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  • Listen & Do and

    Listen & Make

    Mihaela Badea Natalia Chae

    M Isabel Gmez Pepe Garca

  • Skills Written comunication Oral comunication

    Listen & Do Listen & Make LISTENING

  • 1. LISTENING AND DOING To acquire English by listening to instructions. To be active and enjoy doing things in English.

    To use non-verbal clues (E.g gestures) to interpret meaning.

    To get used to understanding general meaning.

    To prepare for spoken interaction.

    To absorb good pronunciation and intonation patterns.

  • TYPES OF ACTIVITIES 1-. Giving instruction in English. 2-.Listening and identifying.

    3-.Listening and doing- Total Physical Response.

    4-.Listening and performing-miming.

    5-. Listening and responding games.

    Listen & Do


    Our aim is to teach them English, not to be quick. Gestures

    Sitting down and standing up.

    Moving around

  • 1.2. LISTENING AND IDENTIFYING Talk to the children about the things you want them to learn the name Ask the children to point to or show you the things when you name them.

    Vocabulary development Grammatical awareness.

  • Keys

    Small picture cards or big pictures on the wall We dont teach grammar to very young learners Discover meaning

  • 1.3. Listening and doing - tpr

    Total Physical Response

    The teacher: The pupils:

  • Tips for the teacher:

    The first time you use TPR you can explain in the mother toung.

    If you have a large class divided up in groups.

    The group waiting will be watching the activity, so will still be learning.

    Follow the lder. Topic-based TPR TPR routines.

    TPR for arranging the class.

  • 1.4. Listening and performing - miming

    Revising and consolidating topic words through mime Miming /TPR activities

  • Listen carefully when you describe what they have to mime.

    Decide how to perform what you describe.

    Need some thinking time.

  • Teaching tips:

    Give young learners one instruction at a time.

    Increase the number of instructions in a sequence as learner's progress.

    Make the activities simpler or more complicated.

    Using real things can make the mime more realistic.

    Play a game like statues.

    Use mime as a speaking activity.

  • Rhymes and chats

    Teaching tips for physical breack chants:

    Use a picture to help children to understand the meaning of the words.

    Use Movements and gesture to help them to enjoy the chant.

  • 1.5. Listening and responding games

    These games help children have fun and make them listen.

    Right or Wrong Example of a simple response activity. Explain something to the children. It might be right or wrong.

  • Simon says We can play it inside or outside. Have a space where all the children can stand up. With big classes, we can choose actions that pupils can do sitting down.

    Teaching tips about listening and responding Make the instructions more complicated by asking the children to do two things at a time.

  • 2. Listen and make Listening and making involves: It is an ideal way for children to absorb more English. Helps interaction in English between teacher and pupils. Children have to make decisions. How to prepare for Listen and make activities We can do many things before beginning the lesson: Collect the things we need to show the children what to do. Practise explaining in English what they have to make and how they have to make it.

  • How to set up Listen and make activities Explain the topic to the class in English and show them what they are

    going to do or make. While they are colouring and making their things, go round and

    comment in English on what they are doing.

  • 2.1. Listening and colour

    We have to make sure that all children have colours, crayons, markers, etc.

    Teaching tips about listening and colour

    Display all the childrens work on a wall chart or on the walls. Comment positively on each childs work as we take it and put it up on the wall.

  • 2.2. Listen and draw

    We know children can draw by themselves without istructions.

    Aim get children to listen to some instructions in english

    Activities Describe a picture. Drawing games

    Teaching tips about listening and colour Repeat the instruction clearly Compare pictures and then color them Go around and talk to them in English as

    they color and coment on their work.

  • 2.3. Listen and make

    Children can use Clay, paper, card

    Funny for special occassions: birthdays, christmas, easter, mothers and fathers day

    Tell the children what happens during the celebrations in other countries.

    Activities Making greeting cards. E.g. An easter card. Make a posters.

  • As a resume: Differences between Listen & Do

    Routines Gestures Give instructions and responding Vocabulary development Grammatical awareness Movements and actions Performing - miming

    Listen & Make

    Creative process Discipline Make decisions Extension ideas More time to think Make things Need different materials

  • Lets do some activities!



  • Jungle Rhyme

    . can jump and climb trees . are tall and they eat leaves

    . are colourful and they can fly

    cant but would love to try

    . look like horses but they are black and white . are big and snore at night.

  • Jungle Rhyme

    Monkeys can jump and climb trees Giraffes are tall and they eat leaves

    Parrots are colourful and they can fly Elephants cant but would love to try

    Zebras look like horses but they are black and white

    Hippos are big and snore at night.


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