Presented By: Pearson Pang CTGU
New Horizon College EnglishViewing, Listening & Speaking Bo PANG College of Foreign Languages China Three Gorges University
Agenda • Course Description • Selected Unit Description • Demo Teaching
Learning Environment Output & Input Input & Output Output
Course Assessment Assessment System for Viewing, Listening & Speaking Module
1. Class Management Key word: Teams 2. Class Assessment Key word: Average Scores Classroom Assessment
Class Description • About 36 non-English majors • First-year college students • Active and cooperative • Wish but feel hard to deliver their thoughts in English accurately
Materials and Aids Materials Aids • VOD classroom, multimedia language lab, network platform
Pre-Class Online Activities • On the forum, the students will see: • You are required to prepare the Lead-in questions on Page 17, textbook and get yourself ready for a team debate. • Listen to the Speaking Out, get yourself ready for Model One & Two. You are going to do the role-play.
Book 2 Unit 2 What’s on at the theater?
Lead-in Teaching Content • Questions: • Do you prefer to watch movies at home or at the theater? Why? • Which do you prefer, contemporary movies or classic movies? Why? • Which do you prefer, Chinese movies or foreign movies? Why? • If a book has been made into a movie, do you prefer to see the movie or to read the book first? Why?
Lead-in In-Class Activity • Which one do you prefer, Chinese movies or foreign movies? Why? • Team 1 & 2 support Chinese movies, please move to the left of the classroom. Team 3 & 4 support foreign movies, move to the right. Then, debate. Keys: Encourage them Provide assistance Lead them when stuck
Key of the keys Help ever! Hurt never!
Listening Skills Teaching Focus • Skill focus: • Making Inferences • Language focus • Out of his mind • Pigs might fly • Heart of gold • Hard-boiled egg • Don’t blink.
Listening Skills • Activity I : Guessing Game
When a lady says: YES!
She means: NO!
When a lady says: • Do you love me ?
She means: • I want something expensive!
Listening Skills A lady’s words Her real meaning • Yes. • Do you love me? • Do what you want! • I’m sorry. • We need…. • Sure… go ahead. • The kitchen is so small. • Are you listening to me? • No! • I want something expensive. • You’ll pay for this later. • You will be sorry! • I want…. • I don’t want you to. • I want a new house. • Too late, you’re dead.
Please distinguish • What does she say? • What does she want to say?
Listening Skills • Activity Ⅱ : Listen, it’s your turn!
Making Inferences • W: —She said she might become a famous movie star. • M: —Yes, and __ . • Q: What does the man imply? • The woman might become a famous movie star in the end. • The woman is unlikely to become a movie star. • The woman is as ugly as a pig • The high-flying woman will succeed soon. pigs might fly
Modeling Teaching Content • Model ONE • How to give and accept invitations? • Model TWO • How to make comments?
Modeling • Teaching activities for Models • Step one : imitation • The video clips will be played once or twice for the student to imitate the pronunciation and the patterns of how to give and accept invitations and make comments. • Step two: Modeling • Students are required to create a dialog based on the situation given, first, practice in pairs and then present to the class.
Modeling • Step Two : • Dialog Creation
Making Invitations Useful Expressions • …I am wondering if you’re free tomorrow night. • Are you busy this evening? • What are you doing tonight? • What are you up to tonight? • Will you come with me? • Would you like to go/come with me? • Do you want to come with me?
Making Invitations Role Play • Two characters: A and B • Events: Making invitations • Story: You managed to get two tickets for a play. You’d like to invite someone to share the moment. The relationship between you and the one could be: • Lovers • Classmates • Colleagues • The girl you had a crush on Secret Recipe: After one round, change the roles!
Making Comments Useful expressions • For Comedies • funny, ridiculous, laughable, sidesplitting, enjoyable, relaxing/relaxed, light-hearted, belly laugh, laugh oneself into fits, have a good laugh, burst out laughing, can’t help laughing, die of laughing
Making Comments Useful expressions • For Horror movies • thrilling/thrilled, terrifying/terrified, horrifying/horrified, scaring/scared, frightening/frightened, hair-raising, creepy, panic, nervous, tense, upset, get on one’s nerves, feel a thrill of horror, be overcome with fear
Making Comments Useful Sentence Structures • I prefer… to… because… / … is my favorite because… • …can make me feel… / …enables us to feel… • It depends, for sometimes I would prefer to see… in order to… KEY: Encourage students’ involvement: ask students to recall the words which can be used in the situation, list as many as they can.
Assignment • Do the listening-in part on-line • Do the let’s talk online activities and get yourself ready for a task----who is Hitchcock? • Review the patterns of making comments. • Find more patterns about how to make comments and you will enjoy a street interview about movies.
Checkup Q & A Activity • Listening In Task 1 • What is the Peter’s opinion for the new Harry Potter? • Listening In Task 2 • Why did the actor ruin the play? • Listening In Task 3 • How many movies does the speaker comment on?
Checkup Retelling • Who is Hitchcock? • Retell the story to your partner. Then I will choose several students to give us a presentation.