Working with prompt cards These prompt cards can help you to prepare many different activities to practice oral communication. Preparation is very easy as long as the teacher has a very well stocked card index box or a very wide range of different situations at hand. Les activités s’orientent le plus souvent possible au principe […]
STRATEGIES / EFFICIENT STRATEGIES
- EFFICIENT STRATEGIES
In this section you will find strategies/activities especialy designed to enhance adult learners’oral competence, which have been tested throughout the EMECOE Project. The pedagogical procedure in each case is clearly explained. Examples can also be consulted together with the results of the process of implementation so that the degree of effectiveness of each of these strategies can be assessed.
DEFINITION What is a concept map?A concept map is a graphical representation of words that helps to organize ideas and also to find, draw and memorize keywords, being at the same time an effective way to take notes, facilitate preparation of a presentation and develop creativity. It was introduced for the first time in 1972 […]
Using an audio or audiovisual document on non-linguistic content related to a theme already seen in class, the students, in groups of 3 or 4, make a summary/analysis using the L2 as a vehicular language of the activity. In addition, thanks to the retrieval of the content, through some phases, they’re given the starting point […]
This name, which may seem amusing, is a Japanese term which means “chit-chat”. It consists in an oral presentation in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds maximum each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total); the text which appears on each slide must be brief and concise (individual words, never full sentences) so […]