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Keep Talking : Communicative Fluency Activities for Language Teaching - Friederike Klippel

Keep Talking

Communicative Fluency Activities for Language Teaching

Paperback Published: 15th April 1985
ISBN: 9780521278713
Number Of Pages: 210

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This is a practical guide to communication activities in the language classroom, suitable for use with students from elementary to advanced level. Part I contains instructions for over 100 different exercises, including interviews, guessing games, jigsaw tasks, problem solving, values clarification techniques, mime, role play and story telling. For each activity, notes are also provided on the linguistic and educational aims, the level, organisation, time and preparation required. Part II contains the accompanying worksheets, which can be copied, making many of the activities instantly available for use in class. A comprehensive table of activities and an index are included for ease of reference.

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'This book is invaluable and informative in the numerous suggested activities and approaches that can be used to make learning English more meaningful and interesting.' VATME Newsletter 'This is a worthy addition to the Cambridge Handbooks series and should be on the shelf of every resources room.' EFL Gazette

Acknowledgementsp. vi
Part 1
Introductionp. 1
What the book containsp. 1
Some basic considerationsp. 3
How to use the activitiesp. 7
Questions and answersp. 12
Warming-up exercisesp. 12
Interviewsp. 24
Guessing gamesp. 31
Jigsaw tasksp. 40
Questioning activitiesp. 51
Discussions and decisionsp. 58
Ranking exercisesp. 58
Discussion gamesp. 73
Values clarification techniquesp. 88
Thinking strategiesp. 96
Problem-solving activitiesp. 102
Stories and scenesp. 115
Mimingp. 115
Role play and simulationsp. 121
Storiesp. 130
Solutionsp. 135
Part 2
Worksheetsp. 136
Alphabetical table of activitiesp. 188
Index to language and levelp. 193
list of speech actsp. 194
Bibliographyp. 199
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ISBN: 9780521278713
ISBN-10: 0521278716
Series: Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers
Audience: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 15th April 1985
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 16.5  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.38