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    • Comic strips in language
      classes
      • By: Lorena Palomares Chavez
    • Questions
      Haveyouevertried comic strips in yourclasses?
      Whatkind of language can youteach
      With comic strips?
    • Do youwanttoknow…
      whatis a comic strip?
      Comic strips can be humorous
      A comic strip is a sequence of drawings arranged in interrelated panels to display brief humor or form a narrative, often serialized, with text in balloons and captions
    • Motivation
      Funny
      Cheerfulatmosphere
      Facilitatevocabulary
      Vocabulary and language can beused in context.
      Grammaticalpoints can be introduce and practiced.
      Improvecommunicative competence
      Comic strips are authentic
      Build up confidence
      Advantages
    • Comic strips can beusedtoteach a widevariety of skillsincluding:
      • Topracticedescribingcharactersusingadjectives (e.g., Garfield is a verytroublesomecat);
      Pedagogical Uses
      -Tolearnsynonyms and antonymstoexpandvocabulary
      -To introduce culture-specificonomatopoeia (e.g., Drip, dripforthesound of falling rain Bangrepresentingthesound of somethingcrashing, etc.).
    • -Topracticewritingdirectspeech
      Reportedspeech (Themansaid, “………..");
      • Toimprovestudents' listeningbyreadingaloudtheaction in one of fourpanels in a comic strip and havingstudentsselectthecorrectpicture.
      • Topracticetellingthestory of a sequentially-ordered comic stripthat has beenscrambled up.
      • Toreinforcethe use of time-sequencetransitionwordstomaintaintheunity of a paragraphorstory (e.g., First, theboyleftforschool. Next, he . . .).
      • Topracticebasic rules of pronunciation.
      • Topracticeformation of differentverb tenses
      (i.e., changingthepresent tense of theaction in thestriptothepast tense).
    • Creating comic strips
      SUMMARY: Studentswillpracticewritingskills in a fun a creativemanner.
      Thewillcreatetheirown comic stripsusingtemplatesgiven.
      “Learners are askedtogenerate
      Peronal responses tosomething
      In thetext, responses which
      Necessitatetheproduction of
      Original discourse”
      (Hirvela 1996, 128)
    • Adapting Comics and
      for Classroom Teaching
      to demonstrate high-frequency vocabulary in context
      VOCABULARY
      To illustrate idioms and expressions
      Writetheenglishword of thispictures
      Writetheenglishexpression of thesestatements
      ENTREGAR. TRANSFERIR
      QUE PASA?
      QUE HAY DE MALO?
    • To teach verbs and other parts of speech as examples of connected speech
      Writethepast tense of theseverbs
      WRITE:
      COMPARE:
      DETACH:
      OPEN:
      LIVE:
      SEE:
      WANT:
      to simulate dialogues to inject humor into class sessions
      to provide a basis for oral discourse and writing activities
      to illustrate culture and values
    • Thanks
    • References
      http://comics.com/
      http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=1981&addr=810401
      • http://comics.com/lola/
      • http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
      http://comics.lib.msu.edu/rri/index.htm