Presentation on theme: "What methods? EuroTalk (ICT-based method for adults) Michel Thomas"— Presentation transcript:
1 What methods? EuroTalk (ICT-based method for adults) Michel Thomas EarwormsLinkWordCognatesInteraction
2 Evidence Activity 1 Look at the following list of words and give each one a number rating 1-4 based on how well you know the word. Look at the VKS (Vocabulary Knowledge Scale) below:1. I don’t remember having seen this word before. 2. I have seen this word before but I don’t know what it means. 3. I have seen this word before and I think it means…. 4. I know this word: it means……. (ref: Wesche M & Paribakht T.S. (1996) “Assessing second language vocabulary knowledge: depth versus breadth”, The Canadian Modern Language Review 53, 1:28)
3 Spanish word 1-5 English word dos siete trece tres cien ciento cero nueveseisdieciochodieceseisdocecincounocatorceName: _____________________________
4 Spanish word 1-5 English word veinte diecinueve quince once cuatro ochodiezdiecisieteName: _____________________________
5 ReviewDo you know more now than at the start of this learning activity?Did you make more/less/your expected level of progress?What did/didn’t you think was effective?What did you like/dislike about it?Did it increase/reduce your motivation to learn?Did it help you extend your concentration span?
6 EuroTalk method What is this method? This method is……. It uses……………. designed to help you learn.What do you know now that you didn’t know before using it today?I know………Rate your progress (better/less good/as expected)My progress using EuroTalk was…………What was effective/not effective?Something I found (not so) effective in this method was……….What did you like/dislike?I liked/ disliked………..Did it increase/decrease your motivation? How?This method made me more/less keen to learn because……Did it increase/decrease the length of time you could concentrate?I found I was (not) able to concentrate as I had hoped/expected. Maybe this was because…..