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Chunks of Language: dealing with them in the classroom

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Apresentação feita no dia 19 de junho de 2009 na XXV JELI [Jornada de Ensino de Língua Inglesa] organizada pela APLIESP [Associação de Professores de Língua Inglesa do Estado de São Paulo].

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Chunks of Language: dealing with them in the classroom

  1. 1. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE XXV JELI 25 ANOS REFLETINDO O FUTURO DO ENSINO DE INGLÊS 19 E 20 DE JUNHO, 2009 – UNIBERO São Paulo - SP
  2. 2. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE What are Chunks of Language? A sequence of words which native speakers recognize as the natural and better way of expressing a particular idea.
  3. 3. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Are there chunks in Portuguese?
  4. 4. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Chunks in Portuguese: 01. É bom a gente ficar de olhos b........................ abertos para saber o que ele vai fazer. 02. Eu perdi o ônibus! Por isto cheguei a........................ ao trabalho. 03. Eu não quero falar c........................ ela novamente. 04. Acho bom você fazer isto amanhã de m........................ bem cedinho. 05. O que vocês estão p........................ em fazer agora? 06. Já está mais do que na hora de você a........................ um emprego? 07. Não faço a menor i........................ de como ele conseguiu fazer isto? 08. Para quem não está conseguindo e........................ no site, segue o link corrigido. 09. Não cheguei a ler tudo não, só dei uma olhada r........................ e pronto. 10. Esta conversa sobre comida abriu meu a......................... Vamos comer? em trasado om anhã ensando rrumar deia ntrar ápida petite
  5. 5. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Chunks in Portuguese: 01. Ela vive pegando no meu ...................... por causa desta história. 02. Já está mais do que na hora de você começar a fazer seu ...................... de meia. 03. O irmão dela é um tremendo ...................... no saco. 04. O filho dela é um ...................... frio e tanto. Tudo dá errado para ele! 05. Não podemos traduzir estas expressões ao ...................... da letra. 06. Quando ele ouviu a voz do pai dele, ele deu no ...................... 07. Quando o rio é fundo demais algumas pessoas dizem que ele não dá ...................... 08. Rodrigo levou um ...................... na bunda da namorada dele. 09. Mas que história mais sem ...................... nem cabeça. 10. Pode ir! Mas vá num ...................... e volte no outro!
  6. 6. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Why learn and teach chunks? The brain stores more sequences of words than isolated words. Because of chunks we’re able to speak and write fluently. Knowing lots of chunks also makes listening and reading easier as well.
  7. 7. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Kinds of Chunks of Language collocations institutionalised expressions sentence heads phrases or polywords prepositional phrases idioms
  8. 8. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE How can we teach chunks? Before teaching chunks we’d better learn how to find them. Or... As we prefer to say: NOTICE them.
  9. 9. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE How to notice chunks? Reading is by far the best way to notice chunks of language. So, we have to help learners to improve their skill of NOTICING .
  10. 10. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Noticing chunks in dialogs: Dad Hi, Carl. It’s me. How’s it going? Carl Oh, hi, Dad. Everything’s great. Dad So, are you studying for your exams? Carl Oh, yeah. I’m working very hard this semester. Dad Good. So what are you doing right now? Are you studying? Carl Uh, Dad, right now I’m watching a baseball game. Dad Baseball? ... Uh, who’s playing? Carl The Yankess and the Red Sox. Dad Really? Uh, Carl,... Let’s talk again in two hours. Carl Ok, Dad. Enjoy the game! Dad You too. But please try and study for your exams!
  11. 11. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Noticing chunks in dialogs: Dad Hi, Carl. It’s me . How’s it going? Carl Oh, hi, Dad. Everything’s great. Dad So, are you studying for your exams ? Carl Oh, yeah. I’m working very hard this semester. Dad Good. So what are you doing right now? Are you studying? Carl Uh, Dad, right now I’m watching a baseball game . Dad Baseball? ... Uh, who’s playing? Carl The Yankess and the Red Sox. Dad Really? Uh, Carl,... Let’s talk again in two hours. Carl Ok, Dad. Enjoy the game! Dad You too. But please try and study for your exams!
  12. 12. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Noticing chunks in texts: I started my new job at the design company. I like it a lot. I met Brad after work. He wants to go out for dinner on Wednesday, but I already made dinner plans with some people from work, and I really want to go. Anyway, Brad never pays.
  13. 13. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Noticing chunks in texts: I started my new job at the design company . I like it a lot . I met Brad after work . He wants to go out for dinn er on Wednesday , but I already made dinner plans with some people from work , and I really want to go . Anyway, Brad never pays.
  14. 14. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE How can learners remember chunks?
  15. 15. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Recording chunks: E aí, o que você está fazendo [...]? So, what are you doing now? right now? at this moment? E aí, o que você vai fazer [...]? So, what are you doing tonight? tomorrow? on the weekend?
  16. 16. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Recording chunks: Chunks with Foot: put your foot in your mouth = meter os pés pelas mãos put your foot down = bater o pé go on foot = ir à pé put your best foot forward = esforçar-se ao máximo have a foot in the door = estar com o pé na porta
  17. 17. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE The Importance of Revisiting Encourage your learners to look back at the language they’ve recorded and do something – perhaps anything –with it.
  18. 18. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Helpful Activities <ul><li>Memorizing short dialogs </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a very short dialog from the coursebook. If you have it on CD, let students listen to it; </li></ul><ul><li>Have a little conversation about the dialog. Hand out the transcript ; </li></ul><ul><li>Tell them they’ll have to memorize the whole dialog as homework; </li></ul><ul><li>In the next class, have students in pairs and they’ll have to recite the whole dialog to their partner. Partners may give each other hints as necessary </li></ul>
  19. 19. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Helpful Activities <ul><li>What are those initials for? </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate students to record chunks of language during a period of time. These chunks are chosen by the teacher; </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss them with students whenever possible. Ask them for examples using that specific chunk. </li></ul><ul><li>After a couple of classes, say, 5 classes. Hand out copies of a worksheet you prepared and ask students to complete the blanks. In the blanks you have the initials of the chunks you want to revisit with them </li></ul>
  20. 20. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Helpful Activities <ul><li>Teach your Chunk </li></ul>Ask students to teach the class a chunk from time to time. Doing so, you’ll be motivating them to record, revisit and reactivate chunks. This helps them to keep chunks alive in the brain.
  21. 21. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Helpful Activities <ul><li>Review Posters </li></ul>Poster A – Chunks Being Learned: Write only the initials of a chunk which students are having problems to remember – b. t. w. / n. m. / w. a. y. g. t. d. t.? / t. y. v. m. / c. I a. y. a q.? / etc. From time to time use this poster to reactivate a chunk. Give students some hints so that they can remember what chunk is that. You can even use the Portuguese equivalence to that chunk so as to help them remembering.
  22. 22. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Helpful Activities <ul><li>Review Posters </li></ul>Poster B – Pretty Well Learned: When most of the students can remember a chunk represented by initial on Poster A, cross the initials out and write them on Poster B. Review the chunks on Poster B once a week. When Posters A or B are full, cover it with a blank one.
  23. 23. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Helpful Activities <ul><li>Lexical Bag or Lexical Box </li></ul>Ask students to write a chunk they noticed in the lesson on a small piece of paper. Students place the paper in a bag or box. In the beginning of each lesson, teacher picks 2 or 3 papers and asks students for example with the chunks. If one student do not know what that chunk means, other will have the chance to teach the chunk.
  24. 24. DENILSO DE LIMA http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com [email_address] CHUNKS OF LANGUAGE Thank you! Keep in touch: email: [email_address] blog: http://denilsodelima.blogspot.com orkut profile: Denilso de Lima Orkut community: Inglês na Ponta da Língua twitter: www.twitter.com/denilsodelima

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