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  • 1. Comic strips in language
    classes
    • By: Lorena Palomares Chavez
  • Questions
    Haveyouevertried comic strips in yourclasses?
    Whatkind of language can youteach
    With comic strips?
  • 2. 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
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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.).
  • 5. -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.
    • 6. Toreinforcethe use of time-sequencetransitionwordstomaintaintheunity of a paragraphorstory (e.g., First, theboyleftforschool. Next, he . . .).
    • 7. Topracticebasic rules of pronunciation.
    • 8. Topracticeformation of differentverb tenses
    (i.e., changingthepresent tense of theaction in thestriptothepast tense).
  • 9. 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)
  • 10.
  • 11. 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?
  • 12. 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
  • 13. Thanks
  • 14. References
    http://comics.com/
    http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=1981&addr=810401
    • http://comics.com/lola/
    • 15. http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
    http://comics.lib.msu.edu/rri/index.htm

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