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Using Realia And Authentic Text With Literacy Students

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Using Realia And Authentic Text With Literacy Students

  1. 1. Using realia and authentic text with Literacy students Chris Hooper June Goodwin Wednesday 9 December 2009
  2. 2. Quick Reads <ul><li>http://www.quickreads.org.uk/ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Realia and authentic text <ul><li>Library books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick Reads </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Leaflets and brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Packaging </li></ul><ul><li>Work related </li></ul>
  4. 4. Newspapers <ul><li>Skimming </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning </li></ul><ul><li>Organisational features </li></ul><ul><li>Passive verbs </li></ul>
  5. 5. Leaflets and Brochures <ul><li>Persuasive text </li></ul><ul><li>Supermarkets </li></ul><ul><li>Estate agents </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Small ads </li></ul>
  6. 6. Packaging <ul><li>Colour and shape </li></ul><ul><li>Brand recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Very helpful for very low levels </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition information </li></ul>
  7. 7. Work Related <ul><li>Health and safety </li></ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul><ul><li>Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul><ul><li>E-mails </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded Learning materials </li></ul>
  8. 8. Useful links <ul><li>http://www.skillsworkshop.org/other.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/embeddedlearning/index.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.quickreads.org.uk/ </li></ul>

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