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Using visuals, audio and video materials

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Workshop conducted by
Abdellatif Zoubair
Zerktouni High School
Agadir, January 2016

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Using visuals, audio and video materials

  1. 1. Zoubair ELT Community IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016
  2. 2. IST Workshop on : «Using visuals, audio and video materials to promote oral skills» January 2016 Abdellatif Zoubair Email: abdellatif.zoubair@gmail.com Web: www. zoubaireltcommunity.ac.ma www.zoubaireltcommunity.wix.com/eduresources IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016
  3. 3. IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 ¤Agenda: 1. Identify available resources for teachers 2. List the benefits of using visuals for teaching 3. Explain the main uses of audio materials 4. State the major steps for a video activity 5. Try out some of the activities 6. Decide on practical recommendations
  4. 4. I. What resources are available to us teachers? IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 * Board * Textbook *Pictures * OHP * IWB * Worksheets * Tape recorder * Computer * Cell phone * Dictionaries * Readers * Cuisenaire rods * Flip charts * Posters * Students * Concordancers (www.lextutor.ca) * . . . .
  5. 5. II. Which of these can you make use of? IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  6. 6. III. Why are visuals useful? IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 Illustrate meaning directly Help explain quickly Cut down on TTT Attract attention Aid concentration Add variety and interest
  7. 7. IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 Make associated language memorable Make class more stimulating and attractive (permanent display) Help elicit already known language Create need Set scene Stimulate discussion  . . . .
  8. 8. IV. How to use visuals? IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 Present new meaning Check understanding Practice Games Ornamentation
  9. 9. IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 Prediction Discussion Story telling Composing Prompts  …
  10. 10. V. State the merits of audio materials: IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 Provide authentic materials Versatile: possibility to rewind, pause, fast forward Set mood Easy to use/carry Availability of materials Serve for background (music) …
  11. 11. VI. What is the added value of video materials in a school learning environment? IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 Makes learning more realistic Learners can hear and see Easier to understand (offer more features than audio materials) Visual component makes it more attractive Intrinsically more interesting Possibility to replay, pause, etc. Teachers can produce their own materials …
  12. 12. VII. Suggest activities you can incorporate into the three main steps of a viewing session: IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 1. Pre-viewing: language focus, prediction, discuss related topics, study worksheets to use 2. Viewing: complete tasks: listen, interpret, . . . 3. Post viewing: discussion,
  13. 13. IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 4. Further tips on using the video: a) Cover the screen: what’s the picture? b) Half the class views then swap c) Switch off the sound
  14. 14. VIII. Micro-teaching: while watching your colleagues giving mini-demonstration lessons, please identify which of the ideas above are highlighted / implemented: IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 - - . . .
  15. 15. IX. Time for reflection: describe which areas of my teaching practices will I reconsider based on the idea above? IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 1. . . . 2. . . . 3. . . .
  16. 16. IST workshop, Using visuals, audio and video materials, Jan. 2016 ¤REFERENCES: Harmer, J. 2007. How to Teach English. Pearson Longman. Harmer, J. 2007. The Practice of English LanguageTeaching. Pearson Longman Fourth Edition. Richards, Jack C. & Scmidt, R. 2010. Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics. Longman. Scrivener, J. 2007. Learning Teaching. Longman.
  17. 17. Agadir ELT Inspectorate Academic year 2015-2016

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