Class man unit 1


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Class man unit 1

  2. 2.  Target language community English for a specific purpose (ESP) Business English English for academic purposes (EAP) General English
  3. 3.  English as a foreing language (EFL) English as a second language (ESL) English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)
  4. 4.  By default Information technology (IT) Private session: one to one teaching Pairwork and groupwork In-school and in-company Real learning environment Virtual learning environment
  5. 5.  AGE Children:2 to 14 Young learners: 5 to 9 Very young learners: 2 to 5 Adolescents: 12 to 17 (physical and emotional changes) Young adults: 16 to 20
  6. 6.  Seeing, hearing and touching Individual attention Teacher’s approval Activities focus on their lives and experiences ATTENTION SPAM Hability to become competent speakers with enough exposure Learning has to be through games, puzzles, songs (camouflage the learning)
  7. 7.  Greater capacity for abstract thought Enormous potential for creative thought Passionate commitment to things which interest them Search for identity and self-esteem Peer vs teacher’s approval Teachers fear to loose control
  8. 8.  Wider range of life experience Have a clear understanding of the reason they are learning Disciplined They can be disruptive, exhausting or disagree vocally, arrive late and fail to do the homework.
  9. 9.  The neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) Visual, auditory, kinaesthetic Multiple intelligences: mathematical, musical, interpersonal, spatial, emotional, etc.
  10. 10.  The Council of Europe and the Association of Language Testers of Europe (ALTE) categorization: Beginner and false beginner Intermediate: elementary, pre-intermediate, intermediate and upper intermediate. Advanced
  11. 11.  A1: can complete basic forms and write notes including times, dates and places A2: can complete forms and write short simple letters or postcards related to personal information.
  12. 12.  B1: can write letters or make notes on familiar or predictable matters. B2: can make notes while someone is talking or write a letter including non-standard questions.
  13. 13.  C1: can prepare/draft professional correspondence, take reasonably accurate notes in meetings or write an essay which shows an ability to communicate. C2: can write letters on any subject and full notes of meetings or seminars with good expession or accuracy.
  14. 14.  Beginners: success is easy to see. (drills, elicit the language) Intermediate: success is less obvious. (plateau effect) Advanced: students already know, so there’s risk of the plateau effect. Focus on appropriacy, connotation and inferences. (discursive essay)
  15. 15.  Learning by rote: memorizing facts and figures. Multilingual classes: classes with students of different mother tongues.
  16. 16.  The desire to learn. Intrinsic: within each individual or classroom Instrumental: as a mean to get something Extrinsic: students bring it from outside Sustaining: maintaining the attention, agency (taking responsibility, doers) Challenge: level Affect: how the students feel about learning
  17. 17.  Learners autonomy Gradually extend the student’s role in learning Writing exercises, compositions, further study. Encourage students to use monolingual dictionaries Use bilingual dictionaries at early stages of learning. Self-access centre: resources comprising books.