m nagaRAJU
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Hello
Hi, good morning.
How are you all?
My name is Raju.
I am a retired English teacher.
Happy to be with you th...
nagaRAJU
Make a New Friend
• Rise and look around.
• Find someone you don’t know well.
• Know each other.
• Form a pair.
•...
nagaRAJU
What Ails?
Why only 5% to 10% educated
youth are fit to be employed by
Top Rated Companies?
 Poor Communication ...
nagaRAJU
 Be effective and be intelligible
 Be clear, concise, creative
 Use appropriate tone & speed
 Let your body s...
Pairs discuss
Arrive at possible reasons
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
nagaRAJU
1. Improve your life
2. Access knowledge
3. Enlarge your ...
nagaRAJU
“I Know English”
 Global opportunity
 Better job
 Brighter Career
 Higher pay
 More authority
Happier Life
...
nagaRAJU
8
 lack of language skills
 lack of confidence
 insufficient exposure
 fear of failure
 lack of motivation
...
nagaRAJU
9
Why Don’t Teachers
Use English?
 large classes
 limited time
 low entry level skills
 uninterested students...
nagaRAJU
10
Possible Solutions
 motivate
speak as much English as possible
 teach necessary classroom language
 aim at...
nagaRAJU
11
Activity
Recollect a Great Teacherwho
inspired you
How did he/she inspire you?
make notes
nagaRAJU
12
Effective Teaching Tools
1. Pair work
2. Group work
3. Good instructions
4. Eliciting
5. Thought provoking que...
Discuss in groups
Discover 5 academic interests /
skills / achievements / goals in
common
 Not obvious things
A few pr...
nagaRAJU
Fluency - Activity
Just a Minute
Jest a Minute
Marriage
My Favorite Comedian
Friendship
Pollution
TrafficNarrate ...
nagaRAJU
How do you spell the word _____ ?
How do you pronounce the word ___ ?
What's the meaning of ____ in Telugu?
What ...
nagaRAJU
Be quiet.
Please be quiet.
Let’s be quiet.
Could you close the door?
Would you mind closing the door?
If you don’...
nagaRAJU
Tip 1
Be obsessed
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Tip 2
Be a sponge
nagaRAJU
Tip 3
Listen to more English
nagaRAJU
Tip 4
Read more English
nagaRAJU
Tip 5
Speak more English
nagaRAJU
Tip 6
Write more English
nagaRAJU
Tip 7
Learn
phrases,
not single words
nagaRAJU
Tip 8
Grammar
later
nagaRAJU
Tip 9
Be Confident
&
Be Patient
nagaRAJU
Tip 10
Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice
Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practic...
nagaRAJU
m nagaRAJU
Soft Skills Trainer & Teacher Trainer
Send your comments to
lionnagaraju@gmail.com
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a presentation made for school teachers to persuade them learn english in the context of the school switching over to english medium to meet the changing demands of the community.

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  • To know the spelling or pronunciation of a word, ask: How do you spell/pronounce the word?
    To find out the Telugu meaning of an English word, ask: What is the meaning of the word? Or What does the word mean?
    To find the meaning of a word, ask: What is the English word for?
  • To ask someone to do something for you without sounding rude:
    Use the imperative form to give orders, warnings and advice:
    Be quiet!Listen to me carefully!
    We can soften the imperative with "let's" or "please":
    Let's go now.Please listen to what I'm saying.
    2. Use a modal verb to change the mood, to turn an order into a request:
    "You should help her" is more polite than "Help her!“
    Could you make me some tea?Can you come here please?Will you shut the door please?Would you wait here until the doctor is ready for you?
    3. Use an introductory phrase:
    Here are some common ways of phrasing an order, in order of the least direct to the most direct:
    Would you mind moving your car? It's obstructing the passage.
    Do you think you could park your car somewhere else?
    I'd like you to move your car.
    I want you to move your car.
  • Transcript of "Why Should School Teachers Learn English?"

    1. 1. m nagaRAJU
    2. 2. nagaRAJU Hello Hi, good morning. How are you all? My name is Raju. I am a retired English teacher. Happy to be with you this morning.
    3. 3. nagaRAJU Make a New Friend • Rise and look around. • Find someone you don’t know well. • Know each other. • Form a pair. • Sit together.
    4. 4. nagaRAJU What Ails? Why only 5% to 10% educated youth are fit to be employed by Top Rated Companies?  Poor Communication Skills  Poor English Language Skills
    5. 5. nagaRAJU  Be effective and be intelligible  Be clear, concise, creative  Use appropriate tone & speed  Let your body speak  Be fluent  Be accurate
    6. 6. Pairs discuss Arrive at possible reasons 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. nagaRAJU 1. Improve your life 2. Access knowledge 3. Enlarge your opportunity 4. Push your career forward 5. Communicate with the world
    7. 7. nagaRAJU “I Know English”  Global opportunity  Better job  Brighter Career  Higher pay  More authority Happier Life “I Don’t Know English”  Limited opportunity  Your own place  Small job  Low pay
    8. 8. nagaRAJU 8  lack of language skills  lack of confidence  insufficient exposure  fear of failure  lack of motivation  not an examination task Why Don’t Students Use English?
    9. 9. nagaRAJU 9 Why Don’t Teachers Use English?  large classes  limited time  low entry level skills  uninterested students  lack of infrastructure
    10. 10. nagaRAJU 10 Possible Solutions  motivate speak as much English as possible  teach necessary classroom language  aim at fluency  don’t immediately correct mistakes  use effective CLT tools
    11. 11. nagaRAJU 11 Activity Recollect a Great Teacherwho inspired you How did he/she inspire you? make notes
    12. 12. nagaRAJU 12 Effective Teaching Tools 1. Pair work 2. Group work 3. Good instructions 4. Eliciting 5. Thought provoking questions 6. Activities, Games & Technology
    13. 13. Discuss in groups Discover 5 academic interests / skills / achievements / goals in common  Not obvious things A few presentations nagaRAJU
    14. 14. nagaRAJU Fluency - Activity Just a Minute Jest a Minute Marriage My Favorite Comedian Friendship Pollution TrafficNarrate a Joke
    15. 15. nagaRAJU How do you spell the word _____ ? How do you pronounce the word ___ ? What's the meaning of ____ in Telugu? What does the word _____ mean? What is the English word for ______? How do you say ____ in English? Classroom Questions
    16. 16. nagaRAJU Be quiet. Please be quiet. Let’s be quiet. Could you close the door? Would you mind closing the door? If you don’t mind, please close the door. Giving Instructions
    17. 17. nagaRAJU Tip 1 Be obsessed
    18. 18. nagaRAJU Tip 2 Be a sponge
    19. 19. nagaRAJU Tip 3 Listen to more English
    20. 20. nagaRAJU Tip 4 Read more English
    21. 21. nagaRAJU Tip 5 Speak more English
    22. 22. nagaRAJU Tip 6 Write more English
    23. 23. nagaRAJU Tip 7 Learn phrases, not single words
    24. 24. nagaRAJU Tip 8 Grammar later
    25. 25. nagaRAJU Tip 9 Be Confident & Be Patient
    26. 26. nagaRAJU Tip 10 Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice
    27. 27. nagaRAJU m nagaRAJU Soft Skills Trainer & Teacher Trainer Send your comments to lionnagaraju@gmail.com This slideshow is available at www.authorstream.com/tag/lionnagaraju www.slideshare.net/lionnagaraju This slideshow is available at www.authorstream.com/tag/lionnagaraju www.slideshare.net/lionnagaraju

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