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USING LANGUAGE APPROPRIATELY FOR A RANGE OF CLASSROOM FUNCTIONS

STUDY GUIDE

a) Read Unit 27 (pages 184 to 189) and do the Reflection, Discovery Tasks, Follow-up
Activities and the TKT Practice Tasks (check with key answers).
b) Exercise 1: Decide which statements are true and which are false about UsIng language
appropriately.
c) Exercise 2: Which examples of teacher language are appropriate, and which are
inappropriate? Give reasons for your answers. Adapted from: TKT Module 3:– Teacher’s
Notes www.teachers.cambridgeesol.org

d) Exercise 3: For questions 1–6 look at the classroom activities and the teachers’ instructions
listed A, B and C. Choose the instruction that would come first, A, B or C. Adapted from: TKT
Module 3:– Teacher’s Notes www.teachers.cambridgeesol.org
e) Read the extract ‘Giving Instructions’ from Scrivener, Jim (1994). Learning Teaching.
Heinemann: Chapter 8
f) .Exercise 4: After re-reading the problematic example instruction in the extract from
Scrivener, Jim (1994), answer the following questions.
g) Exercise 5. Answer. Try writing a set of instructions for an activity for a specific group of
learners.