Monday, November 16, 2015

Day 25:

Class Today:
  • Warm-Up:
    • What is something about you that would surprise other people? 
  • Stress Handout
    • Follow along with this stress handout
  • Interactive Teaching Continued
    • Discuss a handout in groups.
      • What words were challenging for you to understand?
      • What surprised you about the undergraduate's perspective?
  • Hot Seat
  • Fluency Practice (if time)

Next Class: Praat, Review Stress

  • Decide what day you want to present for your mini lecture and meet me for conference. Due to all our busy schedules, these dates are not flexible. 
  • Bring a transcription you did for one of your mini lectures. Be prepared to read it for class on Thursday
  • Please bring your laptop to class on Thursday! I will show you how to use Praat! It's an awesome tool. 

Monday, November 9, 2015

Day 24

Class Today:
  • Warm-up talk
    • What do you know about Thanksgiving? Is there a similar holiday in your home country?
  • Watch The Paper Chase Clip
  • Continue Interactive Teaching
  • Idioms and Reviewing Linking
    • First practice saying the linking on these idioms with a partner. 
Next Class

Day 23: Putting it All Together

Class Today:
  • Warm-Up Talk:
    • Who was your favorite teacher and why? Who was your least favorite teacher and why?
    • Let's watch this youtube video. What did the teacher do wrong? 
  • Putting it All Together- Unit 4
  • Dark l/light l
  • Fluency
    • 3/2/1 Method
  • Hot Seat (if time)
1. Decide when you want to present your final mini lecture, here.
2. Don't forget to bring your self-evaluation sheet to our conference this week.
3. Pick a podcast/video from the list under useful links on the course website. Listen to a podcast or video and then record yourself summarizing it. Do not prepare for the summary. It should be natural speech. Then transcribe it. This will be due NEXT Thursday..

Next Class: Continue Fluency, Interactive Teaching, Dark and Light L,