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    English Skills English Skills Presentation Transcript

    • English skills
    • Outline
      • Introduction
      • English Linguistics approach
      • The use of English as a second language.
      • English skills
      • The international English assessment systems
      • Conclusion & discussion
    • Introduction
      • The English language is spoken by 750 million people in the world as either the official language of a nation, a second language, or in a mixture with other languages ( pidgins and creoles.)
    • Introduction
      • English is a West Germanic language originating in England , and the first language for most people in the ANGLOPHONE CARIBBEAN
    • Introduction
      • English is a West Germanic language originating in England , and the first language for most people in the
      • AUSTRALIA
      • 15,581,334 N.S
    • Introduction
      • English is a West Germanic language originating in England , and the first language for most people in the
      • CANADA
      • 17,694,830 N.S
    • Introduction
      • English is a West Germanic language originating in England , and the first language for most people in the
      • NEW-
      • ZEALAND
      • 3,500,000+ N.S (approx)
    • Introduction
      • English is a West Germanic language originating in England , and the first language for most people in the
      • IRELAND
      • 4,200,000+ N.S (approx)
    • Introduction
      • English is a West Germanic language originating in England , and the first language for most people in the
      • UNITED
      • KINGDOM
      • 58,200,000 N.S
    • Introduction
      • English is a West Germanic language originating in England , and the first language for most people in the
      • USA
      • 214,809,000 N.S
    • Introduction
      • Commonwealth C ountries
    • Introduction
      • Commonwealth International
      • Countries organizations
    • Introduction
      • Commonwealth International
      • Countries organizations
      • United Nations
    • Introduction
      • Commonwealth International
      • Countries organizations
      • The Anglosphere
      • United Nations
    • Introduction
      • A native or fluent speaker of English is known as an
      • Anglophone
    • Introduction
      • A native or fluent speaker of English is known as an
      • Anglo phone
      • « English »
    • Introduction
      • A native or fluent speaker of English is known as an
      • Anglo phone
      • « sound, speech »  
    • Introduction
      • Modern English is sometimes described as a linguafranca .
      • English is the dominant language in many fields
      • British Empire is the primary reason for the initial spread
      • Since World War II, United States has accelerated the adoption of English.
      • As a result, over a billion people speak English .
    • Introduction C hanges in English (Demonstration)
      • 1.Old English (ca .500 CE-1100 CE)
    • Introduction C hanges in English (Demonstration)
      • 2.Middle English (ca. 1100 CE -1500 CE )
    • Introduction C hanges in English (Demonstration)
      • 3.Early Modern English (ca. 1500 CE-1800 CE )
    • English linguistics approach
      • Linguistics
      • -Grammar : parts of speech ; Nouns, adj, adv, prepositions,
      • conjunctions, pronouns, verbs,
      • interjections.
      • -Phonology
      • -Phonetics
      • -Morphology
    • English linguistics approach
      • Language theory / Language technology
      • ( Competence & performance )   
      • « Chomsky »
      • « Colourless green ideas sleep furiously »
      • S V Adv
    • English linguistics approach
      • Language theory / Language technology
      • What significance can language technology have for the language theory ?
    • English linguistics approach
      • Language theory / Language technology
      • The problem of ambiguity in relation to the
      • current language processing systems
    • English linguistics approach
      • Language theory / Language technology
      • How can we be able to turn linguistics into
      • a hard science ?
    • English linguistics approach
      • Language theory / Language technology
      • What are the limitations of current
      • language systems ?
    • English linguistics approach
      • Language theory / Language technology
      • What is competence and performance ?
      • « Colourless green ideas sleep furiously »
      • S V Adv
              • Grammar
              • Meaning
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language Meeting Obama was great ! Unfortunately, I couldn’t speak well English…
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 1-Common errors
      • What is an error in English ?
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 1-Common errors
      • All deviations from the standard use of English as
      • judged by sophisticated users
      • Awareness
      • The aim is
      • Avoid (-) consequences
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 1-Common errors
      • Why don’t we cover all important points of grammar ?
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 1-Common errors
      • Lack of practice
      • Dealing with other languages backgrounds
      • Insufficient input Listening
      • Reading
      • Unstructured output Speaking
      • Writing
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 2-Idioms
      • 1-idiomatic expressions:
      • Confusing an idiomatic expression .
      • Difficulties understanding the meanings.
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 2-Idioms
      • 1-Idiomatic expressions:
      • exp : literal meaning
      • «  Before the bartender made the drink,she broke the ice with a small hammer and dropped it into the blender.  »
      • idiomatic meaning
      • «  Before the conference began, the speaker broke the ice with a joke .”
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 2-Idioms
      • 1-Idiomatic expressions:
      • broke the ice
      • To make a beginning To get through the
      • 1st difficulties in
      • starting a conversation
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 2-Idioms
      • 2-Phrasal verb:
      • Frequently heard in spoken English
      • Phrasal verb is a verb + preposition structure
      • Sometimes referred to as 2-word or 3-word verb.
      • S pecial meaning
    • The use of English as a 2 nd language 2-Idioms
      • 2-Phrasal verb:
      • Exp:
      • Put off –delay............................ postpone
      • Sow up – appear ........................... come
    • English skills
      • The focus on this point is :
      • -To highlight the importance of each skill area.
      • -To illustrate each skill requirements
      • -To gather a global 4-skills-concept in mind
    • English skills
      • What do you have to do before you can
      • speak?
      • What does a child learn before he
      • talks?
      • What do we do before chatting?
    • English skills
      • Listening
    • English skills 1-Listening
      • Children begin listening to their parents
      • Children automatically acquire such language
      • listening can help improve speaking considerably
      • It is neither the easiest nor the most meaningless
    • English skills 1-Listening
      • Why is listening good ?
    • English skills 1-Listening
      • Reviewing a lot of English usage
      • Learning new words and expressions
      • General knowledge
      • We can imitate what we hear
      • Listening can be a good “hobby”
      • To train our attention .
    • English skills 1-Listening
      • How can we listen to English?
    • English skills 1-Listening
      • Radio programmes
      • English broadcaster
    • English skills 1-Listening
      • Some of the most listening skills are :
      • -Listening for gist
      • -Listening for detail
      • -Listening for specific information
      • -Inferential listening
    • English skills
      • Speaking
    • English skills 2 -Speaking
      • How do you become a more confident
      • English speaker ?
    • English skills 2 -Speaking
      • Practice anywhere, anytime.
      • Build confidence
      • Experiment English that you know
      • Try to Respond
      • Avoid translation
      • Avoid being silent
      • Don’t speak too fast
      • Relax
    • English skills 2 -Speaking
      • Remember, when speaking English…
    • English skills 2 -Speaking
      • Be less hesitant
      • Don’t be shy to speak
      • Be polite
    • English skills
      • Reading
    • English skills 3 -Reading
      • Do I read every word in my own language when I am reading a schedule, summary, or other outlining document?
    • English skills 3 -Reading
      • Do I read every word in my own
      • language when I am reading a schedule, summary, or other outlining document?
      • No !
    • English skills 3 -Reading
      • Skimming
      • Scanning
      • Extensive reading
      • Intensive reading
    • English skills 3 -Reading
      • Skimming
    • English skills 3 -Reading
      • Scanning
    • English skills 3 -Reading
      • Extensive reading
    • English skills 3 -Reading
      • Intensive reading
    • English skills
      • Writing
    • English skills 4 -Writing
      • Write with necessary caution…
    • English skills 4 -Writing
    • English skills 4 -Writing
      • Avoid slangs
      • Avoid abbreviations unless necessary
      • Steer away from symbols « & »
      • Becareful with stereotypes (clichés)
      • ( ) to play down words or phrases
      • _ for emphasis
      • Spell names correctly
    • English skills 4 -Writing
      • Numbers < 10 should be expressed as words
      • exp : « Ten years ago,my brother… ».
      • Numbers > 10 are expressed as they are
      • exp « My brother has 13 sandal peers ».
      • (“ ” / ‘ ’) should be placed around speech
      • and titles .
      • Keep short sentences.
    • English skills
      • Remember…
      • Input Output
      • (listening, reading) (speaking, writing)
    • The international English assessment systems
      • Cambridge exams: IELTS, BEC
      • Exams from British examining boards
      • Using British English
    • The international English assessment systems
      • American E xams: TOEFL, TOEIC
      • Exams from U-S examining boards
      • Using American English
    • The international English assessment systems
      • The main levels:
      • Advanced / Proficient / Level 5
      • Upper Intermediate / Higher Intermediate / Level 4
      • Intermediate / Level 3
      • Lower Intermediate /Pre-Intermediate/Primary/ Level 2
      • Elementary / Beginners / Basic / Level 1
    • The international English assessment systems 100 400 _ KET 4.0 Elementary 520 150 470 Preliminary PET 5.0 Lower intermediate 660 200 530 Vantage FCE 6.0 Intermediate 810 250 600 Higher CAE 7.0 Upper intermediate 990 290 670 _ CPE 8.0 Advanced TOEIC TOEFL electro TOEFL paper BEC Cambri- dge IELTS LEVELS
    • The international English assessment systems
      • Abbreviations :
      • IELTS  : International English Language Testing System
      • BEC  : Business English Certificate
      • TOEFL  : Test of English as a Foreign Language
      • TOEIC  : Test of English for International Communication
      • Cambridge exams:
      • KET (Key English Test) PET (Preliminary English Test) FCE (First Certificate in English) CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English)
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