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  • 1. FROM DARKNESS TO A SPARKLING CONNECTED ELT COMMUNITY Claudio Azevedo [email_address] Owner of Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals and Movie Segments for Warm-ups and Follow-ups January, 2011
  • 2. THE DARKNESS THREE YEARS AGO
    • THE FUTURE HAS ARRIVED AND YOU ARE NOT THERE
    • THE BLOODSUCKER EFFECT
    • THE NEWCOMERS
    • FROM CASSETTE PLAYERS TO PODCASTS
  • 3. LOOKING FOR LIGHT
    • WAITING FOR A MIRACLE
    • ATTENDING, ATTENDING, ATTENDING ...
    • DON’T WAIT FOR YOUR INSTITUTION
    • LIFE SAVERS DON’T SAVE LIVES
    • GETTING WORSE
  • 4. GETTING STARTED WHAT TO BLOG ABOUT?
  • 5. THE CHALLENGE DEADLINES COMMITMENT RESEARCHING PROMOTING
  • 6. WHY DO IT ? IF I DON’T HAVE THE TIME!
  • 7. ANYBODY OUT THERE?
  • 8.
    • RESPONSIBILITY
    • RECOGNITION
  • 9.  
  • 10.
    • Talk to a group of students about the following questions. then share your opinions with the class
    1. DO YOU HAVE A PET? TALK ABOUT IT. 2. DO YOU PREFER DOGS OR CATS? WHY? 3. IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE PETS? WHY? 4. WHEN ARE PETS HELPFUL IN A PERSON'S LIFE? EXPLAIN IT. 5. WHEN ARE PETS HARMFUL TO A PERSON? 6. WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF HAVING PETS?
  • 11. Watch the segment and check the activities you see 1. ( ) A CHINESE MONK PUT THE COLLAR AROUND HACHI'S NECK. 2. ( ) HE PUT HACHI IN A CAGE. 3. ( ) HE TOOK HACHI TO A TRAIN STATION. 4. ( ) HE FED HACHI. 5. ( ) A COUPLE OF GUYS PICKED HACHI UP AT THE AIRPORT. 6. ( ) THE BAGGAGE CARRIER ACCIDENTALLY DROPPED HACHI'S CAGE ON THE STATION PLATFORM. 7. ( ) SOMEONE FOUND THE BROKEN CAGE. 8. ( ) PARKER FOUND AND CARRIED HACHI HOME.
  • 12. Now rewrite the items above, using the passive voice. Write affirmative and negative sentences. Mind the information in the segment.
  • 13.
    • SELECT A SCENE IN WHICH A SERIES OF ACTIONS TAKE PLACE
    • WRITE SENTENCES IN THE ACTIVE VOICE WITH ACTIONS THAT TOOK (DID NOT TAKE) PLACE DURING THE SEGMENT
    • STS CHECK THE ONES THEY SAW IN THE SNIPPET
    • STS REWRITE THE SENTENCES IN THE PASSIVE VOICE
    • THEY MUST USE AFFIRMATIVE OR NEGATIVE FORMS
    • YOU MAY SELECT THE VERB TENSE YOU WANT TO WORK WITH
  • 14. MOVIE SEGMENTS TO ASSESS GRAMMAR GOALS FOR TEACHERS
    • CHECK THE STS‘ ACHIEVEMENT OF GRAMMAR POINTS
    • COMPLETE LESSON PLANS RELEASED ONCE A WEEK
    • MANY SEGMENTS FOR THE SAME AND VARIED GRAMMAR POINTS
    • DOWNLOADABLE SEGMENTS WITH SUBTITLES IN ENGLISH
    • PRINTABLE AND DOWNLOADABLE WORKSHEETS WITH ANSWER KEYS
    • TIPS TO DEVELOP THEIR OWN ACTIVITIES
  • 15.  
  • 16. MOVIE SEGMENTS TO ASSESS GRAMMAR GOALS FOR STUDENTS
    • EXERCISES ON-LINE
    • CLASS CAN WORK SIMULTANEOUSLY
    • STS INTERACT WITH ME AND OTHER PEERS
    • STS CAN DO MORE THAN ONE EXERCISE FOR THE SAME GRAMMAR POINT
    • MOVIE LOVERS ARE FREQUENT VISITORS
  • 17. MOVIE SEGMENTS FOR WARM-UPS AND FOLLOW-UPS DOWNLOADABLE SEGMENTS TOPIC-BASED LESSONS WARM-UP QUESTIONS AND ACTIVITIES FOR 15 MINUTES OR TASKS FOR A FULL TWO-HOUR CLASS TO LEAD IN TOPICS
  • 18. THANK YOU!!!! Claudio Azevedo [email_address] Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals http://moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.com Movie Segments for Warm-ups and Follow-ups http:://warmupsfollowups.blogspot.com

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