Course curriculum

  • 1

    How do children move from listening to speaking?

    • Introduction: The stages of language acquisition

    • Examining our beliefs about speaking

    • From listening to speaking

    • Word-story prediction: What do children talk about?

    • Now listen and retell: What do children talk about?

    • From parroting to fluency

    • Let's check our understanding.

    • A Visit to the Classroom: Speaking

    • The Stages of Speaking

    • Spoken interaction or spoken production?

  • 2

    Speaking Activities: Production Activities

    • Activity: Categorise these speaking activities

    • Think Aloud Strategy Modelled: Emma explains her own categorisation and reasons

    • Higher-Order Thinking Skills

    • Songs

    • Think Aloud: A teacher's response to the speaking support frame around the song

  • 3

    Speaking Activities: Story Telling and Drama

    • Story Building (using flashcards, drawings, images and actions)

    • Case Study: Two short plays

    • Short Play: Bossy Lola

    • Short Play: Fernando Goes Nuts

    • Extension activities for short dialogues

  • 4

    Speaking Activities: Image

    • The power of the image

    • Using one image as the base of a lesson

    • Teacher's think aloud in response to this lesson idea

  • 5

    Summary and Next Steps...

    • Summary

Young Learners Bundles

  • £75.00

    £75.00Teaching English to Young Learners 9 Module Bundle

    Buy Now