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Students can help us to understand more about their language, literature and culture if it is different from our own, as well as about their professions, interests and views on the world.

This enables us to piece whole lessons and courses together without using up whole evenings and weekends!

We are all very individual in how we study. Please be advised that item s you selected are not available. An accessible book on discourse is Cook Students will also need to know what the roles, responsibilities and expectations of all parties are. It can give you information about which parts of your course were most or planning lessons and courses tessa woodward helpful, whether students are using what they learned, in what contexts, and generally charts their pathways.

Once they have guessed, see if they can call out other words that have the same stress profile, e. Fluid boundaries In some institutional settings, the feeling may be that time boundaries can be more fluid and organic. Ester rated it it was ok Jun 29, Maria rated it really liked it Oct 02, So you can planning lessons and courses tessa woodward what basic reading and writing planning lessons and courses tessa woodward they have in their own language.


They are to help us shape the space, time and learning we share with students. Possible questions for this kind of homework are: For more on this way of using literature, see page The organisation of this book Most of the chapters in this book are organised around questions that you might ask when starting to plan a lesson or a course. Students who made a private note during the activity of new words can look them up at home.

There may be a few students in the room but most students will turn up to find you there already. Set a time limit of, say, ten minutes for people to explain their graphs to each other. Use a normal English dictionary for your own purposes, something like the Concise Oxford Dictionarysince it will carry more erudite words which you will need when reading poems, plays or other authentic material.

Planning Lessons and Courses by Tessa Woodward

Are there cultural differences between students in, for example, the time of day they like to study, or the amount of background noise they planning lessons and courses tessa woodward study with?

A chunk usually has a name of its own. A likely pattern here is the initiation, response, feedback IRF routine. But if we are careful to include the kind of work above, setting them in time, place and role relationship, this can be an interesting and useful category of language to include in language lessons.

In cuorses experience, with pre-meeting letter writing, at least half of the students in their teens and above will answer. How many of you like doing some English homework?

Return to Book Page. Blum is a marvellously honest and concrete book about classroom culture. Give or elicit examples for each category. You can be reading and responding to dialogue journal entries written by another class while your present class works on their entries.


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If you have taught a class with new students in, you can give time for students to help each other to learn the names of everyone in the class. Learning words, the names for things in a new language, is very important and very vourses.

Long-term surrender value, for example, would be displaying several different ways of marking stress on words and encouraging students to choose, stick with and remember to use the system they like best. Teach Business English Sylvie Donna. Noticing While planning lessons and courses tessa woodward on words, groups of words, grammatical patterns and functions, plan to teach students how to notice their form, meaning and use.

Planning Lessons and Courses : Designing Sequences of Work for the Language Classroom

We also find out something about the circumstances in which we have learned some of the aspects of our job. A Why are we here?

We can also involve students in these decisions. Students generally like this activity because it gives them the chance to recall and review words without the tension of a test.