Chris Fuller<br />Talking about spontaneity<br />www.chrisfuller.typepad.com<br />@chrisfullerisms<br />Chrisfullerinspain...
OfSTED<br />“Across all phases speaking is the least well developed of all the skills. Students’ inability to be able to s...
Thinking about our “speakers”<br />
Phonics- never too late<br />www.rachelhawkes.com<br />www.doonceandshare.wikispaces.com<br />
Creating a spontaneous environment<br />
Creating the space<br />How many people can pupils talk to EASILY in your current room?<br /><ul><li> table layout
 performing opportunities?</li></li></ul><li>
Wall support<br />What is going to provide reassurance to our pupils? <br /><ul><li> grammar?
hesitation words
 opinions
what do we think about errors?</li></li></ul><li>Props<br />other ideas?<br /><ul><li> cardboard TV?
 wigs?
 masks?</li></li></ul><li>Rewards<br />How do we reward our pupils who are prepared to embrace spontaneity?<br /><ul><li> ...
 pupil elected teacher of the lesson
postcards home?</li></li></ul><li>No right answer<br />
Thinking of the task<br />Can you be creative when you can only achieve a right / wrong answer?<br /><ul><li> open ended, ...
 need for room to debate / present arguments
 language of speculation built into schemes of work</li></li></ul><li>The <br />“Group Talk” model<br />
(Deutsch) ist cool.<br />Ich mag (Deutsch).<br />Was denkst du?<br />Ja,<br />das stimmt.<br />Nein, das<br />stimmt nicht...
<br />¡Yo también!¡Yo tampoco!<br />¿Qué piensas?<br />¡(No) me gusta!  <br />X<br />¿Por qué?<br />¿Por qué?<br /><br /...
No wrong answers<br />
Mysteries<br />Living Graphs<br />Reading Images<br />
Odd one out<br />
Categorisation / Venn diagrams<br />bikes<br />cars<br />planes<br />sedan chair<br />helicopter<br />
What’s the question?<br />1999<br />
What’s the question?<br />David<br />
What’s the question?<br />Netball<br />
Twist the question round<br />What did you not do last weekend?<br />
Finding support<br />www.pltsinmfl.wikispaces.com<br />
Pupil bingo<br />years 10 / 11? Important not to let the fun disappear!<br />with thanks to Chris Harte, www.chrisharte.ty...
Metacognitive verbs<br />with thanks to <br />Helena Butterfield<br />www.langwitch.net<br />
Easispeak microphones<br />www.easi-speak.org.uk<br />
Flip cameras<br />
International dimension<br />www.globalgateway.org.uk<br />
Flashmeeting<br />http://flashmeeting.e2bn.net/<br /><ul><li> safe
 free
 share URLs / chat
 easy voting options</li></li></ul><li>Skype<br />Potential speaking homework<br />	+ practises key skill<br />	-	can be p...
Voki<br />www.voki.com<br />
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  • Spontaneous talk workshop, Brookfield

    1. 1. Chris Fuller<br />Talking about spontaneity<br />www.chrisfuller.typepad.com<br />@chrisfullerisms<br />Chrisfullerinspain@hotmail.com<br />
    2. 2. OfSTED<br />“Across all phases speaking is the least well developed of all the skills. Students’ inability to be able to say what they want to say in a new language has a negative impact on their confidence and enthusiasm.”<br />OFSTED,<br /> “The Changing Landscape of Languages”, July 2008<br />
    3. 3. Thinking about our “speakers”<br />
    4. 4. Phonics- never too late<br />www.rachelhawkes.com<br />www.doonceandshare.wikispaces.com<br />
    5. 5. Creating a spontaneous environment<br />
    6. 6. Creating the space<br />How many people can pupils talk to EASILY in your current room?<br /><ul><li> table layout
    7. 7. performing opportunities?</li></li></ul><li>
    8. 8. Wall support<br />What is going to provide reassurance to our pupils? <br /><ul><li> grammar?
    9. 9. hesitation words
    10. 10. opinions
    11. 11. what do we think about errors?</li></li></ul><li>Props<br />other ideas?<br /><ul><li> cardboard TV?
    12. 12. wigs?
    13. 13. masks?</li></li></ul><li>Rewards<br />How do we reward our pupils who are prepared to embrace spontaneity?<br /><ul><li> stickers
    14. 14. pupil elected teacher of the lesson
    15. 15. postcards home?</li></li></ul><li>No right answer<br />
    16. 16. Thinking of the task<br />Can you be creative when you can only achieve a right / wrong answer?<br /><ul><li> open ended, not transactional
    17. 17. need for room to debate / present arguments
    18. 18. language of speculation built into schemes of work</li></li></ul><li>The <br />“Group Talk” model<br />
    19. 19. (Deutsch) ist cool.<br />Ich mag (Deutsch).<br />Was denkst du?<br />Ja,<br />das stimmt.<br />Nein, das<br />stimmt nicht.<br />X<br /><br />X<br />X<br />Du spinnst!<br />Ich denke …<br />©Wildern School<br />
    20. 20. <br />¡Yo también!¡Yo tampoco!<br />¿Qué piensas?<br />¡(No) me gusta! <br />X<br />¿Por qué?<br />¿Por qué?<br /><br />¡Sí, es verdad!¡No, no es verdad!<br />X<br />Porque...<br />Porque...<br />Prefiero.. porque<br />Pienso que... porque<br />..es mejor que....es peor que....es más..que....es menos..que.<br /><br />Sí, tienes razón<br />No, no tienes razón<br />¡Ni hablar! ¡Qué va! <br />(no) estoy de acuerdo<br />¿Qué piensas?<br />X<br />Gracias @ Greg Horton<br />
    21. 21. No wrong answers<br />
    22. 22. Mysteries<br />Living Graphs<br />Reading Images<br />
    23. 23. Odd one out<br />
    24. 24. Categorisation / Venn diagrams<br />bikes<br />cars<br />planes<br />sedan chair<br />helicopter<br />
    25. 25. What’s the question?<br />1999<br />
    26. 26. What’s the question?<br />David<br />
    27. 27. What’s the question?<br />Netball<br />
    28. 28. Twist the question round<br />What did you not do last weekend?<br />
    29. 29. Finding support<br />www.pltsinmfl.wikispaces.com<br />
    30. 30. Pupil bingo<br />years 10 / 11? Important not to let the fun disappear!<br />with thanks to Chris Harte, www.chrisharte.typepad.com<br />
    31. 31. Metacognitive verbs<br />with thanks to <br />Helena Butterfield<br />www.langwitch.net<br />
    32. 32. Easispeak microphones<br />www.easi-speak.org.uk<br />
    33. 33. Flip cameras<br />
    34. 34. International dimension<br />www.globalgateway.org.uk<br />
    35. 35. Flashmeeting<br />http://flashmeeting.e2bn.net/<br /><ul><li> safe
    36. 36. free
    37. 37. share URLs / chat
    38. 38. easy voting options</li></li></ul><li>Skype<br />Potential speaking homework<br /> + practises key skill<br /> - can be put onto blog / wiki<br />
    39. 39. Voki<br />www.voki.com<br />
    40. 40. Voki<br />www.voki.com<br />
    41. 41. Voki<br />www.voki.com<br />
    42. 42. Glogster<br />www.glogster.com<br />
    43. 43. Generating an audience<br />
    44. 44. Linked Up<br />www.linksintolanguages.ac.uk/linkedup<br />
    45. 45. Some crowdsourced ideas<br />
    46. 46. Chris Fuller<br />Do they want to speak?<br />www.chrisfuller.typepad.com<br />@chrisfullerisms<br />Chrisfullerinspain@hotmail.com<br />

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