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Authentic materials and new technologies

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IATEFL BESIG Annual Conference in Poznan, Poland - 2009

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Authentic materials and new technologies

  1. 1. AUTHENTIC MATERIALS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES Uruguay Mercedes Viola mercedesviola@4d.edu.uy
  2. 2. Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact. — Robert McKee
  3. 3. REFERENCES: •Writing Stories - Andrew Wright and David A. Hill. Helbling Languages (2008) •BBC Interview on ‘Stories in Language T eaching’ – Andrew Wright •Living in a Story – Andrew Wright •T eaching Grammar Creatively - Helbling Languages (2008 •The Coaching Manual – Julie Starr. Pearson Education (2003) •Storytelling that Moves People: A Conversation with Screenwriting Coach Robert McKee. Harvard Business Review. June 2003 •Once Upon a Time: Using Story-Based Activities to Develop Breakthrough Communication Skills - T errence L. Gargiulo. John Wiley and Sons (2007) •Stories at Work. Using Stories to Improve Communication and Build Relationships. T errence L. Gargiulo. Greenwood Publishing Group. (2006) •The Case for Non-T argeted, Comprehensible Input – Stephen Krashen
  4. 4. All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. Harvey Cox
  5. 5. AUTHENTIC MATERIALS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES http://besig2009.spaces.live.com http://besig2009.groups.live.com http://workspace.office.live.com/#mercedesviola/BESIG 2009 PROJECT Thank you very much for your attention. If you have any questions, feel free… Mercedes Viola mercedesviola@4d.edu.uy

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