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Practice Speaking Online - Elinda Gjondedaj


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This is my presentation for Teach Meet International at 3/3/12

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Practice Speaking Online - Elinda Gjondedaj

  1. 1. Elinda Gjondedaj Practice Speaking Skills Online Teach Meet International 3/3/2012
  2. 2. Teaching Speaking: <ul><li>Needs a lot of practice and time </li></ul><ul><li>Inside and outside of class </li></ul><ul><li>Help students gain confidence about their speaking skills and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare students to speak on various issues </li></ul>
  3. 3. Problems <ul><li>Shy students that do not speak in class – ''stage fright'' </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Students sometimes cannot express themselves – 'have nothing to say' </li></ul><ul><li>Not interesting topics </li></ul><ul><li>Use of L1 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Practicing Speaking via Recording <ul><li>You can ask students Record themselves to: </li></ul><ul><li>Make a presentation on various topics (business, friendship, family, personality etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Interview each other for topics of their selections eg. Preferences, breaking news etc </li></ul>
  5. 5. Web Tool: <ul><li>Presentation with your voice and image </li></ul><ul><li>Record yourself over each slide </li></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits: <ul><li>Students: </li></ul><ul><li>Gain confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared on various speaking topics </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to themselves speaking and review possible mistakes </li></ul>
  7. 7. Practice Speaking via Talking online <ul><li>Ask students to skype with you (the teacher) </li></ul><ul><li>Ask students skype each other on regular basis </li></ul><ul><li>Every time you arrange a skype call you must prepare a worksheet (speaking with intention) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Benefits <ul><li>Students: </li></ul><ul><li>Speak with another more fluent speaker (teacher) </li></ul><ul><li>Speak with speakers of the same level (co-students) and do some peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Speak spontaneously and practice everyday talk </li></ul>
  9. 9. Elinda Gjondedaj Blog: Twitter: @ElindaGjondedaj Facebook: Elinda Gjondedaj Thank you for attending!