Timi is a 4-level project for teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language (PFL) / Portuguese as a Second Language (PL2) to primary school children (ages 5 to 10).
The primary objective of this project is to teach the foreign language through a communicative, fun approach, presenting grammar and vocabular content in a gradual and systematic way so that it is absorbed almost imperceptibly.
Through a group of students and Timi - a friendly, mischievous turtle - the children explore familiar themes from their daily lives such as school, family, animals, etc. The aim is to stimulate oral comprehension, reading and oral and written expression.
Timi is a course based on oral expression and is aimed at students who are starting to read in Portuguese as a Foreign Language and Portuguese as a Second Language.
- Student`s Book with illustrated vocabulary, dialogues, games and varied exercises. Includes audio files available online at www.lidel.pt/en/download-contents/ (Timi, Timi 2 and Timi 3) and an audio CD (Timi 1) featuring presentation of vocabulary, dramatisation of stories in comic strip form, oral comprehension exercises and a song per unit with original music and lyrics.
- Timi Para Consolidar: Workbook containing suggested exercises designed to reinforce learning of gramatical structures, vocabulary and creative writing.
- Teacher`s Book offering step-by-step suggestions for exploration per exercise, as well as numerous ideas and resources for each unit. Includes a synopsis of the content of each unit, keys to the exercises and posters with the illustrations and vocabulary of the opening pages of each unit of the Student`s Book.
Literate children who are learning Portuguese as a foreign language / Portuguese as a second language.
Licenciada em Língua e Cultura Portuguesa, possui pós-graduação em Relações Interculturais e european master em Comunicação Intercultural. Foi leitora de Língua e Cultura Portuguesa na Alemanha. Atualmente é professora de PLE na Escola Alemã do Estoril.
Professora de Ensino Básico. Lecionou em Berna. É, desde 1994, professora primária na Escola Alemã do Estoril.
Professora do Ensino Básico e Educadora de Infância. Lecionou como educadora de infância e professora do ensino básico durante 6 anos. Leciona Português há 18 anos na Escola Alemã do Estoril.