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Speaking session mmu 25th October 2013

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Copy of the slides I used for the session on speaking and ICT to enhance speaking skills at Manchester Metropolitan University on Friday 25th October

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Speaking session mmu 25th October 2013

  1. 1. Speaking Activities & Using Technology to Develop Oracy in the MFL Classroom Isabelle Jones Alderley Edge School for Girls http://isabellejones.blogspot.com @icpjones Powerpoint Templates Page 1
  2. 2. Aims • Consider a range of activities to enhance speaking skills • Evaluate the use of ICT tools to develop oracy in the MFL classroom Powerpoint Templates Page 2
  3. 3. Why Speaking? • Achievement and Challenge, OFSTED, January 2011 • Achievement at GCSE and KS4 uptake • Language learners’ self-image and confidence (impact on motivation) • Personal belief Powerpoint Templates Page 3
  4. 4. Different types of Speaking? • Student use of Target Language in class • Structured speaking activities • Spontaneous talk in and out of the MFL classroom Powerpoint Templates Page 4
  5. 5. “Across all phases speaking is the least well developed of all the skills. Students’ inability to be able to say what they want to say in a new language has a negative impact on their confidence and enthusiasm.” “A further hindrance to speaking fluently was that soundspelling links not been taught well.” “...it was much rarer for reading or listening to be used to stimulate discussion and communicative activities.” ‘When required to speak at greater length or in new situations, ...accuracy and fluency deteriorate, partly because [the] grasp of structure is usually less secure than [the] retention of vocabulary.’ Powerpoint Templates Page “The changing landscape of languages” OfSTED (2004-2008) 5
  6. 6. Speaking targets • • • • • • • • Give detailed information Express personal opinions Justify points of view Use more developed sentences Increase the number of exchanges in a conversation Use a range of vocabulary and structures Use time references Refer to past, present or future Powerpoint Templates Page 6
  7. 7. Key strategies to enhance Speaking *Teaching sound-written patterns (phonics) *Systematically practising languageenhancing structures *Providing opportunities for planned & unplanned talk *Focusing on key structures and verbs in different tenses *Catering for a wide range of preferred learning styles *Using technology to motivate & record interactions or Individual speaking work Powerpoint Templates Page 7
  8. 8. Asking questions Sentencebuilding Spontaneous responses Becoming more Fluent Developing your Memory Improving your Pronunciation With thanks to Lucy Hadfield and Rachel Hawkes Powerpoint Templates Page 8
  9. 9. What about pronunciation? • Phonics Powerpoint Templates Page 9
  10. 10. What about pronunciation? • Rebus http://www.rebus-o-matic.com/index.php Powerpoint Templates Page 10
  11. 11. What about pronunciation? Le Rap J’ai un chat, Hannibal. Elles ont deux serpents longs Et des poissons. Nous avons un lapin. Vous avez des lions? Tu as un animal? Powerpoint Templates Elle a un chien. Page 11
  12. 12. What about pronunciation? Le Rap J’ai un chat, Hannibal. Tu as un animal? Elle a un chien. Nous avons un lapin. Vous avez des lions? Elles ont deux serpents longs Powerpoint Templates Et des poissons. Page 12
  13. 13. 1. Describe and draw 9. Taboo 2. Spot the difference 10. Battleships 3. Quiz quiz trade 11. Mini presentations 4. Story telling 12. Chain speaking 5. Charades 13. Role play 6. Mime/Narration 14. Information gap 7. Find someone who 15. Pair dictation 8. Interviews 16. Picture narration Powerpoint Templates Page 13
  14. 14. 17. Guess who 23. Class survey 18. Memory pairs 24. Speed dating 19. Chinese whispers 25. Puppets 20. Verbal tennis 26. Question/song of the day 21. Mind reading 27. Use visitors to introduce themselves to the class. 22. Noughts and crosses Powerpoint Templates Page 14
  15. 15. 1.¿Qué es la fecha de hoy? “Hoy es ________, ____ de________” 2.¿Qué tiempo hace hoy? “Hoy hace buen/mal tiempo” “Hoy llueve/hace calor/hace frío” 3.¿Qué estudiamos ayer? “Ayer, estudiamos…..” Powerpoint Templates Page 15
  16. 16. “Hoy es ________, ____ de________” 1 uno 16 dieciséis 2 dos 17 diecisiete 3 trés 18 dieciocho 4 cuatro 19 diecinueve 5 cinco 20 veinte 6 seis 21 veintiuno 7 siete 22 veintidós 8 ocho 23 veintitrés 9 nueve 24 veinticuatro 10 diez 25 veinticinco 11 once 26 veintiséis 12 doce 27 veintisiete 13 trece 28 veintiocho 14 catorce 29 veintinueve Powerpoint Templates 15 quince 30 treinta Page 16
  17. 17. ¿Cómo te llamas? ¿Qué te gusta hacer en tu tiempo libre? ¿Cuántos años tienes? ¿De qué color son tus ojos? ¿Cómo eres de carácter? Powerpoint Templates ¿Cómo es tu pelo? Page 17
  18. 18. ¿Cómo eres? Me llamo Ana. Tengo quince años. Tengo los ojos verdes. Soy divertida. No soy seria. Tengo el pelo negro y liso. Me gusta bailar porque es un desafío. Powerpoint Templates Page 18
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  20. 20. Smarties Quiz! • • • • • • • • Naranja Amarillo Rosa Morado Marrón Verde Rojo Azul Powerpoint Templates Page 20
  21. 21. Cómo contestar las preguntas: Naranja ► ¿Dónde vives exáctamente? Amarillo ► ¿Te gusta dónde vives? Rosa ► ¿Por qué (no) te gusta tu casa? Morado ► ¿Cuántos cuartos hay en tu casa en total? Marrón ► ¿Cuántos cuartos hay arriba? Verde ► ¿Dónde preferirías vivir? Rojo ► ¿Qué tipo de casa te gustarías tener? Azul ► ¿Desde hace cuándo vives en tu casa? Powerpoint Templates Page 21
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  23. 23. Los Los lunes lunes Los Los fines de fines de semana semana Todos Todos los los días días Una vez Una vez por por semana semana Todos Todos los los días días Todos Todos los los días días Los Los martes martes Dos Dos veces veces por por semana semana Los Los fines fines de de semana semana Powerpoint Templates Page CHALLENGE: can you include time? 23
  24. 24. Battleships – el lunes + activity el día la actividad lunes martes miércoles jueves Powerpoint Templates viernes sábado domingo Page 24
  25. 25. Think of a question you have learned in Spanish so far….. 1.Write it on the post-it with the answer too. 2.Walk around the room, when the music stops ask the closest person to you the question. swap papers. 3.When the music starts again, continue moving around the room. Powerpoint Templates Page 25
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  27. 27. Pair prediction Powerpoint Templates Page 27
  28. 28. Me despierto Me visto Veo la televisión Me levanto desayuno ceno Me ducho Voy al instituto Powerpoint Templates Me lavo los dientes Me peino Hago mis deberes Me acuesto Page 28
  29. 29. What is the best excuse for not doing your homework? Powerpoint Templates Page 29
  30. 30. Tengo que pasear al perro No tengo tiempo Tengo que lavarme el pelo Tengo que hacer mis deberes No quiero. Tengo que ordenar mi dormitorio No tengo dinero Templates Powerpoint Page 30
  31. 31. ¿Adónde? All images from www.openclipart.org ir de vacaciones ¿Con quién? ¿Cómo? ¿Cuándo? ¿Cuánto tiempo? ¿Adónde? ¿Qué? Powerpoint Templates © Crown copyright 2011, Department for Education. This resource has been created through the LinkedUp Award Scheme. Page 31
  32. 32. El verano pasado El invierno pasado El año pasado fuí a Francia Japón Brazil con mi familia mis amigos mi profesor fuímos en avión a pie barco Lo pasé bomba bien mal para una semana Y por la noche bailé mandé mensajes saque fotos quince días un mes por el día tomé el sol descansé Powerpointvisité monumentos Templates Page 32
  33. 33. Word in a bag – explain it to the group. What level?? Dice games: 1 dice represents pronouns, second dice represents verbs or tenses. Write an unknown word on the board: pupils ask questions to find out what it means. Guessing game: In pairs, one pupil has a card with a word on a topic, the partner has to ask questions about it to work out what it is e.g. an item of lost property, a job, a famous person etc. TV programme: turn off the sound and pupils provide the dialogue or use future tense by asking what will happen next. Balloon debate: Who gets thrown out first? Cluedo: Who did it? – in groups (with a time limit) pupils come up with either: Powerpoint Templates Page 33 a) the most excuses b) the most creative excuse / alibi
  34. 34. Throw the ball: Differentiated questions and responses. Build it up: Go round the class or back and forth (in pairs): pupils add a detail to a sentence to make it longer e.g. je joue, je joue au tennis, je joue au tennis avec John etc. Link it: Link key phrases and grammar points to different topics when teaching it e.g. je n’ai pas de frères and ask pupils to come up with other nouns to replace frères. Opinions: Put key higher level phrases in an envelope and pupils in groups. One person rolls the dice e.g. 5 and takes out 5 phrases from the envelope e.g. parce que / weil, je pense que / ich denke, dass, etc. They have to answer a question using all 5 phrases. This can be made more competitive e.g. rolling a 6 = nominate someone else to do your turn. Sounds: in pairs or alone, pupils find as many words as they can with particular sounds. (they could be searching for rhyming words Powerpoint Templates Page 34 too)
  35. 35. Listening and Speaking? Structured Listening => Planned Talk Powerpoint Templates Page 35
  36. 36. Speaking and embedding grammar Unplanned Talk ¿Cómo se llaman? ¿Dónde están? ¿Qué hacen? ¿Qué va a pasar? Powerpoint Templates Page 36
  37. 37. Feeling self-conscious? Use Puppets for TALK Provide simple structures: Pick and Mix Powerpoint Templates Improve outcome: NUDEPIGS Page 37
  38. 38. Feeling self-conscious? Toy Telephones Powerpoint Templates Page 38
  39. 39. Motivate and Record Talk http://www.easi-speak.org.uk/ http://audacity.sourceforge. net/ http://www.voki.com Ppt recording function Powerpoint Templates Page 39
  40. 40. Using visuals as a prompt to speaking http://www.flickr.com/ http://www.flickr.com/groups/imagestoteach languages/ set up by @aliceayel Powerpoint Templates Page 40
  41. 41. Using visuals as a prompt to speaking What speaking activity(ies) could you set up with this? Powerpoint Templates Page 41
  42. 42. Sentence-building and creativity My 30s dice story Raconte l’histoire du film en 30 secondes A. Le role principal 1=une petite fille 2=un SDF 3=un joueur de foot 4=une tortue 5=une danseuse 6=un chanteur de rock B. L’ événement principal 1=un spectacle 4=un voyage 2=des vacances horribles 3=un cambriolage 5=un mariage 6=une course B. Le lieu principal 1=une école 2=les Bahamas 3=un château hanté 4=un bateau de croisière 5=un stade 6=une bibliothèque Powerpoint Templates Page 42
  43. 43. Asking and answering questions ¿Qué? ¿Quién(es)? ¿Dónde? ¿Cuándo? ¿Por qué? Powerpoint Templates Page 43
  44. 44. Memory Mère Pieds •Make/guess the analogy: Maison + voiture = Garage Maison + douche = Salle de bains Powerpoint Templates Page 44
  45. 45. Evaluation and Improving 2 stars and 1 wish Speaking check lists Wikis Powerpoint Templates Page 45
  46. 46. Task 1: In a pair or small group, plan a sequence of speaking activities for a topic of your choice. Remember to include… Powerpoint Templates Page 46
  47. 47. Task 2: Explore the ICT tools and plan one or more speaking activity. How has ICT enhanced the activity? Powerpoint Templates Page 47
  48. 48. Examples! Low tech With tech Powerpoint Templates Page 48
  49. 49. Action! Things to try out or do differently 1. 2. 3. Powerpoint Templates Page 49
  50. 50. Speaking Activities & Using Technology to Develop Oracy in the MFL Classroom Isabelle Jones Alderley Edge School for Girls http://isabellejones.blogspot.com @icpjones Powerpoint Templates Page 50

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