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  1. 1. MACMILLAN<br />Inside Out 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 /><ul><li>Speaking Introduction
  5. 5. Improving Speaking through Anecdotes
  6. 6. Introduction to Integrated Skills
  7. 7. A Walkthrough of an Integrated Skills Lesson
  8. 8. Extra Games and Activities</li></li></ul><li>MACMILLAN<br />Speaking<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />What makes a good speaker?<br />
  9. 9. MACMILLAN<br />Fluency<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />What is fluency?<br />Speaking at a steady constant speed.<br />Avoiding repetition, too much self-correcting & pauses/hesitations.<br />Developing your opinions/giving extended answers.<br />Organising & linking ideas logically.<br />
  10. 10. MACMILLAN<br />Vocabulary<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />What kind of vocabulary should students use?<br /><ul><li>Sophisticated vocabulary
  11. 11. The view is good
  12. 12. The view is breathtaking
  13. 13. Specialised terminology
  14. 14. The police got the bad guy for killing
  15. 15. The authorities apprehended the criminal for murder
  16. 16. Less common expressions
  17. 17. She didn’t come
  18. 18. She didn’t show up
  19. 19. Idioms
  20. 20. Easy
  21. 21. piece of cake
  22. 22. Difficult/Challenging
  23. 23. tall order
  24. 24. Correct word forms & collocations</li></li></ul><li>MACMILLAN<br />Grammar<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />What kind of grammar should students use?<br />Use a wide range of both simple & complex structures & use them flexibly.<br />Focus on accuracy without losing fluency.<br />
  25. 25. MACMILLAN<br />Pronunciation<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />How can I sound like a native speaker?<br />Speak clearly and reduce your accent.<br />Use contractions<br />Use weakened forms<br />Use sound links<br />Use the correct word and sentence stress<br />Use rhythm and intonation<br />
  26. 26. MACMILLAN<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />I know what fluency, good grammar and vocab and clear pron is BUT…how do I get my students to do this???<br />
  27. 27. MACMILLAN<br />Anecdotes<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />What is an anecdote?<br />Anecdotes are tasks that prepare students for extended speaking and cover topics that all students will be able to relate to through personal experience. Students are first given a model and a series of questions to get them thinking about the topic. They are then given the opportunity to talk at length about the topic with a partner. At a later date the same anecdote is repeated normally with noticeable improvements in the level and fluency of the language used.<br />
  28. 28. MACMILLAN<br />5 Steps for SuccessfulAnecdotes<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />B. Repeat Anecdote<br />Step 1<br />A. Monitor and Give Feedback<br />Step 2<br />C. Provide Sample Answer<br />Step 3<br />D. Choose Global Topics<br />Step 4<br />E. Allow for enough preparation time<br />Step 5<br />
  29. 29. MACMILLAN<br />Sample Anecdote<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Tell me about your friend <br />
  30. 30. MACMILLAN<br />What skills do college studentsneed for academic success?<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />
  31. 31. MACMILLAN<br />Academic English Exam Sample<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />
  32. 32. MACMILLAN<br />What skills do employees needfor success in the workplace?<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />
  33. 33. MACMILLAN<br />Business English Exam Sample<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />
  34. 34. MACMILLAN<br />What are the Benefits of Integrated Skills?<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Reflects real life situations<br />Brings variety to the classroom<br />Reflects current testing theory such as TOEFL iBT<br />Brings a faster pace to the lesson<br />Brings a more balanced approach to the 4 skills<br />
  35. 35. MACMILLAN<br />How does an integrated skillslesson work?<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Language Development<br />Review/Test<br />Provide Input<br />Provide Output Opportunities<br />Check Comprehension<br />Warm up<br />Step 1<br />Step 2<br />Step 3<br />Step 4<br />Step 5<br />Step 6<br />
  36. 36. MACMILLAN<br />Warm Up<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Using Pictures<br />Out of Focus (Keyhole)<br />Memory<br />Twisted fingers<br />
  37. 37. MACMILLAN<br />Provide Input ➨ Check Comprehension ➨ Output<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />
  38. 38. MACMILLAN<br />Language Development<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Vocabulary Games<br />Paper Bash<br />Change seats<br />Rythym Words<br />Pictionary<br />Back to Board<br />
  39. 39. MACMILLAN<br />Review/Test<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />
  40. 40. MACMILLAN<br />Do you want more games and activities?<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />Integrated Skills Activities<br />Running Dictation<br />Split Drawing<br />Collaborative Writing<br />
  41. 41. 1. We’ve packed our suitcases, Mom.<br />2. I’ve taken mine downstairs!<br />3. And I’ve put on my best dress. Look!<br />4. Have you paid the bill, dear?<br />5. Yes, I have. Here’s the receipt.<br />6. Have we remembered everything?<br />7. Right, let’s go!<br />
  42. 42. MACMILLAN<br />Split Drawing<br />Making Things Better for You!<br />
  43. 43. MACMILLAN<br />Any Questions?<br />Making Things Better for You!<br /><br /> Email: Receive PowerPoint: email meCatalogue: Training Videos: Resources: E-learning: Social Networking: – Macmillan Education Free Dictionary:<br />