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When we learn a language, there
are four skills that we need for
complete communication. When
we learn our native language, we
usually learn to listen first, then
to speak, then to read, and finally
to write. These are called the four
The four language skills are related to each
other in two ways
the direction of communication (in or out)
the method of communication (spoken or
Input is sometimes called "reception" and output is
sometimes called "production". Spoken is also known
Note that these four language skills are sometimes
called the "macro-skills". This is in contrast to the
"micro-skills", which are things like grammar,
vocabulary, pronunciation and spelling.
“ Our students have changed radically.
Today’s students are no longer the people
our educational system was designed to
teach.” Prensky (2001)
For example, Perry (2009) noted that “Children three to
five years old are natural ‘manipulators’ of the world –
learn through controlling the movement and interactions
between objects in their world – dolls, blocks, toy cars,
their own bodies.” Children are naturally curious and
to interact with computers, and they enjoy their ability to
control the type, pace, and repetition of an activity. In
cases, children have even managed to learn how to use
a computer with no instruction at all.
There are alot of free online
Recommend to your CTs
. Computer activities
should be age-appropriate and foster
instruction in ways
that increase student learning,
productivity, and creativity.
You can get kids to collect new vocabulary that comes
out of your lessons.
Give a word to idvidual students.
Show them an example .
Ask them to create there own clip.
Use the clips for Vocabulary Revision
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.