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Second of five TKT YL sessions

Second of five TKT YL sessions

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TKT Young Learners Session 2 TKT Young Learners Session 2 Presentation Transcript

  • Session 2 Tutor: Silvia Rovegno
  • • Children as language learners • Learning strategies • Communication strategies • Cognitive strategies • Lesson planning • Exam practice tasks
  • • What makes children different from other language learners? • What classroom activities cater for that? • Discuss in pairs, the statements from YL teachers about the activities they do in the classroom to adjust to children´s learning style
  • • Task: Match the teachers´ comments with the strips describing the activities
  • A strategy involves setting goals, determining actions to achieve the goals, and mobilizing resources to execute the actions.
  • “specific actions taken by the learner to make learning easier, faster, more enjoyable, more self-directed, more effective, and more transferrable to new situations" (R. Oxford, 1990)
  • Cognitive strategies are one type of learning strategy that learners use in order to learn more successfully. All of these strategies involve deliberate manipulation of language to improve learning.
  • Concept Mapping Dump and Clump Visualization Making Associations Chunking Questioning Scanning Underlining Accessing Cues Using Mnemonics Sounding out words Self-checking and Monitoring.
  • Match the strategy with the appropriate example
  • Match the headings provided with the sample from a TKT YL session
  • • Bring a material/activity that you find useful and have used in several courses. • Explain the rationale behind its use (try using what we have discussed so far to describe this point)