Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
32Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Using Music and Songs to Teach English Speaking Skills

Using Music and Songs to Teach English Speaking Skills

Ratings: (0)|Views: 20,857|Likes:
Strategies for developing ESL students' speaking skills.
Strategies for developing ESL students' speaking skills.

More info:

Published by: Forefront Publishers on Feb 09, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

07/10/2013

pdf

text

original

 
Dialogues From Songs
FOCUS
:Speaking
AGE:
All
LEVEL:
Beginningandintermediate
MATERIALS
1.CDofsong,preferablyastorysongorasongwhichprovokesmentalimages.2.Songlyricsonprojectororhandout
STEPS
1.Teachkeyvocabularywordsthatarefoundinthesong.Useflashcardsorworksheetstoallowforadditionalvocabularypractice.2.Showlyricsontheoverheadprojector.ThenplaytheCD.Asstudentslistentothesong,theycanquietlyreadthesonglyricsontheoverheadorprojector.3.Tomakecertainstudentsfullycomprehendthesong’slyrics,gothroughthelyricswithoutthebenefitofmusic.Occasionallypause,thenaskcomprehensionquestions.Playthesongasecondtime.4.Dividestudentsintosmallgroupsofthreeorfour.Havestudentsdiscusswiththeirpeershowtheyplantorepresentthestoryindialogueform.Oncetheyhavecometoaconsensus,theywillthenwritedialoguesthatarebasedonthesong.Encouragecreativeinterpretationoftheseinstructions.Studentgroupsshouldthencreatetheirownpropsandrehearsetheirdialoguesduringtheallottedtime.5.Havestudentstaketurnsperformingtheirdialoguesfortheclass.Thisisagoodpreliminaryactivityforstudentswholackconfidencespeaking.Astheygainconfidencecanperformthissameactivitywithoutwritingoutthedialoguebeforehand.
Complimentary materials from –
www.forefrontpublishers.com 
From a book manuscript on “Using Music to Teach English” by Suzanne Medina. Duplication of thesematerials is permitted
if copyright and contact information is retained on copies
. Only publication isrestricted. Copyright © 2009 by Suzanne L. Medina All rights reserved. No part of this document may bepublished without written permission. Contact: FAX (310) 514-0396ForefrontPub@ca.rr.com 
 
Musical Discussion Circle
FOCUS:
Speaking
AGE:
All
LEVEL:
IntermediateandAdvanced
MATERIALS
1.ACDofasongthatisonatopicofinteresttostudents.Forexample,thesong,“IhearditthroughtheGrapevine”dealswiththetopicofgossip.2.Handoutofsonglyrics3.Transparencyofsonglyrics4.Alistofquestionsrelatedtothetopic.Forexample,thefollowingquestionscouldbeusedtoengagestudentsinadiscussionon“gossip”:
*Whydoyoubelievepeoplegossip?*Whenhaveyouregrettedthatyougossipedaboutanotherperson?*Haveyoueverheardgossipaboutyourself?*Whatwasitandhowdiditmakeyoufeel?
STEPS
1.Organizestudentsingroupsofthreeorfour.Distributehandoutsoflyrics.Havegroupsdiscussthemeaningofthesonglyrics.Haveagroupsecretaryrecordanyquestionsregardingunfamiliarvocabulary,idioms,etc.whichmakethelyricsincomprehensible.2.Nowmeetwiththeclass.Projectthelyricsontheoverhead.PlaytheCD.Havestudentssilentlyreadthelyricswhilelisteningtothesongrecording.Nextaskstudentsifthereareanyneworunfamiliarvocabulary,idioms,grammar,etc.Askquestionstocheckcomprehensionofsonglyrics.Playthesongagain.3.Organizestudentsintwocircles,oneinsideoftheother.Thereshouldbeanequalnumbersofstudentsineachcirclesothatallstudentscanfaceastudentintheothercircle.Posethefirstquestion.Youmaywanttowriteitontheblackboard.(Continued)
 
Askstudentstodiscusstheiranswerstothefirstquestionwiththeirpartners.Allowafewminutesforeachmemberofthepairtoanswerthequestion.Thendirecttheoutercircleofstudentsrotateclockwisesothateachstudenthasanewpartner.Studentsnowdiscussthesamequestionwiththeirnewpartner.Repeattheprocessofrotatingandposingquestionsuntilallquestionshavebeendiscussedwithatleasttwopartners.4.Discusstheresponsestothequestionwiththelargergroup.
Complimentary materials from –
www.forefrontpublishers.com 
From a book manuscript on “Using Music to Teach English” by Suzanne Medina. Duplication of thesematerials is permitted
if copyright and contact information is retained on copies
. Only publication isrestricted. Copyright © 2009 by Suzanne L. Medina All rights reserved. No part of this document may bepublished without written permission. Contact: FAX (310) 514-0396ForefrontPub@ca.rr.com 

Activity (32)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 hundred reads
1 thousand reads
egyptian18 liked this
Anamozart liked this
kp67 liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->