How to create the communicative activityPresentation Transcript
Communicative activities in
What is eTwinning project?
• Safe and friendly settings
• Sufficient amount of tools
• Only for partners and friends
• Relatively easy using
• Twinspace is changing its structure – according to
meeting the requirements of IT development
Why communicative activities?
• Know more about partners´ countries, cultures, customs, children
• Improve skills in foreign languages
• Increase their self-confidence
• Travel without travelling
• Make friends
• Use multimedia and ICT
• Become more creative
• Play games together
• Teacher teaches pupils and pupils teach teachers
• Learning with interest and motivation
PROJECT SHOULD BE COMMUNICATIVE AND
TALKATIVE WITH SOME GAMES, THEN IT WILL BE
LET US INTRODUCE….
Letters, photos, speaking about
Each student: - is writing a letter about himself
- is speaking about himslef - making an audio
taking his photo with an identifying element /for example: playing the
violin, taking camera, reading a favourite book/
Task for partners: „Match photos with letters /speaking
Tools: camera, word document, PC with microphone for audio
PowerPoint, Slideshare, Webnode (combination)
Web Content / Blog / Forum/ Wiki (combination)
Who is who - voki
Students create „avatar“ in „voki“: www.voki.com
Children take photo of their group, each of them creates his own avatar
with description of himself. Partners watch photos and listen to the
avatars, write right information. /woki, blog, archive documents, photo gallery/
Students introduce each other by letters and short videos.
They write short notices about each of partners.
Then they enter in chat /twinspace/, but change their
Each pair (Czech and partner) must find out through factfinding questions what is name of partner on the other side
For example: http://eu-zone.webnode.cz/who-is-who/chat/
THE NEXT POSSIBLE
ACTIVITIES IN TWINSPACE
WITH ITS TOOLS
What logo is best?
• Pupils create logo of new project – draw or use ICT. Logos are in twinspace
photo gallery or archive documents. Then discuss in forum about best ones.
• Task for all: Vote the best in wiki.
Fashion – all about it…
• Topic „Fashion“ : Dress code, Good making-up, Up-to-date and young
people, Colour- types, About fashion, What fits you, Dialogs with creators
and designers in team…
/Word or PowerPoint documents – Archive document, wiki for cooperation with partners/
• Children made their own clothing from waste materials, wrote moderation
speech in German and English for „Fashion exhibition“
• Fashion exhibition and making video /youtube, blog, web content/, taking
photos /photo gallery, archive documents/
• The best model is? … children vote in poll
/flash-gear.com, web content/
Questionnaire in twinspace
• Topic – School now and in the past.
We made 2 questionnairies /Google doc - form, wiki in twinspace/:
1. in English for pupils and partners
2. in Czech for parents, relatives and friends of pupils. /child page in wiki/
Travelling in twinspace
• Topic: How to safely travel?
1. The both of partners wrote their ideas what must
they do and what musnt´t… /blog in twinspace/
2. We invited a professional soldier so that he had talked
„How to survive in nature“ /video – youtube - wiki,
photos – webnode – child page of wiki in twinspace/
3. Czech and Polish partners have their patrons: Hippo
and Bear. Mr Hippo and Mr Bear travelled through
Europe thanks to Google presentation. Each slide was
written by one of partners.
/Google presentation, wiki in twinspace
My town – let me know!
Students make photos and videos of part of town. 1 or 2 student = 1 film.
Then use PhotoStory or MovieMaker, create a short film with spoken
description of town. / youtube or vimeo and blog, wiki in twinspace/
Task for partners: What is best part of partners´t town? Why? Partners vote:
www.flash-gear.com /blog, web content in twinspace/
Presentation with task
Students prepare presentation about school, town… in PowerPoint,
max. 10 slides and upload them as the only pictures. Then they convert
them into puzzle by:
http://www.flash-gear.com/puzzle/ - příklad
Task for partners: put puzzle together. Next activity: Google form –
questionnaire /wiki, blog, web content/
Various topic, video recording can be adapted by Movie Maker /captions/
/MovieMaker, Youtube, wiki, blog, web content, archive documents in twinspace/
Task for partners: Questions for partners in video
Possible answers: forum, wiki, blog, archive documents
Direct communication, it is necessary to prepare topic and questions for
partners before this meeting. /Video recording - Skype, youtube, webcam, smartboard, blog,
wiki, web content/
Next activity: „What news did you know about partners?“
Google form – questionnaire, poll – flash gear… web content, wiki, blog,
Archive documents, forum/