Freer speaking activities

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How to set up freer speaking activities to practise English and tips on making them successful.

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Freer speaking activities

  1. 1. Freer speaking activities
  2. 2. ‘Grammar for Language Teachers’ course
  3. 3. ContentsWhat are freer speaking activities? Why have freer speaking activities? What makes them successful? What problems can arise?
  4. 4. Accuracy Fluency Controlled Freer practice practice
  5. 5. Why have freer speakingactivities?
  6. 6. Isn’t this just conversation practice?
  7. 7. Language Language Speaking input input
  8. 8. Language Language Speaking input input
  9. 9. PPPLanguage Speaking input Presentation Practice Production
  10. 10. Task Based LearningDogme Speaking Language input
  11. 11. Language Language Speaking input input
  12. 12. What makes themsuccessful?
  13. 13. Exampleactivity 1
  14. 14. A good friend• Name• How I know her• Job/family etc• Why I like her 1. Think about a friend of yours 2. Tell your partner about them 3. Your partner must ask you two questions afterwards
  15. 15. Language Language Speaking input input Adjectives of personality Describing people
  16. 16. Exampleactivity 2
  17. 17. Teenagers Is there any chance of –ing Would you mind if I –ed I’d be really careful…Parents I dont think that’s a great idea. I’d like to but…. If you borrowed it, you’d probably….
  18. 18. Parents
  19. 19. Error CorrectionIf you would borrow thecar, you would crash!Please let me to borrow it!You will accident.
  20. 20. Language Language Speaking input input
  21. 21. What makes themsuccessful?
  22. 22. An interesting topicNote: Cultural sensitivity
  23. 23. Personalisation
  24. 24. Warm up ModelTime for preparation
  25. 25. Purpose Structure A bit of conflict canStructure help! Level
  26. 26. Relaxed atmosphere Even participation Appropriate level
  27. 27. How would you set this up?ProblemsYou want to give up smokingYour child is being bullied at schoolYou have a really bad headacheYou’ve lost your job.Your girl/ boyfriend has left you.Your life is boring.
  28. 28. What problems can arise?
  29. 29. Learners are unable to express themselves.Learners feel inhibitedLearners have nothing to say.Learners are unclear about what to do.Some learners are silent, others do all the talking.Learners use their mother tongue.Learners make lots of mistakes with the language.
  30. 30. Learners are unable to express themselves.Learners feel inhibitedLearners have nothing to say.Learners are unclear about what to do.Some learners are silent, others do all the talking.Learners use their mother tongue.Learners make lots of mistakes with the language.
  31. 31. Learners are unable to express themselves.Learners feel inhibitedLearners have nothing to say.Learners are unclear about what to do.Some learners are silent, others do all the talking.Learners use their mother tongue.Learners make lots of mistakes with the language.
  32. 32. Learners are unable to express themselves.Learners feel inhibitedLearners have nothing to say.Learners are unclear about what to do.Some learners are silent, others do all the talking.Learners use their mother tongue.Learners make lots of mistakes with the language.
  33. 33. Learners are unable to express themselves.Learners feel inhibitedLearners have nothing to say.Learners are unclear about what to do.Some learners are silent, others do all the talking.Learners use their mother tongue.Learners make lots of mistakes with the language.
  34. 34. Learners are unable to express themselves.Learners feel inhibitedLearners have nothing to say.Learners are unclear about what to do.Some learners are silent, others do all the talking.Learners use their mother tongue.Learners make lots of mistakes with the language.

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