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  1. ISSUES INVOLVED IN TEACHING SPOKEN INTERACTION TO ADULT EFL LEARNERS Author: Santa Ezergaile
  2. Background of the Research Speaking Interaction Prosody
  3. The following hypothesis has been proposed: spoken interaction tasks that focus on prosody are acknowledged in theoretical studies but neglected in EFL textbooks.
  4. Goal To investigate at what extent New Headway Students Book focuses on spoken interaction and prosody.
  5. Enabling Objectives Theoretical Analysis of the Issues Draw Relevant Conclusions from the Evidence Collected Investigation of the Textbook (Soars Liz & John, 2003, New Headway Students Book)
  6. Novelty of the research: An authentic model for the research was made as the two- dimensional focus of the textbook analysis. There is a practical significance of the research. Teachers, learners, as well as textbook developers can benefit from the study.
  7. Research Methods a case study quantitative analysis
  8. Skills speaking; 164; 48% listening; 95; 28% writing; 32; 9% reading; 53; 15% speaking listening writing reading
  9. Only 4 % are prosody-based exercises Spoken tasks 40; 25% 7; 4% 52; 32% 19; 12% 38; 23% 7; 4% asking/answering the questions intonation /stress conversations discussions talking (oral presentation) role plays
  10. No convincing data that prosody is integrated into the tasks of the New Headway Student’s Book was found during the research.
  11. 1) asking and answering the questions; 2) conversation exercises, 3) discussions (based mostly on grammar issues). There is lack of role-playing activities - only 7 tasks. Spoken interaction 40; 25% 52; 31% 19; 12% 7; 4% 45; 28% asking/answering the questions conversations discussions role plays spoken presentation
  12. Challenges multiple-skill or multiple-competence training
  13. In conclusion, the hypothesis has been proved. The clash between the theory and practice was revealed. Also an in-depth analysis of a multi-facated problem was done. The research has to be continued by carrying out research of other EFL textbooks available in the market.
  14. Thank you for your attention!
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