The 5 E Learning Cycle Model Priming the Pump: Peter Elbow's prompts to help students explore topics, objects, places, issues Questions to help a student write about someone s/he has studied or read about: · Describe _ as an ordinary person. · What was/is special or unique about _ ? · Imagine _ were the opposite sex: describe the life s/he would have lived. Bloggin’ away Photo by Rick Diana Frances Spencer was born into British aristocracy at Park House, Sandringham in Norfolk, England on 1st July 1961. I think that I first knew about her when I was only a child and I´m pretty sure that almost everybody has heard of Lady Di for her charity work, public scandals or for the media pressure around her fashionable image. But the truth is that she was the first British citizen to marry an heir to the British throne in almost 300 years.
ROLEPLAYS-ESL speaking activities: communicative activities for oral fluency These speaking activities include ESL role-plays (roleplays), Find someone who... speaking activities, information gap activities, examination rubrics for ESL oral tests, and discussion questions. Most of these are ESL speaking activities that I've created, used, and liked. Brazilian & American cultural difference - a roleplay in which a cultural misunderstanding must be overcome in order for the speakers' relationship to move forward. Intercultural communication conflict resolution - a roleplay for introducing and practicing the 4 cross cultural conflict resolution steps.
Objectives - Lesson Plan Objectives and Goals Definition: Objectives are the first step in writing a strong 8-step lesson plan. After the Objective, you will define the Anticipatory Set. In the Objectives section of your lesson plan, write precise and delineated goals for what you want your students to be able to accomplish after the lesson is completed. Be Specific. Use numbers where appropriate. Lesson Plan Writing Guide This guide is not meant to be the one and only way to develop a lesson plan. It is a general overview that highlights the key points of creating a lesson plan. Below is a list of the steps involved in developing a lesson plan as well as a description of what each component should be. You may also find this new Lesson Plan Template to be useful for creating your lesson plans! The first thing to consider, obviously, is what you want to teach.
FILMS IN THE CLASSROOM 0Google + Students really enjoy watching movies and TV for a variety of reasons. For one, they get exposure to natural language in a non-threatening setting. Goals and Objectives Before you do anything, you’ll need to focus your objective(s) for the class. After collaborating on shared goals with the faculty member, formulate your learning outcomes for the class so that you can keep them in mind as you plan and teach the class. Well thought out learning outcomes will give structure to the discussion, activities and assessment of the class. Lesson Planning A sure ingredient in a recipe for disaster is "winging it." As in: "I'm not sure what I'll do today, I'll just wing it." Good classroom managers plan the lesson, procure the products needed, list the procedure to follow, and prepare for potential problems and pitfalls. Proper planning leads to less stress for you and more learning for your students. Preparing a Lesson Lesson plans do not consist of statements such as: "Today we'll cover Chapter 4 in the history book."
speakingactivities - Welcome to Miguel Prieto's Website These are some speaking activities I’ve been doing with my students at Escuela Oficial de Idiomas de Burgos for some years now. They are intended for students to practice for their speaking performances at their level tests for Escuelas Oficiales de Idiomas. They are topic related and based on New English File Elementary, English File Pre-intermediate and Intermediate That’s English! Modules 7-8-9 . I have included some useful Internet links for students and Thingies I've recently come across in the Net. OWL Writing Exercises Welcome to the updated OWL exercise pages. For the past year and a half, we have been working on updating the OWL page design and OWL navigation based on our OWL Usability Project findings. As part of this process, we have also been working on correcting and updating our exercises. To navigate the OWL exercises, please use the navigation bar on the left.
Writing Lesson Plans - 8 Steps to Writing a Perfect Lesson Plan Whether you're working on your teaching credential or being reviewed by an administrator or evaluator, you will often need to write out a lesson plan during your teaching career. Make sure it includes the eight essential components of a strong, effective lesson plan and you'll be on your way to achieving every teacher's goal: measurable student learning. Use the blank lesson plan template to stay organized. 1. Objectives and Goals
Speaking skills: more lesson plans Tips and tricks to help you prepare for English speaking practice in the classroom. Drama activitiesSix drama activities for the ELT and ESL classroom.Dramatic dialoguesUsing dialogues to practise intonation, functions and structures.First dayLindsay Clandfield provides six tried and tested speaking activities perfect for your first day with a new class.Get out of the classroom 1Ideas for outdoor lessons which will have an element of English in them.Get out of the classroom 2Ideas for outdoor lessons which will have an element of English in them.Using OKRaising students' awareness of the uses of 'OK' as a discourse marker. Students find out the disputed etymology of 'OK' and practise using it as a discourse marker.
Split Infinitives : Grammar Girl You may have heard a rule that you shouldn't split infinitives, but I'm here to tell you it's not a real rule, and the idea itself is based on a shaky foundation. What Are Infinitives? To understand split infinitives, we first have to clearly define the word “infinitive.” Wikipedia defines “infinitive” as the unmarked form of a verb (1), but you really need examples to understand what that means. In English, there are two kinds of infinitives: bare infinitives and full infinitives.