Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    How do children move from listening to speaking?

    • Activity: Examing our beliefs about speaking FREE PREVIEW
    • Activity: How does speaking develop from listening?
    • From listening to speaking
    • Activity: What children talk about?
    • Feedback: What do children talk about?
    • Ideas for the classroom
    • The process of moving from learning to speak, to speaking to learn
    • Let's check our understanding.
  • 3

    How do children move from parroting to freer speaking?

    • What expectations can we have for speaking in our classroom?
    • A Visit to the Classroom: Speaking
    • The stages of speaking
    • Spoken interaction or spoken production?
    • Getting Children from Parroting to Autonomy: Herbert Puchta
  • 4

    Assessing Spoken Production Activities

    • Activity: Categorise these speaking activities
    • Think Aloud: A teacher explains her own catgorisation and reasons
    • Higher Order Thinking Skills
    • Ideas for the Classroom
  • 5

    Let's Analyse Some Speaking Activities: Songs

    • Songs
    • Songs Think Aloud: A teacher's response to the speaking support frame
    • Ideas for the Classroom
    • What are the objectives of using songs for language learning?
  • 6

    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
    • Plays and Drama
  • 7

    Speaking Activities: Video

    • Video
    • Ideas for the Classroom
  • 8

    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
  • 9

    Speaking Activities: Presentations and Talks

    • How can we support older YLs and teens to develop presentation skills?
  • 10

    Summary and Next Steps...

    • Summary
    • Some Further Resources
    • Here is an overview of the whole YL series...
    • Here's what's next...
    • Before you go...

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