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EVO 2012 - Classdigitools - Speaking skills

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EVO 2012 - Classdigitools - Speaking skills

  1. 1. EVO 2012 Classdigitools Week 4Enhancing speaking skills 2 simple lesson plans with digital tools
  2. 2. My daily routineDigital resources www.screenr.com www.voxopop.comClass level 10-11 year old elementary (A1) studentsTime frame Two 55-minute lessons (one at the beginning to provide instructions and examples and one at the end to listen to other students’ recordings and to have a Q&A session). The central task should be carried out by students as homework.Lesson goal By the end of these lessons students will have: • revised / practised the use of Simple Present to describe routine actions; • enhanced their speaking skills; • enhanced their listening skills; • learnt how to use a digital collaborative tool to record their voice.Steps 1. The teacher uses Screenr to give instructions to the students and show them how to use Voxopop. The teacher will show the talkgroup she/he has created and will have students listen to the audio with the instructions: “Describe your daily routine. Ask your classmates at least one question about theirs”. 2. At home each student will connect to Voxopop and record his/her contribution and listen to others’. 3. When all students have recorded their daily routine, the teacher will have them listen to all the recordings in class and later start a live Question & Answer session. Students will answer recorded questions or new ones asked by their peers in class.Issues to consider Some of the students might not have access to the Internet; in this case, the teacher could provide a digital recording device and record their speaking production during classes.
  3. 3. The best holiday of my lifeDigital resources www.educreations.com www.edmodo.comClass level 13-14 year old pre-intermediate (A2/B1) studentsTime frame A 55-minute lesson to show students how to use Educreations and provide instructions and examples of the task they are going to accomplish. The task should be carried out by students as homework.Lesson goal By the end of these lessons students will have: • revised / practised the use of Simple Past, Past Continuous and Present Perfect tenses to describe past actions and experiences; • revised / practised comparatives and superlatives; • revised vocabulary associated with holidays and special events; • enhanced their speaking skills; • learnt how to use a digital tool to make a presentation and record their voice.Steps 1. The teacher uses Educreations to show the students how to create a presentation with images and audio. 2. At home each student will use Educreations to tell the class about the best holiday they have ever had, with the help of images or photographs. They can use the drawing features of the tool to tell or show interesting details. 3. After creating their recording, they will embed it in their Edmodo class. Each student will then see what the other students have posted and leave their comments.Issues to consider Some of the students might not have access to the Internet; in this case, the teacher could suggest them to use Windows Live Movie Maker to create a video offline.

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