Using Student Made Activities, Exercises And

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Published on October 7, 2008

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ESL/EFL students learn better when they put effort into their own learning process.

Using student-made activities, exercises and exam-reviews JoAnn Miller, Free-Lance Consultant

Learn best by trying things out and finding out what works. exploring language making errors and then correcting themselves trying to communicate Lead to language acquisition increased motivation. Passive listening or doing repetitive tasks leads only to limited learning and boredom.

Learn best by trying things out and finding out what works.

exploring language

making errors and then correcting themselves

trying to communicate

Lead to

language acquisition

increased motivation.

Passive listening or doing repetitive tasks leads only to limited learning and boredom.

One easy way to get students more involved in their own learning process is to involve them in the teaching process. If students create teaching materials, they get more practice than if they just use ready-made materials. The process of making the materials, of understanding the concepts deeply enough to create them, takes them to higher levels of learning.

One easy way to get students more involved in their own learning process is to involve them in the teaching process.

If students create teaching materials, they get more practice than if they just use ready-made materials.

The process of making the materials, of understanding the concepts deeply enough to create them, takes them to higher levels of learning.

An old source Lessons from the Learner: Student-generated activities for the language classroom Sheelagh Deller, Pligrims, Longman, 1990

Lessons from the Learner: Student-generated activities for the language classroom

Sheelagh Deller,

Pligrims, Longman, 1990

Some of her ideas Students choose topics, select vocabulary Students check the work (peer-correction) Students handle the equipment Students choose homework, form groups, etc.

Students choose topics, select vocabulary

Students check the work (peer-correction)

Students handle the equipment

Students choose homework, form groups, etc.

Summary Grammar Reading Listening Writing Vocabulary Review activities

Grammar

Reading

Listening

Writing

Vocabulary

Review activities

Grammar

Discovery Techniques always usually sometimes never often 100% | | | | 0% Ken always comes early

Student-made activity For asking advice: Why don’t you…? You should… I think you should… Have you considered… Etc. My elephant has a head cold.

Reading

Pairs #1: Extreme Education Pairs #2: English is too hard to read for children 1. How many hours a day do pupils study in the North Star Academy? 2. How many pupils are there in the North Star Academy? 3. What percentage of children at North Star get free meals? 4. How many charter schools are there in the US? 5. How many children are on the waiting list for the North Star Academy? 6. How old are children at US ‘small schools’? How many difficult words do British children meet by the age of 11? How long does it take for British children to reach a basic reading level? When did the Portuguese make changes to their spelling system? When did the Turks change their alphabet from Arabic to Latin? When did the Germans reform their spelling system? How many basic words would be easier to spell if ‘extra’ letters were removed? 1. 10 hours a day. 2. 200 3. 90% 4. 3500 5. 1800 6. 10-14 1. 800 2. 3 years 3. Last month 4. 1928 5. 1990’s 6. 200  

How many difficult words do British children meet by the age of 11?

How long does it take for British children to reach a basic reading level?

When did the Portuguese make changes to their spelling system?

When did the Turks change their alphabet from Arabic to Latin?

When did the Germans reform their spelling system?

How many basic words would be easier to spell if ‘extra’ letters were removed?

Listening

If I had a hammer, I'd hammer in the _________ I'd hammer in the _________, all over this land I'd hammer out _________, I'd hammer out a warning, I'd hammer out love between my _________ and my sisters, all over this land. If I had a _________, I'd ring it in the _________,  I'd ring it in the _________, all over this land  I'd ring out _________, I'd ring out a warning  I'd ring out love between my _________ and my sisters,  all over this land. If I had a song, I'd _________ it in the _________,  I'd _________ it in the _________, all over this land  I'd _________ out _________, I'd _________ out a warning  I'd _________ out love between my _________ and my sisters,  all over this land. Well I got a hammer, and I got a _________,  and I got a song to _________, all over this land. It's the hammer of _________, it's the _________ of Freedom, it's the song about Love between my _________ and my sisters, all over this land. It's the hammer of _________, it's the _________ of Freedom, it's the song about Love between my _________ and my sisters, all over this land. If I had a _________, I'd _________ in the morning I'd _________ in the evening, all over this land I'd _________ out danger, I'd _________ out a _________, I'd _________ out _________ between my brothers and my _________, all over this land. If I had a bell, I'd _________ it in the morning,  I'd _________ it in the evening, all over this land  I'd _________ out danger, I'd _________ out a _________  I'd _________ out _________ between my brothers and my _________, all over this land. If I had a _________, I'd sing it in the morning,  I'd sing it in the evening, all over this land  I'd sing out danger, I'd sing out a _________  I'd sing out _________ between my brothers and my _________,  all over this land. Well I got a _________, and I got a bell,  and I got a _________ to sing, all over this land. It's the _________ of Justice, it's the bell of _________, it's the _________ about _________ between my brothers and my _________, all over this land. It's the _________ of Justice, it's the bell of _________, it's the _________ about _________ between my brothers and my _________, all over this land. “If I had a hammer…”, Peter, Paul and Mary

Writing

Business Emails

 

Problem!!! Credit card Out of stock Address

It was raining very hard when I got home that night. Chain Story

Vocabulary

SHOPPING: supermarket, stationary store, pet store, clothing store, shoe store, toy store Categories

Adjectives freezing cold chilly cool warm hot boiling happiness, sadness anger, surprise, disappointment, love, etc. Love like adore care for hate be in love with be attracted to fancy hate-like-care for-be attracted to-fancy-be in love with-adore I was quite fond of him. I was head over heels in love Absolutely besotted. We got on quite well.

Review Activities

 

 

 

Handout available at: www.efltasks.net Take time to look around….there are a number of downloadable and online activities for all levels

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