Planning Lessons and Courses: Designing Sequences of Work for the Language Classroom. Front Cover. Tessa Woodward. Cambridge University Press. Planning Lessons and Courses: Designing Sequences of Work for the Language Classroom. Front Cover. Tessa Woodward. Cambridge University Press, Feb 8. Planning Lessons and Courses by Tessa Woodward, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Last year this class was slow and boring. Jun 06, Rachel rated it liked it. In order to be able to listen, speak, read and write, learners need to know lots of individual words and lexical phrases and to be able to recognise and use patterns at sentence level and beyond. Are there any comments you would like to make? Learning objectives can be products, processes or reflective evaluations. Write planning lessons and courses tessa woodward on the board.

When you actually meet the class, you can start off by referring to the previous contact.

Planning Lessons and Courses : Designing Sequences of Work for the Language Classroom

Get access Buy the print book. Clem Laroy asks students to draw a spiral on a piece of paper, starting from the outside lesslns the spiral and working to the inside.

As soon as discussion of similarity and difference starts there will be reactions. Situations Many coursebooks have little sections based on the idea of situational English. But there is a lot to learn about a new word.

Be careful in skills classes to sort out ;lanning motives at various stages. Each chapter contains an analysis of the issue under discussion, as well as practical principles and sample activities. Teachers use stories and examples from their own life experience.


Are they often quiet, lively or motivated? You may want to use contracts for the whole of your course or, if using the idea for the first time, just for a part or for one topic.

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A great book with a personalised approach on a really practical subject, and one that new teachers in particular will find very hard. These different elements work together as shown. The concentration involved quietens the students and as they come closer to the centre of their spiral they focus more on the here and now. A Why are we planning lessons and courses tessa woodward

Practice Teaching Jack C. Plans for next time A Filling up the last remaining moments 2. This allows you to negotiate with them the amount and timing of homework.

A What have we done today and why?

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As you get to know your class better, however, you can make student ideas more explicit and sustained by using whole or small group discussion, written explanations by students, student drawings planning lessons and courses tessa woodward diagrams as representations of how the students are thinking about English.

There are lots of warm-up ideas in the first section of Lindstromberg Keep Talking Friederike Klippel. More standard combinations mentioned in TESOL coursebooks are situations, topics and themes, literature and study skills. Taking care of the atmosphere You may be the kind of teacher who is unable to get into the main work of a lesson until you judge the atmosphere of the class to be just right.


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Other students may 91 3 What can go into a lesson? Maybe liked it, thought T relaxes too! Although the order of the stages of exposure and noticing seems logical, learning and refinement and use can happen in many planning lessons and courses tessa woodward orders and simultaneously in the experience of the learner.

Functions Another category of language we can work on in class is functional language, i. You may draw attention to what is left on the blackboard from the last class and discuss what mystery lies behind it. Atli rated it really liked it Mar 13, You can also ask them to write to you telling you a little about themselves. Ways of Doing Students explore their everyday lessobs classroom processes paul davis, barbara garside and mario rinvolucri Using Newspapers in the Lesxons paul sanderson Teaching Adult Ciurses Language Learners heather mckay and abigail tom Coutses English Spelling A practical guide ruth shemesh and sheila waller Learner English second edition michael swan and bernard smith Teaching Large Multilevel Classes natalie hess Writing Simple Poems Pattern poetry for language planning lessons and courses tessa woodward vicki l.