Skills Based Lesson




Here are some suggested reading materials for your assignment:

Reading Skill
  1. - Essential reading for this assignment.
  2. - Page 23 sets out some solid suggestions for dealing with receptive skills lessons. Please note that the pre-teaching of vocabulary before reading is now considered questionable practice.
  3. - related to young learners but also useful on theory behind reading.Please note that the pre-teaching of vocabulary before reading is now considered questionable practice.
  4. Teaching EFL Reading Podcast – about seven minutes in duration
    Download it here: **Teaching Reading in the EFL Classroom Podcast** – 6.5MB download (right click to download).
  5. Some ideas to encourage students to return to reading texts with different tasks.

Speaking and Listening Skills
  1. - dealing with language skills in the classroom.
  2. - the role of 'thinking' in language lessons.
  3. - task repetition as a learning tool. From ETP, issue 56, May 2008, pps. 12-
  4. - setting up and managing listening skills lessons.
  5. - setting up and managing teaching and speaking skills lessons.
  6. - solid tips for designing speaking tasks for classroom use.
  7. - Competitive Listening: making listening tasks fun!

Writing and Speaking Skills
  1. - how to maximise student interaction in classroom.
  2. - planning for effective teaching.
  3. - setting up and managing teaching and speaking skills lessons.
  4. - approaches to Teaching Second Language Writing.
  5. - an overview on how to use mind maps/spidergrams for writing and generating ideas.

Integrated Skills

  1. - multiple intelligences and some ideas for the language classroom.
  2. - how to use the same tasks again and again, and again!







Good Luck with this assignment!