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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.

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? <br /> To find out the Telugu meaning of an English word, ask: What is the meaning of the word? Or What does the word mean? <br /> To find the meaning of a word, ask: What is the English word for? <br />
  • To ask someone to do something for you without sounding rude: <br /> Use the imperative form to give orders, warnings and advice: <br /> Be quiet!Listen to me carefully! <br /> We can soften the imperative with &quot;let&apos;s&quot; or &quot;please&quot;: <br /> Let&apos;s go now.Please listen to what I&apos;m saying. <br /> 2. Use a modal verb to change the mood, to turn an order into a request: <br /> &quot;You should help her&quot; is more polite than &quot;Help her!“ <br /> 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? <br /> 3. Use an introductory phrase: <br /> Here are some common ways of phrasing an order, in order of the least direct to the most direct: <br /> Would you mind moving your car? It&apos;s obstructing the passage. <br /> Do you think you could park your car somewhere else? <br /> I&apos;d like you to move your car. <br /> I want you to move your car. <br />

Why Should School Teachers Learn English? Presentation Transcript

  • 1. m nagaRAJU
  • 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. 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. 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. nagaRAJU  Be effective and be intelligible  Be clear, concise, creative  Use appropriate tone & speed  Let your body speak  Be fluent  Be accurate
  • 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. 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. 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. nagaRAJU 9 Why Don’t Teachers Use English?  large classes  limited time  low entry level skills  uninterested students  lack of infrastructure
  • 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. nagaRAJU 11 Activity Recollect a Great Teacherwho inspired you How did he/she inspire you? make notes
  • 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. Discuss in groups Discover 5 academic interests / skills / achievements / goals in common  Not obvious things A few presentations nagaRAJU
  • 14. nagaRAJU Fluency - Activity Just a Minute Jest a Minute Marriage My Favorite Comedian Friendship Pollution TrafficNarrate a Joke
  • 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. 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. nagaRAJU Tip 1 Be obsessed
  • 18. nagaRAJU Tip 2 Be a sponge
  • 19. nagaRAJU Tip 3 Listen to more English
  • 20. nagaRAJU Tip 4 Read more English
  • 21. nagaRAJU Tip 5 Speak more English
  • 22. nagaRAJU Tip 6 Write more English
  • 23. nagaRAJU Tip 7 Learn phrases, not single words
  • 24. nagaRAJU Tip 8 Grammar later
  • 25. nagaRAJU Tip 9 Be Confident & Be Patient
  • 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. 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