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Chialin Hsin English for Creative Industries Transforming written English to spoken form
Questions: 1. Spoken form= Written form? 2. Think about your students: (1) speaking =memorizing ? (2) speaking lack fluency: with “um” (3) notes taking skill? How do you help them? TPE Arena Background: It was built on the original site of the outdated Taipei Baseball Stadium.
Contents of presentation: Introducing the textbook Two languages: language IN the task vs. language For the task The task: Introduce a performance facility Students’ group work : Dr. Sun Yet-Sen memorial hall Conclusion
Introducing the textbook:
12 cultural topics: 1Visual arts7Television and radio 2Music and performing arts8Publishing 3Performance facilities9Product design 4Crafts10Architectural design 5Film11Fashion design 6Advertising12Digital content
Two languages: language IN the task vs. language FOR the task Purpose: increase speaking fluency Language IN the task: ---language in the actual task Language For the task: ---language needed to complete the task
Ex: capacity Language IN the task: Language For the task capacity, TPE arena, 15,350 1.The capacity of the facility is (about/approximate) _______. 2.The facility holds/sits/contains/accommodates _________ people. 3.The facility accommodates more than ______people. Two languages: language IN the task vs. language FOR the task
The task: Introduce a performance facility Purpose of the task : increase fluency and note taking skill Skills: reading, note taking, discussion, speaking
Procedure: (1) Questions to discuss : ① introduction to the cultural topic ② prepare for the reading: help students identify the information of the text ③ ex. What are the important elements that make a space or place performance facility? (2) Students read the text : TPE and KHS Arena (3) Students discuss and take notes: in what way they can describe a facility –generate language IN the task The task: Introduce a performance facility
Procedure (3) Students discuss and take notes: in what way they can describe a facility –generate language IN the task ① Identify the key purpose and function of a text : how did the writer introduce the facility? ② categories: background, capacity, adjacent area, interior/exterior design etc. ③ Use point form/note form to organize note. (NOT complete sentences) ---identify the key word/concept of the text (4) Compare notes with each other. The task: Introduce a performance facility
Taipei ArenaKaohsiung Arena Background ① TPE baseball stadium ② 2005 ① 2009 world games ② Follow TPE Capacity15, 35015,000 Interior design ① high-tech ② convertible True-circle Exterior design ① LED wall FunctionVarieties of shows, playsSport events AccessibilityMRT, buses, Adjacent areaShops, department storesShopping complex The task: Introduce a performance facility
Procedure: (5) Students discuss language For the task in every category. The task: Introduce a performance facility
Ex: interior design Language IN the task: Language For the task Interior design, KHS arena, true circle 1.The facility features/demonstrates/exhibits/ houses________. 2.I think ______ is a very special design (for KHS arena ) because___________. (give reasons, explanation, descriptions etc.) 1.With (design), (advantages for spectators etc….) 2.The facility features ______ to suit________. 3.I am attracted to ______ because _________. The task: Introduce a performance facility
National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
Capacity auditorium : – 35 rows of seats (total in 2520 seats)
Capacity There is an auditorium in the MH. The auditorium has 35 rows of seats with 2520 seats in total.
Accessibility: MRT : “ 國父紀念館 ” stop
Accessibility The easiest way to access the facility is to take MRT. you can get off at the MH stop.
Interior Design Auditorium: largest indoor national-class performing venue Chungshan National Gallery: --a national class art gallery --an expansive space --offering an expansive view
Interior design MH includes two parts: the auditorium and Chungshan National Gallery. The auditorium sits more than 2 thousand people and is the largest indoor national class venue for all kinds of performances, such as musical or dance shows, or dramas. Chungshan National Gallery is also a national class art gallery with an expansive space that offers an expansive view. This allows the visitors to walk through the gallery comfortably and enjoy the exhibition.
Exterior Design Height:30.4m Area:100,000 square meter 14 columns Yellow rooftop: ① with upturn ② resembling soaring eagle
The building is 30.4 meters tall and takes up 100, 000 meters. The main building is supported by 14 columns, which gives the facility a significant outlook. One very special feature of this facility is the yellow rooftop. With a upturn shape, the building looks like an eagle flying up to the sky. Exterior Design vs. soaring eagle
Adjacent Area Chung Shan Park
Adjacent Area MH enjoys a location advantage because it is surrounded by a beautiful park. In this Chung Shan Park, there is a lake, a health trail and several recreation areas for visitors to spend some quality time with their friends and family.
Special Features The largest local indoor national-class performing venue The national class art gallery The artificial lake The health trail
Special Features MH is a special performance facility because it not only has the national-class performing venue and art gallery, but also has an artificial lake and health trail. For TPE citizens, it is not only the top choice of performance facility, but also a recreation area for the citizens. It is a multifunction purpose facility.
Suitable Event: Frida Kahlo painting exhibition Interior design: art gallery Accessibility: MRT Adjacent area: Chung Shan Park
Suitable event: Frida Kahlo painting exhibition can be hosted in National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall because of its interior design and accessibility. The interior of the art gallery offers an expansive space for the visitors to appreciate the paintings. The audience can get there by MRT and not to worry about the parking and the traffic. Besides, if people are bored with the paintings, they can have fun and relax in the Chung Shan Park. Therefore, it’s a suitable place for people to appreciate Frida Kahlo painting exhibition and to relax.
Conclusion: 1. Language in the task : key words/concepts 2. Language for the task: sentence pattern 3. Language in/for the task: increase fluency 4. How to talk more? -- say more language for the task! how? --give reasons, opinions, descriptions, explanations or elaborations.