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English B1 intensive9 February – 8 March 2012
Hi! I’m David.
I was born      here
I grew up     here
I went touniversity     here
I’ve lived inRome for 19years.In thattime, I’vetaught Englishto a lot ofpeople!
DISCUSSIONWhat do you want from this course?
talk aboutprevious positive experiencesspecific aims- academic- personalWhat strategies can you adopt?
SOME INDICATIONS  David’s experience!
intermediate is different it’s difficult to make progress            don’t drift!
progress           the           intermediate           plateau                          time
strategies to get past the  intermediate plateau
separate study and practicemake sure you do some studying and practice  make sure you know which you are doing(but when we...
language study is 3 different        disciplines           grammar             vocab         pronunciation
language practice happens in 4       different areas     speaking     listening      writing     reading
practise ‘real English’
resources: I dictionaries
Oxford Advanced Learner’s       Dictionary (OALD)www.oxfordadvancedlearnersdictionary.com
Bi-lingual dictionaries     don’t use them!
Bi-lingual dictionaries    but if you must…
WordReferencehttp://www.wordreference.com/
Oxford Collocations Dictionary  www.lixiaolai.com/ocd/index.html
resources: IIsites where you can study English
The BBCwww.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/index.s                     html
UCL phonetic games word to vowel symbol    symbol to wordssound to spelling/symbol
resources: IIIsites where you can practice English
iTunes Uhttp://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u
TED(Technology, Entertainment, Design)            www.ted.com
RESOURCES: links summaryhttps://pinboard.in/u:davidatrome/t:Roma3/
What you need for this course      don’t forget CLACSON
CLACKSON forumhttp://webdev3.caspur.it/cla/
get your login detailsbefore the next lesson
get your login detailsbefore the next lesson            Thursday
buy, beg, borrow or steal …    English Grammar in Use
 intermediate 3rd edition with answers(CD-ROM optional)
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  1. 1. English B1 intensive9 February – 8 March 2012
  2. 2. Hi! I’m David.
  3. 3. I was born here
  4. 4. I grew up here
  5. 5. I went touniversity here
  6. 6. I’ve lived inRome for 19years.In thattime, I’vetaught Englishto a lot ofpeople!
  7. 7. DISCUSSIONWhat do you want from this course?
  8. 8. talk aboutprevious positive experiencesspecific aims- academic- personalWhat strategies can you adopt?
  9. 9. SOME INDICATIONS David’s experience!
  10. 10. intermediate is different it’s difficult to make progress don’t drift!
  11. 11. progress the intermediate plateau time
  12. 12. strategies to get past the intermediate plateau
  13. 13. separate study and practicemake sure you do some studying and practice make sure you know which you are doing(but when we talk about language, it’s both!)
  14. 14. language study is 3 different disciplines grammar vocab pronunciation
  15. 15. language practice happens in 4 different areas speaking listening writing reading
  16. 16. practise ‘real English’
  17. 17. resources: I dictionaries
  18. 18. Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary (OALD)www.oxfordadvancedlearnersdictionary.com
  19. 19. Bi-lingual dictionaries don’t use them!
  20. 20. Bi-lingual dictionaries but if you must…
  21. 21. WordReferencehttp://www.wordreference.com/
  22. 22. Oxford Collocations Dictionary www.lixiaolai.com/ocd/index.html
  23. 23. resources: IIsites where you can study English
  24. 24. The BBCwww.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/index.s html
  25. 25. UCL phonetic games word to vowel symbol symbol to wordssound to spelling/symbol
  26. 26. resources: IIIsites where you can practice English
  27. 27. iTunes Uhttp://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u
  28. 28. TED(Technology, Entertainment, Design) www.ted.com
  29. 29. RESOURCES: links summaryhttps://pinboard.in/u:davidatrome/t:Roma3/
  30. 30. What you need for this course don’t forget CLACSON
  31. 31. CLACKSON forumhttp://webdev3.caspur.it/cla/
  32. 32. get your login detailsbefore the next lesson
  33. 33. get your login detailsbefore the next lesson Thursday
  34. 34. buy, beg, borrow or steal … English Grammar in Use
  35. 35.  intermediate 3rd edition with answers(CD-ROM optional)

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