Presentation on theme: "PART-TIME IMMERSION IN PRIMARY SCHOOL Polyantseva A. Krasnoyarsk School №99."— Presentation transcript:
PART-TIME IMMERSION IN PRIMARY SCHOOL Polyantseva A. Krasnoyarsk School №99
Content What is part-time immersion? Why part-time immersion? Demonstration sample Aims of the project Key outcomes and results Resources
What is part-time immersion? Immersion “Language immersion is a method of teaching a second language. In- class activities, such as math, social studies, and history, and those outside of the class, such as meals or everyday tasks, are conducted in the target language”. – Language immersion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langu age_immersion http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langu age_immersion Part-time immersion PTI is an intensive method of teaching foreign language. Before a term Once a term 3 - 4 hour class Revision of the studied material Game plot, quest form All kinds of communicative skills in integration
Why part-time immersion? Most of learners forget lexis and grammar after holidays Boring and ordinary lessons Intensive and deep revision and even enrichment New communicative situation Naturally competitive, motivating atmosphere Long time (3 – 4 hours) English environment
Aims of the project Aim: to work out a PTI programme and a pack for primary school Objectives: - to work out a PTI programme and a PTI pack for the 4 th form learning the curriculum by Byboletova M. - to pilot a PTI series in the 4 th “a” form in 2010-2011. - to analyze and summarize the experience, publish the results on the regional level
Key outcomes and results PTI programme and PTI pack (4 plans, teacher’s materials, learner’s materials ) 4 PTI are conducted in the 4 th “a” form in 2010-2011. 14 learners took part in the PTI. By the end of 2010-2011 educational year quality of education and results will be improved according to final testing.
Resources Phillips, D., Burwood, S., Dunford, H. 1999. Projects with young learners. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Phillips, S. 1993. Young learners. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Language immersion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language_immersion/ Why Immersion? ACIE Newsletter, February 2001, Vol. 4, No. http://www.carla.umn.edu/immersion/acie/vo14/Feb2001_WhyImmers/