Friday, October 30, 2015

Day 21 and 22- Mini Lecture 3

Day 21 & 22 - Time for Mini-Lecture 3!

1. You can see when you are scheduled to present, here

2. You can sign up for a conference time at this link, here.

3. You only need to attend class on the day you present. 

4. Please arrive on time the day you are supposed to present for your mini-lecture.

5. Please answer the questions on this form before our scheduled conference. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Day 20- Review Intonation, Questioning Strategies, Prep for ML 3

Class Today:
  • Warm-Up 
    • Do you believe in ghosts and/or magic? Why or why not?
  • Review Intonation
    •  Communicate, p. 99-101
    • Play "Telling the Truth"
  • Prepare for ML 3
  • Undergraduate Visit (maybe)
  • Hot Seat (if time)

Next Class: ML 3

1. Prepare for ML 3. 

Friday, October 23, 2015

Day 19- Intonation, Primary Stress, Prep for Undergrad Visit

Class Today:
Warm-up: Discuss this quote, "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise."- Benjamin Franklin (5 minutes)

  • Find the message units, primary stress, and intonation in the quote "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." Remember every message unit has a primary stress. 
  • Now, let's go through this handout.
Giving Concise Answers
p. 94-95 in Communicate. As you discuss the questions, try to use appropriate intonation. I will go around the room and give you feedback.

Questioning Strategies Activity (9:30)
Hot Seat (if time)

Next Class: Undergraduate student visit

1.  Choose which day you want to present your mini-lecture next week, here.
2.  Read pgs 85-86 in preparation for undergraduate student visit Thursday.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Day 18-

Class Today:

Warm-Up:What’s the first thing you would do if you found out you won the lottery?

Hot Seat
Review Primary Stress
  • Handout
    • Practice the dialogues. I will give you feedback. 

Intonation Warm-Up Activity
Intonation Main Activity
Questioning Strategies Activity

Next Class: Review Primary Stress, Preparation for Meeting with Undergraduates

Monday, October 19, 2015

Day 17-

Class Today:

    What was your most embarrassing moment?

Discuss IEF Feedback

Hot Seat
Review Compound Nouns
Review Primary Stress

Next Class:
Review Primary Stress, Continue Questioning Strategies

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Day 16: Compound Noun Stress, Primary Stress

Class Today:
  • Warm-Up Discussion: Which do you like more, cats or dogs? 
  • Review Compound Noun Stress
    • Compound Noun Game
  • Primary Stress
  • Handling Student questions (if time)
    • Communicate p. 90-94
  • ML 3: Teaching a Process (if time) 
    • p.77 in Communicate
Next Class: Review Primary Stress, Continue Fielding Student Questions

  • Do p.77 question 5. Anticipate student questions for a potential ML and record your responses. Preparing for this is great not only for teaching, but also conference presentations! Then write a transcription focusing on message units and reductions. This is due NEXT Thursday.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Day 15: Compound Noun Stress

Class Today:
  • Warm-up- What three items would you bring with you to a deserted island? 
  • Unit 3: Leading a Discussion
  • Compound Nouns:
  • Communicate p. 149-150 (if time)

Next Class: Review compound nouns, Primary stress

Homework: If time, read this article.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Day 13 & 14: ML 2

Class Tuesday and Thursday:
  • Present your ML 2 when you scheduled on our shared google docs. 
  • You only need to attend the class you are presenting. 
  • Please arrive on time and do not leave early. 
  • Bring this document to class. 
  • Answer questions anonymous on this Informal Early Feedback form. If all 26 students answer, I will bring cookies! Please help me be a better instructor.