How can studentsbemotivatedtodrill and use thevocabulary at school and at home?
- Howtodevelopvocabularyacquisition and itsusage in context?
RESEARCH QUESTION What is the effect of the implementation of Task-based approach – task continuity through chained activities – on developing vocabulary acquisition at early childhood? (3 to 5 years old stage)
OBJECTIVES MAIN OBJECTIVE Toimplement a methodologythroughthe use of TaskBasedLearning – Task-continuity – “chaining of activities” (Nunan, 1989, p.119), tofostervocabularyacquisitionskillsthatwillprogressivelyallowstudentsplaywiththewordstobuildsentences (Willis, 2001, p.129), enhancinglanguage use in context.
CONSTRUCTS -Task continuity chaining of activities (Nunan, 1989). -Vocabulary Acquisition (Mackey cited by Bygate, 1987) - Early childhood.
PEDAGOGICAL INTERVENTION Task continuity chain: memory game, charades, online tasks, collaborative sentence building time Pictograph. Retelling words in sentences. Thesnakeeats a sandwich http://www.gimnasiofemenino.edu.co/portal/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=35&Itemid=59 with a spoon and plays in theslide in theschool, underthesun.
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