Principles by 1qDFwou

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 Principles & Techniques
                  Principles
• Teacher’s goals:          • Process: comfortable,
                              relaxing; students choose
Accelerate process of         “new” identities; whole
  learning everyday           brain used-; feelings
  lang; reducing              strongly acknowledged,
  psychological barriers      positive reinforcement;
Roles: teacher as           • 2 phases:
  authority                        Receptive--
  figure..embodies trust,          Activation
  respect, easily
  persuasive
         Principles (cont’d)
• Lang/culture:          • Native lang: translation to
                           clarify at beginning
  complementary facets     level..reduced as students
  of communication;        advance
  fine arts used in      • Evaluation: in-class
  classroom                performance; not formal
                           because of heightened
• Emphasis: vocab          anxiety
  important; explicit    • Errors: communication of
  grammar but focus on     intended meaning
  using language           vital..teacher models
                           correct forms in later
                           stages
                Techniques
Relaxing        Peripheral     Positive
Classroom       Learning       Suggestion
Set-up          (posters)      (music)



Visualization   New Identity   Role-Play
          Techniques (cont’d)


                               PHASES

  FIRST CONCERT                      PRIMARY ACTIVATION
      "receptive phase"                     group reading dialog;
    dialog in target lang;                     varying emotion
   music used to dramatize


SECOND CONCERT                      SECONDARY ACTIVATION
students listen with closed eyes;             learning new info;
   content determines rhythm        focus on communicative intent--not form

								
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