Learning to Learn by Teaching

Grudtvig project 2012-2014

Romanian Traditional Fair

NARRATIVE – ROMANIAN TRADITIONAL FAIR

Video name: ROMANIAN TRADITIONAL FAIRS
Video link: http://youtu.be/tJDyT-SJcR4

Category: Traditions

Theme: Fair, as an economic phenomenon that reflects cultural features of a country. Video can be approached from several perspectives: • economic • sociological • anthropological • literary

Competences: Intercultural

Difficulty: Advanced (C)

Function: The method chosen is the project that emphasize teamwork and communication skills and cooperative forms:

  • Organizing work teams
  • Planning activity:
  • Implementation
    • Research resources in the field of literature, history, economy
    • Recording interviews
    • Editing interviews and selection of relevant information
    • Adding subtitle
  • Evaluation

o Make an evaluation sheet based upon specific criteria (theme, contents, organizing the material, graphic Layout and aesthetics, technology)

Tasks/Skills:

LANGUAGE TASKS:

• Look at the video and identify the geography of the fairs

• Fair description in contemporary

  • Buyer profile (Who is selling? What are the products that can be sell?
  • Seller profile (Who is the traditional buyer?
  • Price formation o incentives

• Fair description in the 19th century

  • Customs (ritual)
  • Participants
  • Values

• Gap fill

• Multiple choice

• Class questionnaires

• Speaking and listening

Keywords: Traditions, Fair, comercial customs,

SUGGESTED EXERCISES RELATED TO VIDEOS 

    • Planning the video project
    • MindMap – online
    • Writing news – INVERTED TRIANGLE
    • Listening comprehension
      • Skills: as above
    • Presentation: take one aspect of the video, research further and present to others
      • Skills: planning, prioritising, research using new media (Internet, social media sites, smartphones), libraries, visits (eg interviews), study skills, presenting, language register (awareness of audience) producing resources, eg handouts, ICT (PowerPoint, prezi, moodle test). Could be joint presentation with partner(s).
    • Information leaflets/handouts, places to visit
      • Skills: study skills, numeracy, literacy, planning, selecting, group work, researching, using new media and ICT (eg Publisher), language register (awareness of audience)
    • Gap fill
      • Skills: language awareness (eg recognising grammatical patterns), reading
    • Information gap
      • Skills: pair work, Q & A, language awareness, eg direct and indirect questions, speaking and listening
    • Vocabulary matching
      • Skills: speaking, listening, reading, writing, pair work, group work, vocabulary practice
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This entry was posted on April 24, 2013 by in Business, Traditions and tagged , .
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