Presentation on theme: "ARE YOUR STUDENTS THE PROTAGONISTS OF YOUR TEACHING?"— Presentation transcript:
ARE YOUR STUDENTS THE PROTAGONISTS OF YOUR TEACHING?
How much is enough? … it is the quality and quantity of the input to which learners are exposed which is the single most important factor in their progress Michael Lewis
Can they relate to what you teach? Whenever learners produce language, it should be for the purpose of expressing some kind of meaning… the usefulness of mechanical drills for promoting either acquisition or productive abilities is questionable Bill VanPatten
Identify clear purposes Do not go on and on but in and in during a task Rehearse what you want to see happening What will the students get out of this…. What is the drive? You work towards teaching or towards learning? Do your students know what are they required to internalize?
Look at the picture and.. In 2 minutes write as many ideas as you can think of about the: Topic of conversation Place of the meeting Kind of celebration Previous relationship etc.
TASK You are a famous writer. You are in charge of creating a love story for a Mexican Company –TELEVISA. you have to send a draft with the introduction of the story. Be as creative as you can possibly be.
Let´s speculate Occupation Food Diet Water Vegetables Exercise Hobbies A normal day in her life
What about him? A normal day in his life Exercise Diet Favorite food Hobbies Water Vegetables
Task HER HIM WHAT COULD BE SIMILAR
TASK Write a comparison & contrast short composition about the two characters. Be careful when you combine the sentences. too and but both neither
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