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  1. 3. Successful learning is all about motivation <ul><li>Reason and desire to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting, relevant topics </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized, achievable tasks and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic input - real language, most useful words and phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Variety - input styles, visuals, activities, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Student choice and independence </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm for teaching, interest in students </li></ul>
  2. 5. face2face: key motivator <ul><li>Authentic input: </li></ul><ul><li>Corpus-informed vocabulary – ensures exposure to most frequent, useful, and modern words and phrases </li></ul>
  3. 6. What is a corpus? A corpus is a collection of samples of a language, stored in a computer database Written Spoken
  4. 7. 650 million 40 million 19 million Cambridge International Corpus Written Corpus Spoken Corpus Learner Corpus
  5. 8. Main uses of corpora <ul><li>Frequency information / counts </li></ul><ul><li>Context of use - concordances and collocations </li></ul><ul><li>Samples of authentic language </li></ul>
  6. 9. face2face: Core elements in language learning <ul><li>Core language - vocabulary, grammar, real world, pronunciation </li></ul><ul><li>Core communication skills - listening and speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Core learning skills - reviewing and reflection </li></ul>
  7. 10. Vocabulary <ul><li>-Lexical input in every lesson : </li></ul><ul><li>Lexical fields (bus, car, train, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Collocations (go swimming, play tennis,etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Sentence stems ( Would you like …?etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed and semi-fixed phrases ( See you soon, Have a nice evening, etc. ) </li></ul><ul><li>- Followed by communicative practice of it </li></ul>
  8. 13. Grammar <ul><li>Introduced in context in a listening or a reading text </li></ul><ul><li>Students work out the rule for themselves before checking in the Language Summaries </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar forms are practised in pronunciation drills and communicative speaking activities and consolidated through written practice </li></ul>
  9. 14. Inductive learning
  10. 15. Real World <ul><li>Functional and Situational language </li></ul><ul><li>-functions: suggestions, requests and offers, giving advice </li></ul><ul><li>-situations: in a shop, in a restaurant, planning a day out </li></ul>
  11. 18. Pronunciation <ul><li>Integrated for all new grammar, all Real World language </li></ul><ul><li>Sentence stress, weak forms, intonation, linking, etc. </li></ul>
  12. 20. <ul><li>1. Sentence stress, rhythm and speed; identifying key information </li></ul><ul><li>2. Weak forms and contractions </li></ul><ul><li>3. Elision ( junowadimean? ) and ellipsis ( understand? ) </li></ul><ul><li>4. Recognizing and interpreting intonation in discourse management (mood, turn taking, topic change, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>5. Recognizing redundancy (fillers, false starts, etc.) </li></ul>What makes listening difficult?
  13. 21. face2face listening <ul><li>Focuses on features why English can be problematic </li></ul>
  14. 25. face2face Speaking Basic Principles <ul><li>Little and often </li></ul><ul><li>Planning time </li></ul><ul><li>Personalization </li></ul><ul><li>Accuracy and fluency </li></ul>
  15. 26. Planning time
  16. 27. Reviewing <ul><li>Review sections at the beginning of every lesson and at the end of each unit </li></ul><ul><li>Photocopiable Progress Tests for each unit </li></ul>
  17. 30. Reflection <ul><li>Based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, the Progress Portfolios allow students to monitor their own language development </li></ul>
  18. 32. Support for the teacher <ul><li>Teacher’s Book </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching tips, full teaching notes </li></ul><ul><li>Photocopiables: </li></ul><ul><li>35 extra class activities </li></ul><ul><li>12 vocabulary worksheets - extra vocab. </li></ul><ul><li>5 study skills worksheets </li></ul><ul><li>12 progress tests (incl. 2 listening tests) </li></ul>
  19. 33. Multimedia: face2face <ul><li>Audio CD / CD-ROM </li></ul>
  20. 34. face2face CD-ROM / audio CD <ul><li>Over 200 interactive practice activities - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>grammar, vocabulary, Real World situations, pronunciation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My activities - create your own lessons </li></ul><ul><li>My portfolio - customizable reference tool for extra help and information; create your own tests, check your progress </li></ul>
  21. 35. THANKS