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Self access learning oientation

  1. 1. LNG 102: ENGLISH SKILLS & STRATEGIES
  2. 2. Self-Access Learning <ul><li>Objectives & Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Materials & Quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Record </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>To train students to become independent learners </li></ul><ul><li>a. set objectives of learning </li></ul><ul><li>b. choose their own materials to fit the </li></ul><ul><li>objectives of learning </li></ul><ul><li>c. reflect on their own learning </li></ul><ul><li>d. evaluate their strength, weakness and </li></ul><ul><li>progress </li></ul><ul><li>2. To improve students’ language proficiency </li></ul>
  4. 4. Measurement and Evaluation: <ul><li>1. Learning Responsibility 5% </li></ul><ul><li>- programs use 2 % </li></ul><ul><li>- Learning records 3 % (3 pieces) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Quiz (at the end of the semester) 20% </li></ul><ul><li>1. Reading (10%) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Listening (10%) </li></ul><ul><li>Total 25% </li></ul>
  5. 5. Week No. Tentative Schedule for Computer Lab 301/303 In-Class Practice Self-Study (Outside Class) Week 1 Introduction to Self-Access Learning (Course Outline, SALC and Paper-based Materials) Or Plan your self-study Week 2 Introduction to My English: What is My English and Surveying Online Programs Week 3 Introduction to My English: Your Learning Record – Part I (Working on Quartet program) Self-study on Quartet program Week 4 Introduction to My English: Your Learning Record – Part II Self-study on Quartet program Week 5 Introduction to My English: Your Learning Record – Part III Self-study on Quartet program Week 6 Working on Quartet program and Wrap-up Self-study on Quartet program Week 7 Working on Reactions program and Wrap-up Self-study on Reactions program Week 8 Working on Reactions program and Wrap-up Self-study on Reactions program Week 9 Working on Reactions program and Wrap-up Self-study on Reactions program Week 10 Working on English Discoveries program and Wrap-up Self-study on English Discoveries program Week 11 Working on English Discoveries program and Wrap-up Self-study on English Discoveries program Week 12 Working on English Discoveries program and Wrap-up Self-study on English Discoveries program Week 13 Reading Quiz (23-27 April, 2012) Preparing for Quiz Week 14 Listening Quiz (30 April and 1-4 May, 2012) Preparing for Quiz Week 15 Course Summary Finalizing assessment
  6. 6. <ul><li>Problems with logging into a program may occur if there are too many users accessing the same program. To avoid this, please follow the above schedule for your class and lab number. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your learning time well because numbers of users are limited </li></ul>
  7. 7. List of Materials: 102 <ul><li>Quartet (Scholar III): Quartet 4 (quiz) </li></ul><ul><li>English Discoveries: Intermediate 1 (quiz) </li></ul><ul><li>Reactions: Late Elementary (quiz) </li></ul><ul><li>Tense Buster: Upper Intermediate </li></ul><ul><li>ELLIS: Intro </li></ul><ul><li>SALC materials </li></ul><ul><li>6.1 Graded Readers (Short Stories) </li></ul><ul><li>6.2 Six-way Paragraphs: Middle (Intermediate) </li></ul><ul><li>6.3 Active Skills for Reading: Book 2 (Pre-Intermediate) </li></ul><ul><li>6.4 Grammar Sense 1: Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>6.5 Good Grammar Book: Pre-intermediate </li></ul>
  8. 8. No. Materials Page SAL 11 Questions Answers 1 Quartet 4: Food What are the names of vegetables you can see in the passage of Folklore on Food? mushrooms, beans, potatoes, garlic, 2 Tense Buster How many units are there in the upper intermediate level? 5 3 Tense Buster Which unit provides exercise entitled “The McDonald’s Miracle”? Present Perfect 4 Reactions What topic is about ? Visit Phuket! 5 English Discoveries What is the name of the unit that is related to food? Eating out 6 ELLIS: Intro How many units are there? 8
  9. 9. Self-Study Practice <ul><li>To practice the lessons for the quizzes: </li></ul><ul><li>set the time to do self study outside class. </li></ul><ul><li>work at least 3 lessons per week </li></ul><ul><li>(45-60 minutes/one lesson) </li></ul><ul><li>need at least three hours/week </li></ul><ul><li>keep working on your plan regularly </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Reading Quiz : 2 passages (15 questions) </li></ul><ul><li>1. Questions asking for main idea </li></ul><ul><li>What is the main idea of the passage? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the main idea of paragraph XXXXX? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the passage about? </li></ul><ul><li>2. Questions asking for specific information </li></ul><ul><li>Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Questions asking for implication </li></ul><ul><li>From the passage, which of the following statements is not true ? </li></ul><ul><li>What would best describe ‘Susan’ ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of the writer? </li></ul><ul><li>4. Questions asking for reference </li></ul><ul><li>What does ‘he’ (paragraph XXX, line XXXX) refer to? </li></ul><ul><li>5. Question asking for vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>What is the meaning of xxxx (paragraph XXX, line XXX)? </li></ul>
  11. 11. SAL 7 Listening : 3 passages (12 questions) <ul><li>1. Questions asking for main idea </li></ul><ul><li>What is the main idea of the passage? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the passage about? </li></ul><ul><li>2. Questions asking for specific information </li></ul><ul><li>Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Questions asking for implication </li></ul><ul><li>From the passage, which of the statements is not true ? </li></ul><ul><li>What would best describe ‘Susan’ ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of the speaker? </li></ul>
  12. 12. 1.SALC and Paper-based Materials <ul><li>Activity 1: What is SALC? </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 2: Exploring SALC Materials </li></ul>
  13. 13. 2.Introduction to My English <ul><li>Activity 1: Introduction to My English </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the video clip and listen to the explanation about My English Program (Module 1, 2 and 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Open My English program at http://www.kmutt.ac.th/myenglish </li></ul><ul><li>Log into the program by using your ‘user name and password’ provided by the university and click ‘KMUTT member’, then register to the program </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the right group </li></ul><ul><li>any problems, use the ‘user name and password’ provided at the computer desk and click ‘visitor’ & register later </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Activity 2: Surveying Online Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 3: Placement Test </li></ul><ul><li>- Do the placement test (click save) and fill in your learning plan in Module 1, and click save </li></ul><ul><li>- Access “Take the tour” </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 4-6: Your Learning Record + examples </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Your Learning Record </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Today I worked on the following skill/s and sub-skill/s For example: 'listening' and 'listening for specific information‘. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 . I used the following materials and/or joined the following activities: What were the names of the lesson/activity/topic and the material you used? _______________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Today I learned : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What was the text or activity about? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What did you learn from the text? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What grammar points and/or new words/phrases have you learned from the lesson/activity? Give some examples or definitions. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do you think about these things that you have learned? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><ul><li>. What I found difficult was : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What learning problems or difficulties did you have while you were </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>doing the lesson/activity? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What was the cause of each problem or difficulty? How did you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>resolve your difficulties? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>- If you did not face any problem or difficulty, explain why the </li></ul><ul><li>lesson/activity was easy for you. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Next time I will : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- What is next on your learning plan? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- What skill are you planning to practice? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- What are the names of the lesson/activity/topic and the material that </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>you plan to use next? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>- What are the reasons for the next step/s in your learning plan? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>___________________________________________________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>. I would like a teacher to help me with : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- What do you most want your teacher to help you with? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>- If you need no help, write a phrase like “No thanks, I’m OK”. </li></ul><ul><li>_____________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
  17. 17. My English Task (3%) <ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 Your Learning Record forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit online using ‘My English’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One paper-based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write in English! </li></ul></ul>

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