Effective Communication Skills for Classroom


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a presentation on effective communication skills for classroom including language skills, body language, teaching skills, interaction skills.

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  • Use of appropriately designed teaching aids makes the teaching-learning process highly effective.
    Each teacher may make a wise choice of the aids depending on factors such as availability of infrastructure, cost effectiveness, reusability, student achievement levels etc.
    The web is a very rich resource for ready-to-use teaching aids. However, be warned that it is a dense jungle where you may easily get lost, if you do not predetermine your exact needs.
  • Effective Communication Skills for Classroom

    1. 1. Effective Communication Skills for Classroom mnRAJU
    2. 2. ? mnRAJU Effective Classroom Communication
    3. 3. mnRAJU Effective English Language Skills Effective Classroom Communication
    4. 4. mnRAJU Language Skills Primary Skills Receptive 1. Listening 2. Reading Productive 3. Speaking 4. Writing Sub Skills 5. Grammar 6. Vocabulary 7. Pronunciation 8. Non-verbal 9. Collocation 10.Usage
    5. 5. mnRAJU Know Your Trouble Spots  Do I speak / write good English?  How good is my grammar?  How rich is my vocabulary?  Do I use right collocations?  How fluent is my language?  Is my pronunciation accurate?  Do I use interesting variety?
    6. 6. mnRAJU Effective Body Language Effective Classroom Communication
    7. 7. mnRAJU Body Language Posture (e.g., head up and alert, leaning forward) Gestures (e.g., keeping arms uncrossed) Facial expression (e.g., smiling warmly) Eye contact (e.g., making appropriate eye contact) Active movement (e.g., moving around) Physical distance (e.g., not very far, not very close)
    8. 8. mnRAJU Body Language Volume of Voice (e.g., pleasant, audible volume) Tone of Voice (e.g., confident, assuring tone) Modulate Voice (e.g., avoid high pitch) There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it. - Dale Carnegie
    9. 9. mnRAJU Know Your Trouble Spots  Do I have trouble maintaining eye contact?  Do I cross / wring my hands / arms / legs?  Do I smile too much or too little?  Do I droop / stoop / slouch?  Is my tone /voice timid / rude / inaudible?  Do I move about energetically?
    10. 10. mnRAJU Effective Teaching Skills Effective Classroom Communication
    11. 11. mnRAJU Effective Teaching  Know your students  Check students’ listening skills  Draw & hold attention  Express ideas clearly & lucidly  Prepare, plan, present well  Use verbal + visual + vocal tools
    12. 12. Visual Aids mnRAJU  Relevance to lesson  Ease of use  Reusability  Legibility, clarity  Not distracting  2f/2c & 6l/6w Rules
    13. 13. mnRAJU Know Your Trouble Spots  Do I draw & hold students’ attention?  Do I motivate / remove inhibitions?  Do I speak slowly and clearly?  Do I listen / acknowledge / appreciate?  Do I make things simple for my students?  Do I have a clean sense of humour?
    14. 14. mnRAJU Effective Interactive Teaching Skills Effective Classroom Communication
    15. 15. mnRAJU Interactive Classes 1. Physical setting 2. Pair work & Group work 3. Good instructions 4. Questioning & Eliciting 5. Handling responses 6. Activities & Games
    16. 16. mnRAJU Know Your Trouble Spots  Do in involve students?  Do I employ collaborative learning tools?  Do I organize activities and games?  Do I give short, simple, precise instructions?  Do I ask questions and do I elicit?  Do I accept individual differences?
    17. 17. mnRAJU  Do I ask a variety of questions?  Do I let students think & formulate?  Do I show interest in their answers?  Do I involve other students?  Do I appreciate good answers?  Do I ask follow-up questions (instead of ridiculing bad answers)? Questions & Responses
    18. 18. Reflect – Where can you Improve? mnRAJU      
    19. 19. mnRAJU Send your comments to lionnagaraju@gmail.com This slideshow is available at www.slideshare.net/lionnagaraju www.authorstream.com/tag/lionnagaraju This slideshow is available at www.slideshare.net/lionnagaraju www.authorstream.com/tag/lionnagaraju