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  • 1.  
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  • 3. P I C T U R E S T O R I E S IN THE CLASSROOM
    • LILIAN CECILIA ZAMBRANO
    • EDGAR ALIRIO INSUASTY
    • UNIVERSIDAD DE CALDAS-UNIVERSIDADSURCOLOMBIANA
    • LANGUAGE LEARNING RESOURCES
  • 4. OUTLINE
    • Introduction
    • Advantages and disadvantages of using picture stories
    • 3. Finding picture stories
    • 4. What to do with a picture story
    • 5. Practical tasks to use picture stories in different teaching settings
    • 6. Conclusions
  • 5. INTRODUCTION
    • “ A PICTURE SPEAKS A THOUSAND WORDS”
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  • 12. ADVANTAGES OF USING PICTURE STORIES
    • They are enjoyable
    • They are discourse-based
    • They are challenging
    • They trigger learners’ imagination and creativity
    • They provide opportunities for skill integration
    • They are a key resource
    • They appeal not only to visual but also kinesthetic learners
    • They are not based on level
    • They add pace to the class
  • 13. CAVEATS OF USING PICTURE STORIES
    • The limited use teachers may make of picture stories by only focusing on narrative speaking or writing
    • On their own, pictures are a limited source of textual input.
  • 14. FINDING PICTURE STORIES
    • Digital photos
    • Internet
    • Magazines and newspapers
    • Drawing
    • Pocket pictures
    • Commercial sets
    • English textbooks
    • Learners
  • 15.
    • What to do with picture stories ?
  • 16. Telling stories out loud to others
  • 17. Making notes and reacting to the story
  • 18. Speculating and predicting the outcome
  • 19. Re-arraging the picture sequence
  • 20. Re-creating the pictures
  • 21. Using pictures as prompts for presentations about any subject
  • 22. Acting out the picture story
  • 23. PRACTICAL TASKS TO USE PICTURE STORIES
  • 24. 1. PICTURE STORIES FOR CHILDREN
    • “ THE FARMER AND THE BEET ”
  • 25.
    • PICTURE STORIES FOR INTERMEDIATE LEARNERS
    • “ A SPY STORY ”
  • 26. 3. PICTURE STORIES FOR ADVANCED LEARNERS
    • 3.1. BETTY LOU
    • 3.2. THE BOY ON THE CHAIR
    • 3.3. MIDNIGHT
    • 3.4. THE BABY SITTER
    • 3.5. LOOKING IN, LOOKING OUT
  • 27. BETTY LOU
  • 28. THE BOY ON THE CHAIR
  • 29. THE BABY SITTER
  • 30. LOOKING IN, LOOKING OUT
  • 31. MIDNIGHT
  • 32. CONCLUSIONS
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  • 36. REFERENCES
    • Goodman, Jennifer. 2008. Picture stories in the Communicative classroom. http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think/resources/picture_story.shtml
    • http://www.flickr.com
    • Mumford, Simon. 2008. Fun with pictures for ELT. http://brasyl.co.uk/e-esh/members/teachers/pdf/tc_art_funwithpictures.pdf
    • Yorkey, Richard. 1979. Springboards: Interacting in English. Addison-Wesley Publishing House