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Materials for ELT

Materials

what

How

why

The Board

1. Permanent or
reference material
for the
development of the
class.

Use color to make the
board look attractive
Don’t put everything on
the board.

To consolidate the oral
work. It is also for
students to take notes
from whatever said by
the teacher.

2. It is a piece of
furnisher every
classroom has.

2. In Dividing the
blackboard into sections

2. For teachers to
support their lectures.

Be relevant
Be concise
Erase vertically

OHP

Visual

1. It is a popular
machine uses to
display pictures,
diagrams etc.

1. With transparency
which are either written or
drawn onto a screen or
white wall.

1. To replace the board,
displaying important
information. Also, to
save time.

Audiovisual
appliance.

Through transparencies
that can be written or
drawn on with felt-tip
pen.

To focus students’
attention.

1. Tools that arouse
students’ interest
and help them to
concentrate their
attention.

1. Make sure whatever
displayed is big enough to
be seen. Simple visual
activities as possible.

1. To provide visual
tools so students learn
easily.

2. Teachers should
use a variety of
visual resources to
complement their
writing and
speaking.

2.Through materials
brought to classroom
such as: Flashcard,

2. To help students to
connect language with
reality.

magazine, brochure.
Cutting picture from
magazine

Worksheets and
workcards

Cassettes/CDs/MP3

1.To make their
own worksheets
and to give it to
students use in
class or outside.

1.If you write by hand,
make sure the writing is
neat and legible.

1.To adopt published
materials. To make
cards for
communications.

2. A variety of
visual and written
resources used to
complement.

2.cutting,copying,pasting
Personalizing and
evaluating them.

Because it generates a
balance between
creation and
production.

1. Useful and most
common tools used
when teaching
English.
2. It is a machine
that has a place
where the Cassettes
and CD are
inserted.

1. Find the way around
the programs using the
menus.

1. Since Ss can use
them to work
independently at home.

2. You have to use the
buttons found in the cue.
“fast forward”, “play”,
“pause” and “recap”

2. It promotes the two
skills: productive and
receptive.