ERIC Number: ED339238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Making the Most of Audio. Technology in Language Learning Series.
Prepared for practicing language teachers, this book's aim is to help them make the most of audio, a readily accessible resource. The book shows, with the help of numerous practical examples, how a range of language skills can be developed. Most examples are in French. Chapters cover the following information: (1) making the most of audio (e.g., for and against its use, some approaches to making radio programs, sources, copyright); (2) using audio to develop listening skills (e.g., spot the word, frequency grids, spot the discrepancy, ordering/sequencing, matching halves, gap-filling, listening grids, translation and re-translation); (3) using audio to develop speaking skills (e.g., repetition, echoing, prediction, questioning, dialogue cues, role play, preparation of radio programs); (4) using audio to develop writing skills (e.g., question and assisted answer, wordsquares and crosswords, dictations, script completion, paraphrasing, transcription, essay writing); (5) managing the system (e.g., basic equipment, radios, recorders, playback machines, student loan pool, listening conditions, technical services, security, storage and retrieval systems, cataloging systems, language laboratories). Contains 22 references. (LB)
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, French, Language Laboratories, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Listening Skills, Radio, Second Language Instruction, Speech Communication, Writing Skills
Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, Regent's College, Inner Circle, London NW1 4NS, England (6.95 British pounds).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
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