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communicative activities

Unread postby elizabeth » Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:11 pm

Hi everybody,

I"m a trainee teacher and I suggested the use of communicative activities in English clubs at school, what d u think about that?what might be the advantages?
Thankx for your answers

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Re: communicative activities

Unread postby eric_p_m » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:59 pm

Dear Elizabeth,

Unless you are teaching translation, why wouldn't you use the English language for communication? Everything you do should focus on some sort of communication. Otherwise, you would just be wasting your time. It's all about knowledge transfer, right?


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Re: communicative activities

Unread postby Joe » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:31 am

elizabeth wrote:I suggested the use of communicative activities in English clubs at school

Here are some ideas about starting English clubs.

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Re: communicative activities

Unread postby rebra » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:27 pm

I think that communicative activities are a great way of having students speak. You might want to make some sort of survey to find out what the students’ interests are, or else you might lack of participants. Since you are focusing on communication I suggestion that you center your intentions towards practical situations-based activities such as visiting. The types of activities should include language games, information exchanges, interviews and giving instructions.

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