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Objectives Torevisittheconcepts of communicativecompetence and communicative performance Tocollaborativelyoverviewthedifferentwayswe can exploittechnologicaltoolstodeveloplanguageskills Tofocusonspecificcommunicativetasksthatrequiretheaid of technology
CommunicativeCompetence grammatical competence sociolinguistic competence strategic competence A Theoretical Framework for Communicative Competence. Authors:Canale, Michael; Swain, Merrill
Communicative Performance Refers to the actual use of that language in concrete situations.
David Nunan’s (1991) five features of CLT: Communicationthroughinteraction Introduction of authentictexts Attentiontolearningmanagementprocess Enhancement of learner’s personal experiences Classroomlearning and activitiesoutsideclassroomconnection
Survey How familiar are wewiththesetools? Howoften do students use them? Whatfor? How often do we use them in our clases? How can webetterimplementthem in ourclassestohelpstudentsimprovetheir use of English? What are thechallengeswefacewhenusingthesetools?
Why? Motivation and involvement Exploration and management of new tools Collaboration Purpose Authenticity Impact (inside and outsideclassroom) Memorable learning
Related issues http://www.tesol.org TESOL Technology Standards Framework : TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS FOR LANGUAGE LEARNERS AND LANGUAGE TEACHERS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0 Web 2.0 Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us
Thankyou! Claudia Santoro firstname.lastname@example.org Alianza Cultural Uruguay- Estados Unidos de América October 29, 2010