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Let’s Talk
Communicate in
Chinese
Dede Wilson
Having fun is a
serious business
Taking it off the page
Clear aims
Learner styles and
expectations
Warmers, fillers
& coolers
For the in-between moments
Stand up if…..
Opportunity to listen and respond
Reminding/revising of language learnt
Motivating, confidence building ...
Warmers, fillers & coolers
Shaking hands
Student question: Fun,
but
why?
Fun,
but
why?
Warmers, fillers & coolers
Aims
What? How? Why?
Assumptions
What students know
What they need to know
Warmers, fillers & coolers
Door window
Warmers, fillers & coolers
Ping pong numbers
Warmers, fillers & coolers
Warmers, fillers & coolers
Using coursebooks
Teachers need them
Students need them
Why?
Doctors and Nurses
Receptive skills
Sports Ways to describe
Facilitate – personalize
Teaching vocabulary
Use student knowledge
Brainstorm
Set active listening tasks
Recognition tasks: true false; order number;
sequence; tick; wrong word
Prediction tasks – us...
Feedback
Check in pairs first
Listen/read again, elicit answers
Use questions
Students ask and answer
Elicit reasons
Types of Listening
Listening to each other
Listening to each other
Name Sport Reason
Memory v Listening
Listening in a foreign language
 Difficult to concentrate on every word
 Anxious
 Nervous and worrie...
Listening problems
1. Unfamiliar, strange- resistance
2. Noise
3. Too fast and too many words
4. Recognition – vocabulary ...
Listening solutions
 Pre-teach key vocabulary/ pronunciation
 Facilitate – simplify
 Make it visual
 Make it active
 ...
dedewilsonuk@yahoo.co.uk
www.mydiscoverchina.com
Visit us on You Tube –
watch our training clips
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Teacher Training Session with Dede Wilson, Manchester June 2013
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Teacher Training Session with Dede Wilson, Manchester June 2013

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Training session for Chinese language teachers sponsored by Macmillan Education (publishers of Discover China) and the Confucius Institute at Manchester University.

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Teacher Training Session with Dede Wilson, Manchester June 2013

  1. 1. Let’s Talk Communicate in Chinese Dede Wilson
  2. 2. Having fun is a serious business Taking it off the page
  3. 3. Clear aims Learner styles and expectations
  4. 4. Warmers, fillers & coolers For the in-between moments
  5. 5. Stand up if….. Opportunity to listen and respond Reminding/revising of language learnt Motivating, confidence building start Punctuality motivator
  6. 6. Warmers, fillers & coolers Shaking hands
  7. 7. Student question: Fun, but why? Fun, but why? Warmers, fillers & coolers
  8. 8. Aims What? How? Why? Assumptions What students know What they need to know Warmers, fillers & coolers
  9. 9. Door window Warmers, fillers & coolers
  10. 10. Ping pong numbers Warmers, fillers & coolers
  11. 11. Warmers, fillers & coolers
  12. 12. Using coursebooks Teachers need them Students need them Why?
  13. 13. Doctors and Nurses Receptive skills
  14. 14. Sports Ways to describe Facilitate – personalize Teaching vocabulary Use student knowledge Brainstorm
  15. 15. Set active listening tasks Recognition tasks: true false; order number; sequence; tick; wrong word Prediction tasks – use student life knowledge of context
  16. 16. Feedback Check in pairs first Listen/read again, elicit answers Use questions Students ask and answer Elicit reasons
  17. 17. Types of Listening Listening to each other
  18. 18. Listening to each other Name Sport Reason
  19. 19. Memory v Listening Listening in a foreign language  Difficult to concentrate on every word  Anxious  Nervous and worried  Trying to guess what’s coming next  Want to ask questions and take notes when you miss something
  20. 20. Listening problems 1. Unfamiliar, strange- resistance 2. Noise 3. Too fast and too many words 4. Recognition – vocabulary – pronunciation
  21. 21. Listening solutions  Pre-teach key vocabulary/ pronunciation  Facilitate – simplify  Make it visual  Make it active  Make it familiar
  22. 22. dedewilsonuk@yahoo.co.uk www.mydiscoverchina.com Visit us on You Tube – watch our training clips Follow us on Facebook for updates

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