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5. Use words with matching pictures Creative writing 1. Definition of creative writing 1. Creative writing is the reaction of learners to the world around them, and their efforts to give expression to their thoughts in writing, with the emphasis always being on free expression. 2. The skill of writing is the most difficult to master. 3. Writing is also a much slower process than reading or talking. 4. Learners work at their own pace. Aims of creative writing: 1. It allows children to express their feelings or emotions and to use their imagination. 2. Creative writing stimulates the thought processes of the individual. 2. Important factors which influences creative writing 1. Intellectual ability 3. Reading ability 4. Motivation in the classroom 5. The classroom as workshop for creative writing 3. The classroom environment must stimulate the learner’s imagination and encourage them to write. 1. Such a classroom would be decorated with magazines, posters, pictures and objects with labels attached to them. 4. Creative writing develops from spoken language 1. Teacher creates opportunities where the children can discuss topics and themes within their interest and experience. 5. Actual experience and communication motivates creative writing 1. Creative writing can be introduced when children have developed the need to record their thoughts in written form. 2. The opportunity to share and gather ideas helps the learners to order their thoughts, in the beginning of creative writing. 3. The children can use written work such as signs, labels, books, newspapers,etc 4. The children can write their own - messages, lists, letters, notes, stories, etc 6. Creative writing activities / projects Weather charts, Class newspaper stories
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14 Describe a teaching technique which you consider most appropriate for young learners. Account for your choice. Oct2012(17), oct2011(15), oct2010 (5), jan2011(15) Pg 66-69 1. Song as a teaching technique 2. Music has a universal appeal, it brings singers together and create a happy atmosphere in which language can flourish. 3. Teachers use language for the following reasons: 1. Singing songs suits the learner’s desire for activity. 2. Singing together teaches learners emotional, social, communication and language skills. 3. Songs can change the pace of the lesson 4. Songs combine well with techniques such as story, dialogue, conversation, poem, dramatization and games. 5. Songs add variety and enjoyment to the language lesson. 6. Songs provide listening comprehension practice and reinforce learned language patterns. 7. Songs enrich cultural understanding and provide new insights 8. Song gives children a feeling of achievement 4. Songs teach children: 1. Language structures in a relaxed way 2. To sing and use 2 nd language structures incidentally and spontaneously 3. To listen 4. To make decisions and to change a word or action 5. To use their imagination both physically and orally 6. To develop rhythmic ability 7. To develop emotional expressions, such as anger, fear, laughter and pleasure.
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  • Summer '18
  • Second language acquisition, Tpr

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