LANGUAGE RELATED TASKS
Candidates can demonstrate their learning by:
a) analysing language correctly for teaching purposes
b) correctly using terminology relating to form, meaning and phonology when analysing language c) accessing reference materials and referencing information they have learned about language to an appropriate source d) using written language that is clear, accurate and appropriate to the task
Length: 750 - 1,000 words
This assignment follows on directly from the input sessions on Phonology, Language Awareness and Planning. It will help you with the practical task of completing Lesson Plans for TP, that is, when you are preparing to teach a lesson involving new language items you will need to include something similar on your language analysis sheet. To pass this assignment, you must have no more than four major errors in your description of form, meaning and phonology. Please write you word count on your assignment. Task
Analyse each of the underlined language items below, using these headings and following the format overleaf. 1. Contexts/situations for presentation; create a context to illustrate the meaning. 2. Characteristics i) Meaning: the essential elements
ii) Form: use appropriate labels iii) Pronunciation: think about how a native speaker would say the sentence and identify any phonological features of the target language
3. Check understanding; use concept questions and devise timelines when appropriate.
a) I’ll be lying on the beach this time next week.
(Intermediate) b) There’s the bell. It must be the postman.
(Intermediate) c) I remembered to lock the door vs I remember locking the door.
(Upper Intermediate) d) Would you mind opening the window?
e) That child is spoilt.
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