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PAL
KEY


PRO     JECT
DEFINITION




   A keypal project is like a traditional penpal
writing project but uses the medium of electronic
 mail (e...
BENEFITS

1. To enable to comunicate in a real and natural context.
2. Promote intercultural awareness
3. To enable to lea...
GUIDELINES FOR SETTING UP
            A KEYPAL PROJECT




1. Teachers should clarify their goals.
2. The e-mail project s...
FINDING A KEYPAL GROUP


  These are some useful websites were
      you can find keypal groups :




www.collegebound.com...
CONCLUSION


             The keypal project is
             an interesting tool to
             improve our learners
    ...
EVALUATION


1. What is a keypal?
2. Can you name at least
 two benefits of keypal
 projects?
3. How would you apply this
...
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Keypal project

  1. 1. PAL KEY PRO JECT
  2. 2. DEFINITION A keypal project is like a traditional penpal writing project but uses the medium of electronic mail (e-mail) to enable learners from different countries and cultures to communicate and interact with others.
  3. 3. BENEFITS 1. To enable to comunicate in a real and natural context. 2. Promote intercultural awareness 3. To enable to learn a skill that will be necessary in the work place. 4. Learning of linguistic features of L2 electronic discourse. 5. The message received from native speakers is a model of correct English. 6. To help shy learners to be more comunicative. 7. Teacher-learner intercation is improved resulting in a more learner-centred classroom. 8. To enhance the quality of learner’s written work. 9. It also enhances study and reading skills and critical thinking. 10. They are highly motivating for learners.
  4. 4. GUIDELINES FOR SETTING UP A KEYPAL PROJECT 1. Teachers should clarify their goals. 2. The e-mail project should be integrated in to te course curriculum as a whole. 3. Don’t underestimate the complexity of an e-mail project. 4. The teacher must supply support to the learners if problems arise. 5. Learners must be involved in the decision-making process.
  5. 5. FINDING A KEYPAL GROUP These are some useful websites were you can find keypal groups : www.collegebound.com www.tesol.net
  6. 6. CONCLUSION The keypal project is an interesting tool to improve our learners skills as well as an excellent learning experience for the teacher.
  7. 7. EVALUATION 1. What is a keypal? 2. Can you name at least two benefits of keypal projects? 3. How would you apply this in your classroom? 4. What do you think about keypal projects?
  8. 8. Bye bye!

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