Low Tech Languages

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Fiona Boughey's presentation from the 2013 MLTA Conference

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  • tarsia
  • Mini books
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  • Low Tech Languages

    1. 1. Low Tech Languages Fiona Boughey @FionaR_B St Paul’s Grammar School
    2. 2. Why?• Kinesthetic activities to engage different learner types• Can be used multiple ways• Ability to manipulate the resource at the students’ desk
    3. 3. What• Today I’m going to talk about 3 different low tech activities I have used in my French classroom. • Mini books • Tarsia puzzle • Match-up cards
    4. 4. Mini Books Clare Seccombe http://changing-phase.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/whats- that-in-your-pocket.html Positives: - Can be as simple or complicated as you need - Fun - Something to take home
    5. 5. Tarsia Puzzle Maths puzzle making software Match up the sides to form shapes and dominoes Easy to download from the web Encourages thinking skills Great for pairs or groups Used for revision or introduction of new language
    6. 6. Match-upEnglish on one side, Target Language on the otherGreat for vocab awarenessClassify words – many, many different categoriesStudents can play a game of concentration
    7. 7. Thanks! @FionaR_B

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