Learning to Learn by Teaching

Grudtvig project 2012-2014

UK (Praxis) – PT

Partner

Combined partner

Video subject

Praxis Community Projects

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Tomaz Pelayo School

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Food and drink in Portugal

ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHERS ACTIVITIES FOR LEARNERS SKILLS PRACTISED BY LEARNERS
Prepare a transcript of the interview. They first watch the interview with subtitles and identify language errors; then read the transcript, correct it. (The original interviewers can then amend the subtitles). ListeningReadingSpeakingWriting
Play the video in short bursts so learners can use prediction skills. Watch the title and opening shot only and predict what is going to happen Predicting
Watch the first few scenes and predict what is going to happen Predicting
Invite learners to use language for describing processes. Watch the video and note down the processes – can be done alone, in pairs, small groups. Discuss and compare afterwards. Write up using flowcharts, diagrams etc. (This could be especially useful for learners preparing for IELTS or similar examinations). Listening; note-taking; prioritising; discussing; writing; creating diagrams, flowcharts, graphs; preparing for examinations
Learners make a video and/or PowerPoint presentation describing a process. This could be similar to the original (eg a food or drink particular to their country/culture) or another process – eg weaving, lace-making and so on. Presentation skills – groupwork; meeting deadlines; speaking; listening; researching; writing; prioritising
Brainstorm the vocabulary of food/drink processes – eg nouns/verbs/imperatives/sequence markers. Groups of learners brainstorm vocabulary for describing processes –nouns/verbs/ imperatives/sequence markers (eg label; to label; paste the label; then/next). Speaking; listening; using grammar and vocabulary
Facilitate discussion and research on religious orders which make liqueurs. Research the history of religious orders which make liqueurs etc and present to each other and/or disseminate via new media. Presentation skills – groupwork; meeting deadlines; speaking; listening; researching; writing; prioritising
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This entry was posted on August 30, 2013 by in PEER EDUCATION.

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