TOPIC 3: Selection And Adaptation Of Materials And Activities

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TOPIC 3: Selection And Adaptation Of Materials And Activities
1 Criteria for Evaluation of Materials
1.1 Criteria for Material Selection
1.1.1 MUST match the goals and objectives of the syllabus or language programme
1.1.2 SHOULD be consistent with the teaching-learning situation/approach
1.1.3 The authenticity of the material
1.1.4 MUST suit the target audience - level/ability, need, interest, time
1.1.5 SHOULD be reasonably priced if cost is involved
1.1.6 SHOULD make learning easier
1.1.7 SHOULD create joy and interest in the learners
1.1.8 SHOULD be attractive, colorful and durable when applicable
1.2 Why Use Materials?
1.2.1 As a source of language
1.2.2 As a stimulus for students' production
1.2.3 As a record of learning
2 Principles of Materials Adaptation
2.1 Make dialogues communicative
2.2 Make learning activities relevant and purposeful
2.3 Meet the learners' needs, both external and psychological
2.4 Use models of real, authentic language
2.5 Factors to be Consider When Adapting Materials
2.5.1 Teachers SHOULD NOT adapt materials too casually
2.5.2 Materials deleted or added SHOULD NOT go beyond a reasonable proportion, otherwise consider alternative materials
2.5.3 Teacher SHOULD NOT adapt materials only to cater for the needs of exams or tests
2.6 Take account of the student as a person
2.7 Reduce anxiety by using from easy to more difficult materials
2.8 Provide a context for the student to listen and to talk about
2.9 Maintain a careful balance between accuracy and fluency
2.10 Able to provide good model for student to imitate
2.11 Provide appropriate stimuli for eliciting speech
2.12 Encourage learners to take reasonable risks in English
3 Devise Listening & Speaking Tasks Based On Selected Outcomes
3.1 Activities
3.1.1 Singing
3.1.2 Poems
3.1.3 Rhymes
3.1.4 Role Play
3.1.5 Drama
3.1.6 Dialogue
3.2 Answering Tips - Devising Tasks
3.2.1 List out activities
3.2.2 Give a sample of rhyme/song
3.2.3 Make sure it is student-centered
3.3 Answering Tips - Enhance Confidence
3.3.1 Give examples and describe how it will boost students' confidence
3.3.2 Students aware of their voice
3.3.3 Students develop cleaner, accurate and confident speech
3.3.4 Taps on imagination
3.3.5 Participate actively

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