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Cheeky Monkey

  1. 1. MACMILLAN<br />Macmillan Teacher Training<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Patrick Hafenstein Canton September 2011<br />
  2. 2. MACMILLAN<br />Publishing Company<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Working for a Foreign Publisher<br />
  3. 3. Who’s this?<br />MACMILLAN<br />Author<br />of 5 books<br />Examiner<br />of 4 Exams<br />Helped<br />100,000+<br />students get<br />an o/s<br />Masters<br />Trained<br />11,000+<br />teachers in<br />11 countries<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />
  4. 4. MACMILLAN<br />Agenda<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Patrick Hafenstein Macmillan Teacher Training September 2011<br />
  5. 5. MACMILLAN<br />Cheeky Monkey<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />A story based approach<br />
  6. 6. MACMILLAN<br />Play is...<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Experiences that support play and learning<br />Any activity engaged in for the enjoyment it gives, without consideration of the end result. It is entered into voluntarily & is lacking in external force & compulsion.<br />
  7. 7. MACMILLAN<br />Play is Serious!<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Experiences that support play and learning<br />Psychosocialists believe it is necessary for ego mastery and learning to live with everyday experiences<br />Constructivists believe it is necessary for cognitive growth<br />Maturationists believe it is necessary for competence building and for socializing functions in all cultures of the world <br />Neuroscientists believe it is necessary for emotional and physical health, motivation, and love of learning. <br />Psychoanalysts believe that play is necessary for mastering emotional traumas or disturbances <br />
  8. 8. MACMILLAN<br />Minds, Bodies& Emotions<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Experiences that support play and learning<br /> 2. Play provides the rich experience children need to learn social skills; become sensitive to others' needs and values; handle exclusion and dominance; manage their emotions; learn self-control; and share power, space, and ideas with others. At all levels of development, play enables children to feel comfortable and in control of their feelings<br /> 1. Play often involves physical activity, it is closely related to the development & refinement of children‘s gross & fine motor skills & their physical awareness, it simultaneously refines & develops skills that enable them to feel confident, secure, & self-assured.<br /> 3. Evidence also suggests a strong relationship between play and cognitive development. Studies identify improvements to attention, planning skills, attitudes, creativity and divergent thinking, perspective-taking, memory and language development<br />
  9. 9. MACMILLAN<br />Unit Walk-through<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 1<br />Introduces the new vocabulary through flashcards, a song, games and a worksheet<br />
  10. 10. MACMILLAN<br />Teaching Vocabulary<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 1<br />Translations?<br />Flashcards<br />Illustrations<br />Mime<br />Sounds<br />Realia<br />Examples<br />Definitions<br />Antonyms/synonyms<br />
  11. 11. MACMILLAN<br />Unit Walk-through<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 2<br />Cheeky’s Jungle Gym introduces the story to the kids through TPR activities and the play mat. They listen to the story and do a worksheet.<br />
  12. 12. TPR<br />Show me<br />Point<br />Touch<br />Mime<br />Lesson 2<br />TPR (Total Physical Response) follows the natural approach to learning a language. <br />Input is received in the form of commands that require a physical response.<br />It combines both physical and mental aspects of learning.<br />Young learners love to get up and move around the classroom.<br />
  13. 13. MACMILLAN<br />Unit Walk-through<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 3<br />Introduces more vocabulary, students sing the story song and do another worksheet<br />
  14. 14. MACMILLAN<br />Songs<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 3<br /> Children love music. This results in a positive attitude towards learning English.<br /> Songs are familiar so builds students’ confidence.<br /> Songs can present, practice & review language. <br /> Songs improve students listening, reading, speaking & pronunciation.<br /> Songs aid memorization.<br />
  15. 15. MACMILLAN<br />Songs<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Warm up – Pictures<br />Listening Activities<br />Movements<br />Singing Activities<br />Karaoke<br />Extra Verse<br />
  16. 16. MACMILLAN<br />Unit Walk-through<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 4<br /> Concept language is introduced through flashcards & song and reinforced by a worksheet.<br />
  17. 17. MACMILLAN<br />Flashcards<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 4<br />Flashcard Instructions<br />Lip Reading<br />Repeat if it’s true<br />
  18. 18. MACMILLAN<br />Unit Walk-through<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 5<br /> Focuses on colors and numbers using the play mats, and practiced through a song and a worksheet.<br />
  19. 19. MACMILLAN<br />Unit Walk-through<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Lesson 6<br /> Press out activities to make puppets, stand up characters or masks to perform a story<br /> Dramas are an entertaining and confidence building form of real life language use and practice which can be used for end of year graduation performances. Students can practice different registers.<br />
  20. 20. MACMILLAN<br />Cheeky Monkey<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />A story based approach<br />Aimed at 3-5 year old children<br />Written by Kathryn Harper and Claire Medwell<br />3 level course<br />The starting point for learning English with a focus on songs and stories<br />Methodology includes;<br />Receptive vs. Productive<br />Kinesthetic Learning<br />Routines<br />
  21. 21. MACMILLAN<br />Components<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />A story based approach<br />Pupil’s Book<br />Busy Book<br />Teacher’s Notes<br />Press Outs<br />Stickers<br />Play Mat<br />Audio CDs<br />Multi-ROM<br />Puppet<br />Flashcards<br />Story Cards<br />DVD + Photocopiables<br />

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