The little extra that makes the difference


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The little extra that makes the difference

  1. 1. Marie-Louise Cuyt Marjorie Rosenberg IATEFL BESIG Summer Conference June 25-26, 2010 Rome, Italy
  2. 2. What are the benefits of supplementary materials? <ul><li>Liven up the lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce and review material </li></ul><ul><li>Get learners to speak </li></ul><ul><li>Make learning fun </li></ul><ul><li>Help learners over inhibitions </li></ul>
  3. 3. What types of supplementary materials exist? <ul><li>Card games </li></ul><ul><li>Board games </li></ul><ul><li>Worksheets </li></ul><ul><li>Manipulatives </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers and magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Songs, music, videos </li></ul><ul><li>Computer-based </li></ul>
  4. 4. What role does supplementary material play in the classroom? <ul><li>Promotes teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Provides variety </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages free-speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Broadens the practice possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Adds element of fun </li></ul><ul><li>Gets learners away from the safety of a coursebook </li></ul>
  5. 5. Card game Adventure Holidays
  6. 6. Board Game Dealing with customer Complaints FINISH Y You went bust Go back three spaces You were not proactive Miss a turn You didn’t empathize Miss a turn You admitted you were at fault Go forward one space You found an appropriate solution Go forward two spaces You didn’t apologize Go back one space You breached the contract Go back three spaces You made a prompt effort Go forward one space You upset the customer even more Go back two spaces START You didn’t respond in a friendly way Miss a turn The customer got a refund Go forward two spaces
  7. 7. Worksheets The Cyberspace Quiz The Office of the Future
  8. 8. Manipulatives The Office Supply Game
  9. 9. Any questions ?
  10. 10. Thank you for your attention!