English for Primary Teachers

by: Mary Slattery - Jane Willis

English for Primary Teachers
Author: Mary Slattery, Jane Willis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Series: Resource Books for Teachers

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Publication date: 24 May 2001

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ISBN: 0194375625 ISBN 13: 9780194375627

English for Primary Teachers by Mary Slattery - Jane Willis

Aims to build teachers' confidence in their ability to use English effectively, at the same time providing advice and techniques for primary English teachers. This book encourages teachers to practice the language activities with a colleague and/or record themselves on a personal cassette doing the language practice activities in English. Top page

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This is a handbook of activities and classroom language for primary teachers. Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: Oxford University Press

City: Oxford

Pages: 156

More info: height 277 mm width 217 mm weight 435 gr thickness 10 mm

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Age recommended: ELT/ESL

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC21) 428

Departments: Elt: teaching theory & methods;

Record updated at: 28 September, 2014 time: 18:49

Summary English for Primary Teachers Introduction ; Introduction for trainers and tutors on courses ; 1. Teaching young learners ; 1.1 First language - second language ; language focus ; Caretaker talk ; pronunciation point ; Syllables ; 1.2 Starting your lessons in English ; language focus ; Greetings and forms of address ; Checking attendance ; Ways of starting lessons ; 1.3 Organizing your classroom ; language focus ; Everyday instructions - organizing ; the classroom ; 1.4 Ending your lessons ; language focus ; Ending lessons ; Phrases with else ; Word quiz ; 1.5 Very young learners (VYLs) and young learners (YLs) ; language focus ; Telling the class what you are doing ; Asking questions ; topic talk ; Introducing yourself ; 2. Listen and do ; Introduction ; 2.1 Giving instructions in English ; language focus ; Sitting down and standing up ; Moving around ; 2.2 Listening and identifying ; For vocabulary development ; For grammatical awareness ; language focus ; Being good - a positive approach to discipline ; pronunciation point ; 2.3 Listening and doing - Total Physical Response ; Follow the leader ; Topic-based TPR ; TPR routines ; TPR for arranging the class ; language focus ; Recalling routines: what do we do when... ; topic talk ; Sports and hobbies ; 2.4 Listening and performing - miming ; Revising and consolidating topic words through mime ; Miming to rhymes and chants ; language focus ; Turn-giving ; 2.5 Listening and responding games ; Right or wrong ; language focus ; Instructions for true/false activities ; Simon says ; topic talk ; Clothes ; 3. Listen and Make ; Introduction ; 3.1 Listen and colour ; language focus ; Explaining and demonstrating ; Asking for helpers and giving things out ; topic talk ; The circus ; 3.2 Listen and draw ; language focus ; Phrases describing position ; Drawing games ; language focus ; Useful phrases ; Asking who wants a turn ; 3.3 Listen and make ; Making greetings cards ; language focus ; Language for demonstration ; Making an Easter card ; language focus ; Cutting things out ; What do you keep where? ; pronunciation point ; topic talk ; Festivals and celebrations ; 4. Speaking with support ; Introduction ; 4.1 Using classroom phrases ; language focus ; What learners need to say and ask ; 4.2 Saying rhymes and singing songs to practise ; pronunciation, stress, and intonation ; language focus ; How loud? ; topic talk ; Spiders, beetles, and small creatures ; 4.3 Practising new vocabulary ; language focus ; Five ways of eliciting language ; pronunciation point ; 4.4 Playing vocabulary games ; language focus ; Instructions for games ; What can you do with cards? ; 4.5 Practising pronunciation of new sounds ; topic talk ; Animals ; 5. Speaking more freely ; Introduction ; 5.1 Cognitive development and language learning ; Children as learners ; Children as language learners ; 5.2 Starting to speak freely - eliciting personal talk ; language focus ; Initiations and follow-up moves ; topic talk ; Families ; 5.3 Speaking games ; Pass the ball ; language focus ; Instructions for 'Pass the ball' ; Extra phrases for ball games ; Guess the mime ; language focus ; Asking children to guess or remember ; topic talk ; Rooms ; 5.4 Children speaking in groups ; Personal presentations ; language focus ; Setting up pairs and groups ; pronunciation point ; Connected speech ; 6. Reading in English ; Introduction ; 6.1 Beginning reading ; Look and say ; Phonics ; Activities to help children connect sounds with letters ; language focus ; Letter and word recognition ; 6.2 Speaking to reading - helping sound and word recognition ; language focus ; Encouraging learner participation ; Asking children to guess the word ; Summary of pre-reading activities ; topic talk ; Holidays/Vacations ; 6.3 Helping children recognize phrases ; language focus ; Making phrases or sentences ; pronunciation point ; 6.4 Reading independently - finding information ; language focus ; Chunking; Finding the place ; 7. Writing in English ; Introduction ; 7.1 Practising the alphabet ; language focus ; Politeness phrases ; A writing race ; language focus ; Intonation and stress for meaning ; pronunciation point ; 7.2 From speaking to writing and from reading to writing ; From speaking to writing: making memory ; games and quizzes ; From reading to writing: making lists ; language focus ; Reading and talking with expression ; Useful phrases for group writing ; Spelling ; language focus ; Phrases with spell ; topic talk ; Parties ; 7.3 Writing with other children ; language focus ; Story questions ; Story summary ; 7.4 Children writing freely ; Writing about people ; Having fun making a book ; Writing to penpals ; topic talk ; Food ; 8. Reading and telling stories ; Introduction ; The value of stories ; 8.1 Telling a new story ; language focus ; Intonation and actions ; Story questions and prompts ; Telling and performing a story with very young learners ; 8.2 Reading a story to very young learners ; Listening to a story and looking at the pictures ; language focus ; Story questions and prompts ; Moving away from the text ; Talking about what is happening ; Language focus ; Telling and talking ; pronunciation point ; 8.3 Ways to retell a story ; language focus ; Instructions when retelling a story ; 8.4 Retelling a story as a class ; Retelling from memory ; Retelling from a different point of view ; language focus ; Stress on key words ; Story time ; 9. Story Activities ; Introduction ; 9.1 Things to do after retelling a story ; Adapting a story ; A 'make and do' activity based on the story ; language focus ; Reading with feeling; Starting a feedback chat ; 9.2 Getting children to add to a story ; language focus ; From speaking to story writing ; pronunciation point ; Clusters / st / / sn / / sl / / str / ; 9.3 Making up a story ; language focus ; Story structure ; 9.4 Using stories for project work ; A favourite story project ; 9.5 Correction and project work ; language focus ; Useful expressions for correcting and improving children's language ; Planning for effective use of English in the classroom ; Introduction ; 10.1 Helping children learn and improve ; Using the mother tongue ; language focus ; Responding to mother tongue talk ; language focus ; When and how to correct ; 10.2 Using your coursebook as a resource ; Using a coursebook topic ; language focus ; Revision of classroom language functions ; Using text-based activities ; language focus ; Useful phrases with common words and patterns ; pronunciation point ; Silent letters ; 10.3 Planning your lessons ; 1. Before the course ; 2. General lesson preparation ; 3. Specific language planning for a lesson ; Over to you ; Key to units ; Contents of the CD ; Resources ; About the teachers ; Glossary ; Index Top page

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