slide1
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Leah Addis Austin Kaufmann MSU English Language Center

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 13

Leah Addis Austin Kaufmann MSU English Language Center - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 64 Views
  • Uploaded on

Speaking Circles. MITESOL 2013 October 5, 9:00 a.m. Michigan State University. Leah Addis Austin Kaufmann MSU English Language Center. Context. EAP 222 - Speaking / Listening Course (3 cr.) Objectives: lecture note - taking discussions presentations compensation skills

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Leah Addis Austin Kaufmann MSU English Language Center' - orde


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

Speaking

Circles

MITESOL 2013

October 5, 9:00 a.m.Michigan State University

Leah Addis

Austin Kaufmann

MSU English Language Center

context
Context
  • EAP 222 - Speaking / Listening Course (3 cr.)
    • Objectives:
      • lecture note-taking
      • discussions
      • presentations
      • compensation skills
      • pronunciation & suprasegmentals
      • sociolinguistic awareness
    • Hybrid model
      • 3 hours in class + online lecture modules
    • Extended speaking practice
speaking circles
Speaking Circles
  • Groups of 4 to 5 students
    • selected by instructor
    • mix of ages, genders, L1s, cultures, maturity, ability, leadership, etc.
  • Meet outside of class
    • weekly, 10 times
    • 90 minutes minimum
    • on or off campus
    • English only
sc meeting focus
SC Meeting Focus
  • 2 social events
  • 2 cultural events
  • 2 events with NS guest(s)
  • 2 volunteering events
  • 1 study session
  • 1 free one
sc assessment
SC Assessment
  • Blog / Written Report
    • weekly (one per team)
      • summary
      • response
      • analysis of communication
  • Video Dropbox
    • CLEAR Rich Internet App
    • biweekly (each member)
  • Presentation
academic benefits
Academic Benefits
  • Frees up class time!
  • More effective in-class discussions
    • SCs give students a lot of practice…
      • negotiating meaning
      • clarifying, asking questions
      • circumlocuting
      • sustaining a conversation
      • sharing the floor, including everyone
      • understanding other NNSs
sociocultural benefits
Sociocultural Benefits
  • Awareness of need to speak intelligibly
  • Exploration of campus
  • Exploration of community
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Shared sense of communityin class
challenges
Challenges
  • Group Dynamics
      • unstable class lists
      • L1
      • male/female
      • the slacker factor
  • Finding events
  • Temptation to “fix” group problems
testimonials
Testimonials
  • Two videos removed to save space for uploading to the MITESOL Digital SWAP Shop
questions discussion
Questions / Discussion

Contact Info:

ad