Teaching Advanced Learners Business English

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Teaching Advanced Learners Business English

  1. 1. Karenne Sylvester www.kalinago-english.com - http://kalinago.blogspot.com - http://how2learnenglish.blogspot.com Teaching Advanced Learners Business English VHS Leinfelden 13-06-09
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>10.00 – 11.30 Defining the Advanced Learner
  3. 3. 11.45 – 13.00 Textbooks vs. Authentic Material
  4. 4. 13.00 – 13.45 Lunch
  5. 5. 13.45 – 15.00 Internet / Videos
  6. 6. 15.15 – 16.15 Role & real play
  7. 7. 16.15 - 17.00 Feedback and Grammar </li></ul>Karenne Sylvester www.kalinago-english.com - http://kalinago.blogspot.com - http://how2learnenglish.blogspot.com
  8. 8. Who are the advanced learners? What are (will be) their jobs?
  9. 9. Why do advanced learners keep taking English classes?
  10. 10. What do they need to learn? What do they want to learn?
  11. 11. Where are the resources?
  12. 12. Do you create a learning program? If so, how?
  13. 13. He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. Lao Tzu Karenne Sylvester www.kalinago-english.com - http://kalinago.blogspot.com - http://how2learnenglish.blogspot.com
  14. 14. Reading, Writing & Vocabulary 11.45 - 13.00 Business + News (+Magazines) vs. Business Blogs vs. Bestselling business books vs. Textbooks vs. Company materials
  15. 15. The Business World <ul><li>Books </li><ul><li>The Google Story
  16. 16. The Long Tail
  17. 17. Tipping Point
  18. 18. Microtrends </li></ul><li>Magazines </li><ul><li>The Economist
  19. 19. BusinessWeek
  20. 20. Time </li></ul><li>Newspapers </li><ul><li>Financial Times </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li><ul><li>Seth Godin
  21. 21. Presentation Zen
  22. 22. Dumb Little Men
  23. 23. The customer is not always right
  24. 24. Engadget
  25. 25. Autoblog </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. The Business English World <ul><li>Blogs for language learners </li><ul><li>How to learn English
  27. 27. English Spark
  28. 28. English at Home
  29. 29. Business Spotlight
  30. 30. Bite-sized-English </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Ways to teach Vocabulary
  32. 32. S W O T
  33. 33. To lead people, walk beside them. Lao Tzu Karenne Sylvester www.kalinago-english.com - http://kalinago.blogspot.com - http://how2learnenglish.blogspot.com
  34. 34. Listening, Watching & Vocabulary (examples) <ul>14.00-15.15 Authentic Podcasts <ul>i-tunes </ul>Authentic video <ul>YouTube TED Big Think Pop!Casts </ul></ul>
  35. 35. What else have you seen or found? What could you look for?
  36. 36. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream. Lao Tzu Karenne Sylvester www.kalinago-english.com - http://kalinago.blogspot.com - http://how2learnenglish.blogspot.com
  37. 37. <ul>Adding drama </ul><ul>15.15 - 16.15 Role plays, case studies and decision dilemmas Real play <ul><li>The Superhero
  38. 38. The Chair </li></ul><li>16.15 - 17.00
  39. 39. Giving Feedback
  40. 40. Grammar </li></ul>
  41. 41. Dramatic Activities <ul><li>Textbooks </li><ul><li>Market Leader
  42. 42. Intelligent Business </li></ul><li>Supplementary books </li><ul><li>Business Roles 1 + 2
  43. 43. Decisionmaker
  44. 44. InCompany Case studies
  45. 45. Business Rewards </li></ul><li>Methodology book </li><ul><li>Drama & Improvisation, OUP by Ken Wilson </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. The Chair Who is the Expert? What can you teach us? Adapted from Experts - Ken Wilson, Drama and Improvisation OUP
  47. 47. The Superhero, item of office equipment and a building in the city centre... What happened? Adapted from Superhero, household object & location - Ken Wilson, Drama and Improvisation
  48. 48. Fossilized Errors and Feedback <ul>? </ul>
  49. 49. Advanced Grammar <ul><li>Verb infinitives, ing forms
  50. 50. Determiners & quantifiers
  51. 51. Participle clauses </li></ul><ul><li>Leaving words out </li></ul><ul><li>Prepositions </li></ul><ul><li>Connectors </li></ul><ul><li>and... </li></ul>
  52. 52. <ul>Photographs: www.flickr.com <li>1 + 5 kung fu by hyeenus
  53. 53. 3 + 4 she knows kung fu by richard masoner
  54. 54. 6 + 7 tai chi praying mantis by stevendepolo
  55. 55. 9 -13 shaolin kungfu monks by dennis kruyt
  56. 56. 15 + 16 the art of shaolin kungfu by kevin poh
  57. 57. 18 + 19 Franzli kungfu panda by Roberto Rizzato
  58. 58. 20 .45 r.p.m art chair by Gary Bridgeman
  59. 59. 21 it's not easy being a superhero by Esparta
  60. 60. 22 tai chi praying mantis festival by stevendepelo
  61. 61. 23 kungfu tournament by midwinterpolo </li></ul><ul>Recommended Resources <li>Task based Language Learning and Teaching
  62. 62. Rod Ellis OUP
  63. 63. Drama and Improvisation
  64. 64. Ken Wilson OUP
  65. 65. Second Language Needs Analysis
  66. 66. Michael Long CUP
  67. 67. One to One
  68. 68. Peter Wilberg LTP Teacher Training </li></ul>CC by Karenne Sylvester Kalinago English June 19, 2009 You have permission to download and use for your own training or to train other EFL teachers. If you do so, please give attribution and do not remove source references. Thanks.

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