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    • Teaching speaking
      December 2010
    • Dilemmas teachers face
      I’vebeenaskedtoteach a conversationclass, butwhatisconversation? Isitjust free speaking?
      How can I help my studentsbecome more fluent?
    • Two simple approaches
      Awareness-raisingactivities
      Appropiation
      activities
    • Awareness-raising
      Activitiesaimed at helpinglearnersdiscover and evenfillingtheirknowledge gaps. Awarenessinvolves at leastthreeprocesses: attention, noticing and understanding.
    • Appropiation
      Overthe time and through social interaction, theskill, whichisfirst “other-regulated”, becomes “self-regulated”.
    • The beauty of pair-work
      “Pairworkimmediatelyincreasestheamount of studenttalking time" (Harmer 1998), itprovidesthestudentswiththeopportunitytocommunicatewitheachotherto share "suggestions, hypothesis, insights, feedback, successes, and failures" (Nielson, 1989).
    • The advantages of pair-work
      • Giveslearners more speaking time.
      • Changesthe pace of thelesson.
      • Takesthespotlight off you and putsiton
      thelearners.
      • Allowsstudentstomixwitheveryone in the
      group.
      • Itallowsyouto monitor, movearoundthe
      class and really listen tothelanguagethey
      are producing.
    • Some activities
      Talking dice
      Toss and talk
      Phototreasurehunt
      Firstimpressions
      Neutral statements
      Scruples
      Schizophrenic monologue
      Absurdinterruption
      Neverhave I ever
      Grammarreformulation