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These are explained as follows: The ideas presented are relevant to teachers working in or preparing for a range of teaching situations with a variety of learner types. Select the most appropriate first and last sentences from the alternatives provided. Puzzles and problems Once again, there are many different types of puzzles and problems.
Guidance as to the feasibility of implementing the curriculum in varying school contexts, pupil contexts, environments and peer-group situations.
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Principles on which to diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of individual students and differentiate the general principles fog, 2 and 3 above, to meet individual cases. In addition there is rarely a simple one-to-one relationship between goals and tasks.
Composing communucative for given purposes, with the aim of reconciling economy with clarity. Imagine one cow needing any- where between 60 and hectares to feed itself. To what extent do these reflect the above activity typologies?
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We would also determine which aspects of the content learners would need to engage in to complete the task successfully. Marina 31 could never remember her name: I want to go to the movies. The activity necessarily involves comprehending and conveying information, as an information-gap activity, but the information to be conveyed is not identical with that initially comprehended.
In other words, by ‘task’ is meant the hundred and one things people do in everyday life, at work, at play, and in between. He suggests that an alternative to the listing of linguistic content the end point, as it were, in the learner’s journey would be to: Cj classroom — to the psychological and social resources applied to a 12 Communicative language teaching new language by learners in the classroom context.
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Processes belong to the domain of methodology. We saw that Brown and Yule distinguish between interactional and transactional tasks. They stress the active nature of listening, and demonstrate the inadequate nature of the ‘listener as tape-recorder’ view of listening comprehension. Non-reciprocal listening refers to tasks such as listening to the radio or a formal lecture where the transfer of information is in one direction only commuicative from the speaker to the listener.
Those who advocate hhe process approach to writing see the act of composition from a very different perspective, focusing as much on the means whereby the completed text was created as on the end product itself. That is, he must develop skill in manipulating the linguistic system, to the point where he can use it spontaneously and flexibly unnan order to express his intended message.
Decide which is the: Grellet Developing reading skills pp. Information about the variability of effects in differing contexts and on different pupils and an understanding of the causes of the variation. Here is a list of tasks from the Bangalore Project.
We shall look at some definitions of the term, and see how tasks are related to other elements in the curriculum. Wright’s point concerning the unpredictability of outcomes is well made, and we shall davis in mind this necessary lack of definition in tasks, particularly when we consider the role of the learner in task planning and implementation. Study the two versions, decide which you like best and why.
Thee pre-listening, for example, is clearly a communicative task, as learners are involved in processing and producing language for communicative ends.
Level 1, draft pilot edition; P. Please dsigning again later. Book Description This book integrates recent research and practice in language teaching into a framework for analysing learning tasks.