USING FLASH WITH YOUNG LEARNERS  MORELLA  MONJE BLANCO LEONARDO MEDINA VILLANEDA LANGUAGE LEARNING RESOURCES UNIVERSIDAD D...
DEFINITION A card with words or numbers of pictures that are flashed to a class by the teacher
<ul><li>To exploit the visual and kinesthetic intelligence of our students. </li></ul><ul><li>To combine the written with ...
ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES <ul><li>You can use them with students of all ages. </li></ul><ul><li>There are lexical fields th...
ACTIVITIES FOR USING FLASH CARDS <ul><li>Memory Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Memory games </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Tester ...
<ul><li>Interaction Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Create a story </li></ul><ul><li>TPR Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Point t...
WHERE TO GET FLASHCARDS <ul><li>Buy them </li></ul><ul><li>Make them yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Students make them </li></...
Size should be appropriate to the class length. CONCLUSIONS
THANK YOU
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Language Learning Resources

  1. 1. USING FLASH WITH YOUNG LEARNERS MORELLA MONJE BLANCO LEONARDO MEDINA VILLANEDA LANGUAGE LEARNING RESOURCES UNIVERSIDAD DE CALDAS - UNIVERSIDAD SURCOLOMBIANA NEIVA 2008
  2. 2. DEFINITION A card with words or numbers of pictures that are flashed to a class by the teacher
  3. 3. <ul><li>To exploit the visual and kinesthetic intelligence of our students. </li></ul><ul><li>To combine the written with the visual form of a word or sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>To help students memorizing vocabulary. </li></ul>WHY FLASHCARDS ARE USEFUL
  4. 4. ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES <ul><li>You can use them with students of all ages. </li></ul><ul><li>There are lexical fields that cannot be illustrated through flash cards (abstract words). </li></ul><ul><li>They’re cheap </li></ul><ul><li>You can use them anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>You won’t get eyestrain </li></ul><ul><li>They don’t break down, and they never go out of date. </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized as a fun and effective way to learn, reinforce, test, and retain information. </li></ul><ul><li>Functionality of repetitive drilling and the ability to vary order. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used for self or group study </li></ul>
  5. 5. ACTIVITIES FOR USING FLASH CARDS <ul><li>Memory Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Memory games </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Tester </li></ul><ul><li>Drilling Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Invisible Flash Cards </li></ul><ul><li>The Parrot </li></ul><ul><li>Whispers </li></ul><ul><li>Identification Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Reveal the Word </li></ul><ul><li>Fast Finger </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Interaction Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Create a story </li></ul><ul><li>TPR Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Point to </li></ul><ul><li>Ladders </li></ul><ul><li>Go for it </li></ul><ul><li>Production Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Mad pointer </li></ul><ul><li>Upside down </li></ul><ul><li>Just a little bit </li></ul><ul><li>Just a glimpse </li></ul><ul><li>Pass the ball </li></ul><ul><li>The missing card </li></ul>
  7. 7. WHERE TO GET FLASHCARDS <ul><li>Buy them </li></ul><ul><li>Make them yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Students make them </li></ul><ul><li>Download free printableflashcards form the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Here there are some links </li></ul><ul><ul><li>english.com/flashcards/files/ppt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.esl-library.com/index.cfm?PageId=6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flashmybrain.com/?gclid=CNyJkJrq8ZMCFQECGgod8EbtVQ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.learnresources.net/ </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Size should be appropriate to the class length. CONCLUSIONS
  9. 9. THANK YOU

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