participants on a rotating basis. Other Participants are responsible for researching and presenting a current event of their choice to the group on a rotating basis.
15:00 – 15:50 Interactive Operational and Cultural Activities
Participants work together to solve problems and accomplish practical tasks or build their awareness of aesthetic preferences and values by interacting with cultural products and practices.
16:00 – 16:50 Interactive Operational and Cultural Activities (continued)
17:00 - 17:50 Pre-reading
Teachers provide authentic texts (especially reading) daily at the 2+ and 3 levels, along with vocabulary lists and comprehension questions to allow participants for their work in language-focus sessions the following day.


Sample Daily Schedule for a Four-Week Training Session

The following schedule provides 120 training hours over 20 class days, offered Monday — Friday; times may vary depending on the time zone location of students and instructors.

Time Activity
9:00 – 9:50 Small-Group Language Focus
Students in groups of two or three practice reading, listening, writing and speaking on contemporary issues in the FLO topic areas of military, security, economics, politics, science and technology, geography, society and culture.
10:00 – 10:50 Independent Interpretive Practice
Participants are given time each day to practice interpretation of authentic texts (reading and listening) at the 2+ and 3 levels, on contemporary topics of general interest in the target culture regarding military, security, economics, politics, science and technology, geography, society and culture. Teachers offer office hours and feedback sessions during this period.
11:00 – 11:50 Topic-Based Projects
In groups of two or three, students explore and create using the language they have drilled in homework and small group discussion. Projects may include producing an advertisement, commenting on or producing a social media post or clip about the morning’s topic.
12:00 – 12:50 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Interactive Operational and Cultural Activities
Participants work together to solve problems and accomplish practical tasks, or build their awareness of aesthetic preferences and values by interacting with cultural products and practices. 
14:00 – 14:50 Interactive Operational and Cultural Activities (continued)
15:00 – 15:50 Pre-reading
Teachers provide authentic texts (especially reading) daily at the 2+ and 3 levels, along with vocabulary lists and comprehension questions to allow participants for their work in language-focus sessions the following day.