Course curriculum

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    How do children move from listening to speaking?

    • Activity: Examing our beliefs about speaking

    • 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?

  • 4

    Assessing Spoken Production Activities

    • Activity: Categorise these speaking activities

    • Think Aloud Strategy Modelled: Emma explains her own categorisation 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

  • 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

    • Extension activities for short dialogues

  • 7

    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

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    Summary and Next Steps...

    • Summary

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