Discussions that work, which develops oral fluency in meaningful and motivating ways. Ideas for vocabulary work in the classroom 26 unit five. Guidebook for studentcentered classroom discussions. Discussions and more is an updated version of the classic handbook discussions that work and an invaluable resource for. But overall, it is a handy resource book for teachers, with pictures and. One of my favourite activities is the zoo game in the organizing activities section. Taskcentred fluency practice cambridge handbooks for language teachers 9780521281690 by ur, penny and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Penny ur a course in language teaching practice and theory cambridge university press introduction part i the teaching process module 1. Taskcentred fluency practice has 1 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Taskcentred fluency practice cambridge handbooks for language teachers ur, penny on. Penny ur has authored or coauthored many practical books before such as vocabulary activities, five minute activities, teaching listening comprehension as well as discussions that work.
Taskcentred fluency practice cambridge handbooks for language teachers. Discussions and more is an invaluable resource for teachers who want to provide a varied range of successful speaking activities. Introducing discussion skills to lowerlevel students. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers all about discussions that work. Taskcentred fluency practice, penny ur, cambridge university press, 1981, 0521281695, 9780521281690, 122 pages. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. This edition takes into account the changes in approaches to elt over the last thirty years, containing updated versions of old favourites from discussions that work, but also a much greater range of oral fluency activities, from gamelike activities to debates and. Discussions that work taskcentred fluency practice, penny ur, jan 30, 1981, foreign language study, 122 pages. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. How can you prepare such exercises quickly and easily. Ur studied at several universities earning her master of arts at oxford university, pgce at cambridge university, master of arts in teaching english as a foreign language at reading university. The university has printed and published continuously since 1584.
It can be used by groups of teachers working with a trainer, or as a selfstudy resource. Buy discussions that work by penny ur from waterstones today. Base the activity on easy language in general, the level of language needed for a discussion should be lower than that used in. Discipline, error correction, games, grammar, group work, heterogeneous classes. This important course provides a comprehensive basic introduction to teaching languages, for use.
Discussions that work taskcentred fluency practice penny ur the right of the university of cambridge to print and sell all manner of books was granted by henry viii in 1534. I played this game as a high school student but the original idea to use it as an esl game comes from penny ur s discussions that work. Task 4 organising a dinner party seating plan discussion 20 mins this is a slightly modified version of an excellent activity taken from penny ur s discussions that work, cambridge university press. The first part provides some general guidelines on the organisation of successful taskcentred activities. An updated version of the classic handbook, discussions that work, which develops oral fluency in. Games in the language classroom penny ur rokus klett conference slovenia, 2017. This edition takes into account the changes in approaches to elt over the. Incidentally, my favourite book in my early years of teaching was five minute activities and there were so many practical ideas.
Games in the language classroom zalozba rokus klett. Penny ur born 1944 is a professor at oranim and haifa university. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read. Penny has thirty years experience as an english teacher in elementary, middle and high schools in israel.
Teaching speaking teacher training course ttc 2014. This important course provides a comprehensive basic introduction to teaching languages, for use in preservice or early experience settings. Penny ur a course in language teaching practice and. Taskcentred fluency practice penny ur download bok. These are some of the questions that discussions that work sets out to answer. You should alter any of the dinner party guest descriptions so that they are appropriate for your learners e. Taskcentred fluency practice, 1981, 122 pages, penny ur, 0521281695, 9780521281690, cambridge university press, 1981. Containing nearly twohundred imaginative and useful communicative grammar practice activities, this guide provides a general introduction to grammar teaching in the second or foreign language classroom, with particular reference to grammar practice. She retired as head of the masters of education program at the oranim academic college of education. She emigrated to israel in 1967, where she still lives today. English language study and teaching foreign speakers. Guidebook for studentcentered classroom discussions page 3 1b a contrast of studentcentered and facultyled discussion learning is an interactive process between the student, the teacher, and the subject matter. Penny ur simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Discussions and more cambridge handbooks for language.
Penny ur discussions that work penny ur s discussions that work this book was one of the first to promote taskbased language learning. But overall, it is a handy resource book for teachers, with pictures and slips for activities that you can photocopy for immediate use. What sort of activities produce genuine and enthusiastic exchanges of ideas. Discussions and more is a fully updated and revised edition of the classic handbook, discussions that. If you have read the different titles by ur, you may find some repetitions in her ideas and activities suggested. Ur penny, a course of language teaching, cup, 2008 373 2. Penny urs 100 teaching tips cambridge university press.
Taskcentred fluency practice, penny ur, cambridge university press. Discussions that work by penny ur, 9780521281690, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Introducing discussion skills to japanese university students revisited 1. English language study and teaching foreign students. Another book by penny ur for the cambridge handbooks for language teachers.
Penny was educated at the universities of oxford ma, cambridge pgce and reading ma. Penny ur, discussions that work, cambridge 1981 penny ur and andrew wright, fiveminute activities, cambridge 1992 adrian wallwork, discussions az, cambridge 1997 susan kay, reward upper intermediate resource pack, macmillan 1996 s cunningham and p moor, new cutting edge upper intermediate, longman 2005. Pairgroup work, followed by a fullclass summary and discussion. Stage 2 ideally finishes with a discussion of neighbours in certain contexts, for example making noise early in the morning or calling the police when they see something suspicious in your garden.1533 1148 1197 1398 730 513 832 843 1319 1078 1377 483 1356 282 868 1386 1183 1265 1173 684 786 524 833 141 1405 612 159 1589 733 100 1366 1239 696 796 44 330 18 1400 1277 1008