Action reaches : teaching picture book to “Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? Part 3:
Research Questions: <ul><li>Does the picture book help students to learn sentence patterns more effectively? </li></ul><ul><li>How do teachers use the picture book to help the students to acquire intonation and sentence patterns successful? </li></ul>
Background information of 12 subjects: Never learn English Over 2 years Over 3 years Over 4 years Whole English Partial English 小廷 X X X X X X 小柔 X X X X X X 小甄 X X X X X X 小旻 O X X X X O 小玲 O X X X X X 小芸 O X X X O X 小珩 O X X X X O 小德 O X X X X O 小純 O O X X O X 小慈 O O O O X O 小琪 O O O O X X 小涵 O O O X O X
Findings: subject 1 姓名：小廷（ Tina ） Learning background Never learn English before Pre-test not familiar with target sentence and vocabulary Pre-test on sentence patterns S cannot say a complete sentences 。 When T ask "What do you see?" ， S can only say words like elephant ， but S can’t speak a whole sentences 。 Post-test on vocab performance They can’t remember new words by using Chinese into a sentence such as : “ I see a yellow 太陽。” Post-test on sentence patterns <ul><li>Become more familiar with the sentence patter </li></ul><ul><li>She can speak a longer sentence such as I see XX looking at me </li></ul><ul><li>Better intonation </li></ul>
Result: 1. It is helpful for students to memorize the sentence patterns by teaching picture books with repeating sentences. 2. Students’ intonation will be well-improved after teaching picture books by clear instruction.