Writing encourages creativity and imagination in your students.
The execution of these activities not only results in greater learning, but also mitigate learner anxiety and significantly impacts their sense of self-efficacy.
Step 2 — Narrow listening activities. Students have to note down the gist of each text. Step 4 — Preparation; the students are given a few more minutes to prepare for the speaking task, ask the teacher or their peers for clarification where needed, look at any scaffolding material provided e.
Step 5 — The speaking task is carried out 2 or 3 times with different partners. Scaffolding is allowed but gradually removed.
Post-Writing. We define post-writing as the step in the writing process where the written text is shared with other audiences, such as a peer-editor or the instructor or even with the general public. The basic components of post-writing activities: Re-read your story, make sure sentences make sense. After-Reading Activities Students often finish a reading, close the book, and don't think about it again until they arrive in class. The following activities can be used after a reading to help students analyze concepts for a deeper understanding of ideas and organize information for later retrieval. Post-Writing. We define post-writing as the step in the writing process where the written text is shared with other audiences, such as a peer-editor or the instructor or even with the general public. The basic components of post-writing activities: Re-read your story, make sure sentences make sense.
Step 7 — students view the video-recording and have another go. Both recordings are shared with the teacher. I always carry out the activities below — and more — before using the mats to scaffold a more cognitively demanding task, to enable the students to use them more effectively and efficiently.
The sentences can be pre-recorded.
I do this on my iPad using Voice Recorder Pro and air-play them — a very quick and easy process that takes a few minutes only. The a type activities would involve two kinds of activities: A very easy-to-prepare activity would be, prior to reading an article about French eating habits, to brainstorm in groups of three or four possibly in the target language all one knows about the topic.
This activity stimulates top-down processing skills in preparation for the reading task. The other a type activities would include vocabulary building activities which recycle times the key vocabulary in the target text. These activities are equally important as they support bottom-up processing skills.
After completing the reading comprehension task, activities could be carried out which include: I usually draw on my website, www. For the assessment to have a positive wash-back effect on learning, provided that there is time for it, I make sure that the interesting language in the test is not wasted by staying confined to the assessments task s.
A good way to put an end to the depressing and lethargic post-test atmosphere that sets in after an assessment especially when it was lengthy and challenging.Get TOEFL Practice Online for Your Students!
Dave Sperling Presents The. STAGE 1: PRE-WRITING ACTIVITIES. These are the activities that you need to do before you start writing.
They are important as they help you to plan your ideas well. Pre-writing activities help you identify the topic of interest and gets the thesis statement. Most of these ESL writing activities and games can be integrated right into your lesson.
Most can be used with whatever content you are teaching them on that day. Many incorporate not only writing, but speaking and other skills as well. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.
Engage, educate, and entertain your ESL students using YouTube videos on modern topics. Conversation, speaking, listening, vocabulary, grammar, and activation exercises suitable for teenagers and adults.
Register and get free lessons now! Postcards ESL Writing Activity It may be a bit old-fashioned for the times, but some people still like to keep old traditions alive. This postcards ESL activity can be a useful method for getting students interested in writing a personal message to a friend from a travel destination of their choice.