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Croatian Uruguayan project


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Project of Croatian and Uruguayan students that took place after BaW2011 and includes penpal writing (emails) , skype interviews and Facebook private group.

Project of Croatian and Uruguayan students that took place after BaW2011 and includes penpal writing (emails) , skype interviews and Facebook private group.

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  • 1. Let’s get to know you! 2011 - 2012 by Marijana Smolcec and Claudia Carril
  • 2. CROATIAN - URUGUAYAN project
    • Penpal project
    • Skype interviews
    • Facebook private group
  • 3. The aim of this writing project is to:
    • Meet students from another country.
    • Learn about different cultures.
    • Improve your English writing skills.
  • 4. Letter 1: INTRODUCTION In this letter you can mention:
    • Your name and age.
    • Your family.
    • Your physical appearance and personality.
    • Your interests, what you like and dislike.
    • You can also send a photo of yourself.
  • 5. Letter 2: My home and my neighbourhood; My town/city
    • You can:
    • Describe your house.
    • Do you like it? Why? Why not?
    • You can talk about your neighbourhood, your town or city as well.
    • Remember to answer your partner’s questions.
    • At the end you can ask your friend some questions.
  • 6. Letter 3: Past and future holidays
    • What did you do or what will you do?
    • Are you going/Did you go anywhere?
    • Don’t forget to answer any questions your partner may have asked you and ask your friend about his/her holidays.
  • 7. Letter 4: Social Networks and Internet
    • Which ones do you prefer and why?
    • Which are the ones that you don’t like?
    • Explain why.
    • Apart from socializing, what else do you use the Internet for?
  • 8. Email examples
  • 9. Email examples
  • 10. Letter 5: Snail mail letter
    • This time we are using different tools:
    • We are also sending some souvenirs to our
    • penpals.
    • Finish your letter with your personal news.
  • 11. Skype interviews
    • Let’s skype and get to know the teacher!
    • culture sharing
    • practice language in use (speaking)
    • students ask questions about:
    • customs, traveling, education, likes/dislikes
    • music, food, weather ...
  • 12. What was the outcome?
    • Students:
    • used English language in real time
    • got more engaged in the learning process
    • self confident, enthusiastic
    • learned about differences and similarities between countries
    • eager to do more interviews
    • understand timezones (correlation with other subjects)
    • introduced to web tools
    Hello teacher Claudia!
  • 13. Facebook private group
    • Why Facebook?
    • - most of the students have FB account
    • - po s sibility of having private group
    • - blended learning
    • - constant language practice
    • - having group chats – events!
    • - getting to know each other better
  • 14. Example of sharing an online activity in group
  • 15. Congrats!
  • 16. We celebrate B-days! We learn, explore...
  • 17. Always stay enthusiastic! Hvala for listening!!!
  • 18.
    • Marijana: @mscro1
    • [email_address]
    • Claudia: Skype: hydeparkuruguay
    • [email_address]