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  • La idea aquí es mostrar todo el estudio que estuvo detrás de la construcción de este libro, que en realidad es un libro para el siglo XXI porque busca formar gente con criterio pensadores, críticos, hay que forzar a que los profesores revisen el teachers y lean la metodología detrás del libro.
  • Selections is designed to complement base courses in the higher sector of the market. It follows the progression of Brainstorm, so that the grammar students encounter in their course books will be at the same level as in Selections. However, Selections expands the vocabulary at every level, sot that students will be exposed to a wider range of language than the core language in their course books.
  • All the information for the following lines you may find it in the Brainstorm Product Profile. As we don’t have any pages for levels 4, 5 and 6, it would be important to tell the teachers the difference in the unit structure for these levels.
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  • 2. What is CLIL? Content and Language Integrated Learning • An approach in which a f……... language is used as the m…………….. for teaching a c……………. subject such as S…………, H………... or …………..t. The target language and the subject content have a j……………. role in the learning.
  • 3. • The focus is on natural language and inherently interesting content that is relevant to the learners’ other studies. • Learners are learning as they use the language, and using it as they learn; not learning now to use later or learning how to pass an exam. What works in our reality?
  • 4. CLIL Goals • Bilingualism: • High levels of proficiency in English and a second language • Biliteracy: • High levels of academic proficiency in English and a second language • Multicultural competence: • Understanding of different cultures and development of high self esteem
  • 5. Combining Skills • All four language skills: CONTENT
  • 6. 1. Combining Elements • Content It is the subject area which determines the language needed to learn. • Communication Language is used to learn as well as to communicate. • Cognition Thinking skills and strategies need to be developed. • Culture Exposure to alternative perspectives broadens the mind.
  • 7. CLIL in practice • Language is used to learn as well as to communicate. • The subject matter determines the language needed. • Input comes from listening, and reading meaningful material. • Speaking focuses on fluency not accuracy. • Lexis and grammar are recycled in writing activities. • Learners develop fluency by using English to communicate for a variety of purposes through the different subject matters. • Learners (are expected to) become proficient in English after 5-7 years.
  • 9. 9 21st. Century Pedagogy Selections + Brainwaive Constructivist Student- Centered Experiential Learning Cooperative Learning Differentiation Scaffolding Inquiry based Instruction
  • 10. Differentiation Cooperative Learning Scaffolding Experiential Learning Inquiry Based Instruction Student Centered Constructivist Scaffolding
  • 11. ……and where and where doesdoes Selections Selections fit in? fit in?
  • 12. What isan anthology? • A book containing poems, storiesor songs written by different people.
  • 13. How istheanthology divided? • Every level isdivided into 12 unitswhich contain 2 or 3 textsgiving you an averageof 30. • Theanthology can beused according to topics, subjects, needsand interestsof your students or curriculum.
  • 14. Fiction (about imaginary places, events and people) Nonfiction (about real people and events) Practical texts(projects) Poems
  • 15. Who aretheauthorsof Selections? • In Selectionsyou will find authentic texts. • A group of more than 15 British and American authors were commissioned to write the stories in the 6 levels in Selections(they arenot graded readers). • Selectionsiswritten in American English.
  • 16. Unit 1 Get Set! Unit 2 At home Unit 3 FavoriteFoods Unit 4 Around Town Unit 5 AnimalsAll Around Unit 1p.4 Rainbow Unit 1 p.6 Secrets Unit 2.p.14 My Family Unit 2p.8 Clothesin my Closet Unit 4p.30 Knock, knock Unit 3p.16 BananaTreats Unit 3p.22 LittleMilly-Molly Unit 11p.86 Monday Unit 5p.34 Animal Magic Unit 5 p.38 Cats Unit 9p.66 TheFish with 4 Eyes
  • 17. What arethecomponentsSelections offers? • Student’sbook with excercises (12 units) • Audio CD • Teacher’sedition: – teaching tips – ideasfor exercises – amazing facts – photocopiableactivities
  • 18. … encouragesreading for pleasure, so that studentsdevelop their languageskills, reading skills, thinking skillsand absorb the English language.
  • 19. Have a Have a mind of mind of your own your own
  • 20. Lesson 1  Song/photo collage & activities/discussion, real song, poem or piece of art & discussion questions to introduce unit topic.  Unit preview feature (Treasure Hunt in Levels 1&2, Brain Train in Levels 3&4)
  • 21. Lessons 2 & 3Lessons 2 & 3 Vocabulary and grammar pages.Vocabulary and grammar pages. Levels 3&4 - ‘SmallLevels 3&4 - ‘Small talk’ to developtalk’ to develop conversational skills.conversational skills. Levels 5 & 6 -‘Brain Teaser’Levels 5 & 6 -‘Brain Teaser’ puzzle/riddle feature, to developpuzzle/riddle feature, to develop critical thinking skillscritical thinking skills
  • 22. Lesson 4Lesson 4 Cross-curricular pageCross-curricular page including ‘Guessincluding ‘Guess What?’ feature toWhat?’ feature to stimulate thought andstimulate thought and interest, andinterest, and engage criticalengage critical thinking skills.thinking skills.
  • 23. Lesson 5Lesson 5 Create/InvestigateCreate/Investigate PracticalPractical activity/experimentactivity/experiment (experiment in(experiment in levels 3&4)levels 3&4)
  • 24. Lessons 6 & 7Lessons 6 & 7 Vocabulary andVocabulary and grammar pagesgrammar pages In levels 3&4 also oftenIn levels 3&4 also often includes ‘Small talk’ toincludes ‘Small talk’ to develop conversationaldevelop conversational Skills.Skills.
  • 25. Lesson 8Lesson 8 ReadingReading Focuses on readingFocuses on reading strategies &strategies & different text typesdifferent text types
  • 26. Lesson 9Lesson 9 Sounds like EnglishSounds like English PhonicsPhonics
  • 27. Lesson 10 Review Lesson 10 Review
  • 28. Reference toReference to Language ActivityLanguage Activity BookBook
  • 29. more than just amore than just a workbook. The lab Worksworkbook. The lab Works hand-in-hand with thehand-in-hand with the student’s book asstudent’s book as grammar support &grammar support & reference resource, freeingreference resource, freeing it up for moreit up for more communicative, content-communicative, content- driven activities.driven activities.
  • 30. Grammar ReferenceGrammar Reference sectionsection Three pages at the endThree pages at the end of the Languageof the Language Activity Book (LAB)Activity Book (LAB) Summary of the mostSummary of the most important grammarimportant grammar points in the level.points in the level.
  • 31. COMPONENTSCOMPONENTS Student’s BookStudent’s Book Student’s Audio CDStudent’s Audio CD Language Activity Book (LAB)Language Activity Book (LAB) Teacher’s EditionTeacher’s Edition Teacher’s Resource CD RomTeacher’s Resource CD Rom Class Audio CD (2 per level)Class Audio CD (2 per level) Picture Resource PackPicture Resource Pack
  • 32. TEACHER’S CD ROMTEACHER’S CD ROM For studentsFor students:: Vocabulary lists (one per unit)Vocabulary lists (one per unit) Unit tests (one per unit)Unit tests (one per unit) Extra worksheets for all grammarExtra worksheets for all grammar & vocabulary and reading lessons& vocabulary and reading lessons Blackline masters for ‘make andBlackline masters for ‘make and do’ activities where necessarydo’ activities where necessary
  • 33. TEACHER’S CD ROMTEACHER’S CD ROM For teachersFor teachers:: Word cards for all new vocabulary for everyWord cards for all new vocabulary for every unitunit Wordsearch generatorWordsearch generator Teaching TipsTeaching Tips for every unitfor every unit Information at your FingertipsInformation at your Fingertips for every unitfor every unit Audioscripts for the Student CD extraAudioscripts for the Student CD extra activitiesactivities Customizable Lesson PlanCustomizable Lesson Plan Downloadable Progress ChartDownloadable Progress Chart 10 interactive games per unit which can be10 interactive games per unit which can be downloaded to a network and shared withdownloaded to a network and shared with
  • 34. PICTURE RESOURCEPICTURE RESOURCE PACKPACKOne pack per levelOne pack per level 10 picture cards linked to the themes10 picture cards linked to the themes of Units 2-11 in each levelof Units 2-11 in each level Photographic rather than illustrated,Photographic rather than illustrated, to bring the ‘real world’ into theto bring the ‘real world’ into the classroom and generate conversationclassroom and generate conversation and discussionand discussion Includes both generic and picture-Includes both generic and picture- specific notes on exploiting the pictures,specific notes on exploiting the pictures, evaluating speaking skills andevaluating speaking skills and preparing your students forpreparing your students for CambridgeCambridge Young Learners exams.Young Learners exams.