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  • 1. LEARNING TO CONNECT CONNECTING TO LEARN
  • 2. WHY TO CONNECT
  • 3.  
  • 4. Constructivist teaching is based on recent research about the human brain and how learning occurs.
  • 5.
    • Constructivism is an approach to teaching and learning based on the premise that learning is the result of
    • "mental construction."
  • 6.
    • In other words, students learn by fitting new information together with what they already know.
  • 7. Brain Based Learning Principles
    • The brain is meaning driven. Meaning is more important to the brain than information .
    • Learning involves both focused attention and peripheral attention.
    • Learning always involves conscious and unconscious processes. ( Conscious % 10 – 20 Unconscious % 80 – 90 )
  • 8. WHAT TO CONNECT
  • 9. … . to the other things they know about. … . to other things they do. … ..to other things they are studying
  • 10. ENGLISH geography music Every day life sports General Knowledge maths WHAT TO CONNECT health history Social studies
  • 11. Stephen Krashen’s Theory of SLA
    • 5 main Hypotheses
    • The Acquisition – Learning hypotheses
    • The Monitor hypotheses
    • The Natural Order hypotheses
    • The Input hypotheses
    • The Affective Filter hypotheses
  • 12.
    • Language Acquisition … requires meaningful interaction in the target language – natural communication –in which speakers are concerned not with the form of their utterences but with the message they are conveying and understanding.
    • Conscious Language Learning; presentation of explicit language rules.
  • 13. HOW TO CONNECT
  • 14.
    • BEFORE
    • Where is this genuinely used ?
    • When is this genuinely used ?
    • What does this remind me of?
    • AFTER
    • What went well?
    • What was hard?
    • What can be improved?
  • 15. Read the car number plates below
    • 34 ABC 368
    • 55 DC 875
    • 16 BEG 215
    • 35 MJI 913
  • 16. smaller than – bigger than
    • 3 > 1
    • 9 < 12
    • 27 > 23 > 20
    • Tell me a number;
    • Bigger than ……. but smaller than …….
  • 17. the biggest – the smallest
    • Which one is the biggest number ?
    • Which one is the smallest number ?
    • 7650 – 7578- 7687 - 7678
  • 18.
    • Can is 14 years old. Damla is 9 years older than him. How old is Damla ?
    • 14 + 9 = 23
    • Belgin is 48 years old. Her sister is 10 years younger than her. How old is her sister ?
    • 48 – 10 = 38
  • 19.
    • Tell me a city . ( Bigger - smaller – hotter – wetter)
    • Tell me river. ( longer –shorter)
    • Tell me a mountain. ( higher – lower )
    • Tell me a bay.
    • Tell me a lake.
  • 20. Which one is bigger ? smaller ? The biggest ? the smallest ? Closest to the sun ?
  • 21.
    • Is there life on the moon ?
    • Is there water on the moon?
    • Is there air on the moon?
    • Are there any plants on the moon?
    • When was the first visit to the moon? (1959 by the soviet spacecraft )
  • 22. SPRING’ S COMING
    • Spring’s coming
    • Spring’s coming
    • Trees are green and
    • birds are back
    • I go out
    • on these warm days
    • and play football
    • which is great !
  • 23. winter’s coming
    • Winter’s coming.
    • Winter’s coming.
    • Trees are bare and leaves have gone
    • I’ve got warm clothes on these cold days
    • and drink hot things
    • Which is great!
  • 24. Natural Order
    • Am,is,are
    • There is-there are
    • This-that / these –those
    • Have you got…? Has she got..?
    • Much – many – a little – a few
    • Can
    • What are you doing now ?
    • Do you ………?
    • Does she…?
    • Research findings: some grammatical structures tend to be acquired early while others late.
    • Krashen rejects grammatical sequencing when the goal is LA.
  • 25. spring and summer clothes
  • 26. Look at the price list and answer the questions
    • Cenk’s mother bought a pair of jeans for Cenk and a pair of sandals for Cenk’s sister.
    • How much did she pay ?
    40 YTL 30 ytl 95 YTL 80 YTL 25 YTL shorts T-shirt trainers jeans sandals
  • 27. spring vegetables and fruit
  • 28.
    • Zehra went to the market place yesterday. She bought a kilo of zucchinis, a kilo of broad-beans and two kilos of strawberries.
    • How much did she pay?
    2 YTL 3.5 YTL 3 YTL 4 YTL 3 YTL A bunch of fresh dill A kilo of Broad-beans A kilo of zucchuni A kilo of apricots A kilo of plums
  • 29.
    • Do you like ..? Is it a kind of spring fruit ( summer / fall ) ?
  • 30. The Input Hypotheses
    • The learner improves and progresses when s/he receives SL “input”that is one step beyond his/her stage of LC. If a learner is at a stage “ a”, then acquisition takes place when s/he is exposed to
    • “ Comprehensible Input ” that belongs to level
    • “ a + 1”
  • 31.
    • Van,Turkey .
    • loyal
    • loving
    • intelligent.
    • social
    • active
    • They play a lot, even when they are older.
    • These cats like water so much and like swimming.
    PETS
  • 32.
    • Scotland
    • Powerful
    • Active
    • Loving
    • loyal
    • Friendly
    • Playful
    • Like water
  • 33. Similarities and differences
    • playful
    • Scotland
    • Van
    • swimmers
    • friendly
    • active
    Venn Diagram
  • 34. FARM LIFE
  • 35.
    • Old McDonald has got a farm. He has got sheep, cows, and horses on his farm. They graze on the farm every day. The sheep eat about 4 kilos of grass. The cows eat about 8 kilos of grass. All the animals eat 20 kilos of grass.
    • How many kilos of grass do the horses eat a day ?
  • 36.
    • Old McDonald raises chickens, turkeys and ducks for meat and eggs. The chickens lay 20 eggs a day. The turkeys lay 10 eggs a day. Old McDonald collects 35 eggs from the nests every day.
    • So, how many eggs do the ducks lay a day ?
  • 37. Do they lay eggs?
    • Whales
    • The sea tortoises
    • Snakes
    • Birds
    • Chickens
    • monkeys
    • Frogs
    • Fish
  • 38. Do they hibernate? ( sleep in winter)
    • A bear, a cow, a fox, snake, a tortoise, hedgehog
  • 39. Time Arithmetic
    • If this month is September, what was last month ?
    • If this month is August, what month will it be it three months later ?
    • If today is Monday, what day was it two days ago?
    • If today is Wednesday, what day will it be tomorrow?
    • If it is 2: 00 p.m now, what time was it two hours ago?
    • If it is 6:00 p.m now, what time will it be 5 hours later?
  • 40. How long ?
    • Elif started her homework at six o’clock and finished it at seven o’clock last night . How long did she study?
    • Ozan went to bed at ten o’clock last night . He woke up at seven o’clock.
    • How long did he sleep?
  • 41. AGE PROBLEMS
    • Damla was 18 years old four years ago.
    • How old is she now?
    • How old will she be in 2010 ?
  • 42. connect to their life experience
  • 43. Have you watched the Simpsons ? Was it good?
  • 44. KITCHEN UTENSILS
    • Go into your kitchen and count.
    • How many frying pans are there in your kitchen?
    • There are ……………………………………………………………..
    • How many graters are there in your kitchen?
    • ………………………………………………………………………… ..
    • How many colanders are there in your kitchen?
  • 45. TRADITIONAL FOOD FROM TURKEY
    • Where is baklava from?
    • Where is cağ kebab from?
    • Where is mantı from?
    • Where is cezerye from?
    • Where is poached anchovy from?
  • 46.
    • Put the anchovies in the pan
    • Fry it all
    • Take the anchovies out of the pan
    • Eat it all
  • 47. THE MACARENA DANCE
    • I get up early in the morning
    • I have a shower and I sing
    • I eat something,
    • Brush my teeth
    • Go to class when the bell rings
    • Teacher comes
    • Lesson starts
    • And I enjoy my English class
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. learn it
    • Thursday, Friday. Let’s use it
    • Saturday, Sunday. Time to enjoy it
    • That’s how we do it.
    • Right hand out
    • Left hand out
    • Right palm up
    • Left palm up
    • Right hand to the left shoulder
    • Left hand to the right shoulder
    • Right hand behind head
    • Left hand behind head
    • Right hand on left front pocket
    • Left hand on right front pocket
    • Right hand on right back pocket
    • Left hand on left back pocket
    • wiggle hips three times
    • Clap and jump and turn 90 degrees to the side
    • And repeat
  • 48. So What ?