FROM DARKNESS TO A SPARKLING CONNECTED ELT COMMUNITY Claudio Azevedo [email_address] Owner of  Movie Segments to Assess Gr...
THE DARKNESS  THREE YEARS AGO <ul><li>THE FUTURE HAS ARRIVED AND YOU ARE NOT THERE </li></ul><ul><li>THE BLOODSUCKER EFFEC...
LOOKING FOR LIGHT <ul><li>WAITING FOR A MIRACLE </li></ul><ul><li>ATTENDING, ATTENDING, ATTENDING ... </li></ul><ul><li>DO...
GETTING STARTED WHAT TO BLOG ABOUT?
THE CHALLENGE DEADLINES COMMITMENT RESEARCHING PROMOTING
WHY DO IT ? IF I DON’T HAVE THE TIME!
ANYBODY OUT THERE?
<ul><li>RESPONSIBILITY  </li></ul><ul><li>RECOGNITION </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Talk to a group of students about the following questions. then share your opinions with the class </li></ul>1. DO...
Watch the segment and check the activities you see 1. (  ) A CHINESE MONK PUT THE COLLAR AROUND HACHI'S NECK. 2. (  ) HE P...
Now rewrite the items above, using the passive voice. Write affirmative and negative sentences. Mind the information in th...
<ul><li>SELECT A SCENE IN WHICH A SERIES OF ACTIONS TAKE PLACE </li></ul><ul><li>WRITE SENTENCES IN THE ACTIVE VOICE WITH ...
MOVIE SEGMENTS TO ASSESS GRAMMAR GOALS FOR TEACHERS <ul><li>CHECK THE STS‘ ACHIEVEMENT OF GRAMMAR POINTS </li></ul><ul><li...
 
MOVIE SEGMENTS TO ASSESS GRAMMAR GOALS FOR STUDENTS <ul><li>EXERCISES ON-LINE </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS CAN WORK SIMULTANEOU...
MOVIE SEGMENTS FOR WARM-UPS AND FOLLOW-UPS DOWNLOADABLE SEGMENTS TOPIC-BASED   LESSONS WARM-UP QUESTIONS AND ACTIVITIES FO...
THANK YOU!!!! Claudio Azevedo [email_address] Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals http://moviesegmentstoassessgrammargo...
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  1. 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. 2. THE DARKNESS THREE YEARS AGO <ul><li>THE FUTURE HAS ARRIVED AND YOU ARE NOT THERE </li></ul><ul><li>THE BLOODSUCKER EFFECT </li></ul><ul><li>THE NEWCOMERS </li></ul><ul><li>FROM CASSETTE PLAYERS TO PODCASTS </li></ul>
  3. 3. LOOKING FOR LIGHT <ul><li>WAITING FOR A MIRACLE </li></ul><ul><li>ATTENDING, ATTENDING, ATTENDING ... </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T WAIT FOR YOUR INSTITUTION </li></ul><ul><li>LIFE SAVERS DON’T SAVE LIVES </li></ul><ul><li>GETTING WORSE </li></ul>
  4. 4. GETTING STARTED WHAT TO BLOG ABOUT?
  5. 5. THE CHALLENGE DEADLINES COMMITMENT RESEARCHING PROMOTING
  6. 6. WHY DO IT ? IF I DON’T HAVE THE TIME!
  7. 7. ANYBODY OUT THERE?
  8. 8. <ul><li>RESPONSIBILITY </li></ul><ul><li>RECOGNITION </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Talk to a group of students about the following questions. then share your opinions with the class </li></ul>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?
  10. 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.
  11. 12. Now rewrite the items above, using the passive voice. Write affirmative and negative sentences. Mind the information in the segment.
  12. 13. <ul><li>SELECT A SCENE IN WHICH A SERIES OF ACTIONS TAKE PLACE </li></ul><ul><li>WRITE SENTENCES IN THE ACTIVE VOICE WITH ACTIONS THAT TOOK (DID NOT TAKE) PLACE DURING THE SEGMENT </li></ul><ul><li>STS CHECK THE ONES THEY SAW IN THE SNIPPET </li></ul><ul><li>STS REWRITE THE SENTENCES IN THE PASSIVE VOICE </li></ul><ul><li>THEY MUST USE AFFIRMATIVE OR NEGATIVE FORMS </li></ul><ul><li>YOU MAY SELECT THE VERB TENSE YOU WANT TO WORK WITH </li></ul>
  13. 14. MOVIE SEGMENTS TO ASSESS GRAMMAR GOALS FOR TEACHERS <ul><li>CHECK THE STS‘ ACHIEVEMENT OF GRAMMAR POINTS </li></ul><ul><li>COMPLETE LESSON PLANS RELEASED ONCE A WEEK </li></ul><ul><li>MANY SEGMENTS FOR THE SAME AND VARIED GRAMMAR POINTS </li></ul><ul><li>DOWNLOADABLE SEGMENTS WITH SUBTITLES IN ENGLISH </li></ul><ul><li>PRINTABLE AND DOWNLOADABLE WORKSHEETS WITH ANSWER KEYS </li></ul><ul><li>TIPS TO DEVELOP THEIR OWN ACTIVITIES </li></ul>
  14. 16. MOVIE SEGMENTS TO ASSESS GRAMMAR GOALS FOR STUDENTS <ul><li>EXERCISES ON-LINE </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS CAN WORK SIMULTANEOUSLY </li></ul><ul><li>STS INTERACT WITH ME AND OTHER PEERS </li></ul><ul><li>STS CAN DO MORE THAN ONE EXERCISE FOR THE SAME GRAMMAR POINT </li></ul><ul><li>MOVIE LOVERS ARE FREQUENT VISITORS </li></ul>
  15. 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
  16. 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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