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Aspects of the Teaching/Learning of structures
(for skills, form, meaning see Penny Ur: Grammar Practice Activities Cambridge University Press 1988)
 
skills form meaning
listening perception and recognition of the spoken form of the structure comprehension of what the spoken structure means in context
speaking production of well-formed examples in speech use of the structure to convey meanings in speech
reading perception and recognition of the written form comprehension of what the written structure means in context
writing production of well-formed examples in writing use of the structure to convey meanings in writing
steps hints realisation
procedure Use
  • discrimination, 
  • segmentation, 
  • classification, 
  • opposition, 
  • rules, 
  • slot-fillers, 
  • transformation producing 

  •   well-formed examples
  • presentation, 
  • isolation, 
  • explanation, 
  • practice, 
  • test, 
  • slot-filling, 
  • multiple-choice based on meaning
  • pre-learning
  • familiarize the class with the material,
  • initial presentation, 
  • convey complementary structures 

  •    needed for the practice
    clear up 
  • the situation, 
  • the persons, 
  • their attitudes towards 
    • one another, 
      to things,
      to a question
  • create a need to speak in order to answer
  • practice
  • use heterogeneous exercises, 
  • have visual aids ready, 
  • make the task clear,
  • collect the language material beforehand
  • successful practice, 
  • increase interest by classroom activities: 
  • persons, 
  • relationship, 
  • choice to answer, 
  • opportunity to extend according to personal 

  •    views and or feelings


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