ERIC Number: ED388059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
New Ways in Teaching Speaking. New Ways in TESOL Series: Innovative Classroom Techniques.
Bailey, Kathleen M., Ed.; Savage, Lance, Ed.
This guide describes activities used by language teachers in developing students' oral communication skills. Activities are presented for instruction in English as a Second Language as well as other second languages. Ideas are organized in 4 parts, with 14 subsections: fluency (conversation, fluency and interaction, group work, dialogues and role plays, games for speaking, using audiovisual aids); accuracy (functions, grammar, vocabulary); pronunciation (segmental phonemes, suprasegmental phonemes); and speaking in specific contexts (oral presentations, spoken English for academic purposes, interviews and questioning). Each idea is described briefly, with information given about appropriate proficiency level(s), specific aims, class time requirements, preparation time, needed resources, procedures, and caveats and options. Contains references for additional reading in some cases. (MSE)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Dialogs (Language), English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Games, Grammar, Group Dynamics, Interpersonal Communication, Interviews, Language Fluency, Language Proficiency, Oral Language, Phonology, Pronunciation Instruction, Role Playing, Second Language Instruction, Skill Development, Speech Skills, Vocabulary Development
TESOL, 1600 Cameron Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($22.95; $19.95, members).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see FL 023 302-308.