online dictionary http://dictionary.reference.com/
power point or other similar software
Movie Maker software of goanimate (www.goanimate.com)
I can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible. I can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.
I can present clear, detailed descriptions on a specific set of subjects related to myths and legends.
I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even
complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar.
I can understand most current affairs programmes about legends.
I can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest.
Internet access, Windows Movie Maker or similar software for making video clips or movies, online dictionary with definitions, PC, video recording device
Introducing the topic – Teacher asks some questions about myths to familiarize the students with the topic such as:
(These questions can be shown ona slide Power Point or other) (5 minutes)
Power point presentation - The teacher shows a presentation about Greek Mythology and ask students whether they agree with the information (5 minutes)
Play video clip “Narcissus and Echo” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35jVsyWFss4 twice to introduce these characters and students watch and listen carefully (10 minutes)
Comprehension check -Teacher gives students a hand-out as to check (Echo and Narcissus worksheets 1,2,3) (the activities on the handout include filling the charts, reordering statements ) ( 20 min)
Discussion ; Activity 1– Students search the Internet to discover whether there is a legend with the same lesson in their own country. (5 minutes)
Vocabulary preview (group work ) - students are divided in groups of 3-4 according to the class size; each group looks at the
handout (Greek Gods worksheet 1) and tries to match the words to the definitions. Then, each group tries to make sentences by using the words from the box. The students can use their smart phones for help (10 minutes)
Peer assessment (students exchange their sentences with another group and discuss their ideas.(5 minutes)
Teacher evaluation; Activity 2 – teacher monitors the student tasks and selects the best sentences written by the students (10 minutes)
Play the video clip called “Greek Gods” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJCm8W5RZes twice. Students watch it carefully. (8 minutes)
Comprehension check – Students work in groups and each group is assigned to deal with 3 gods or goddesses from the video clip. Teacher gives students another hand-out to check comprehension(Greek Gods worksheet 2) (filling the charts ). The teacher facilitates the correction of the worksheet asking the different groups to share their ideas with the class and together reach the best solutions ( 20 min)
Setting homework; follow up activity – in the same groups, students research to find out other legends from their own country, then create a video clip about one of them. Another option is to prepare a poster about selection of myths and legends from their own countries using postermywall. The product they create for their homework is to be shown in the next lesson.
Set of activities included in the task aimed at memorizing vocabulary
Research to find out other legends from their own country, then create a video clip about one of them
prepare a poster about selection of myths and legends from their own countries
Students have done it well if they have successfully produced the product and reach the outcome of the lesson ,and if they have made a considerable use of the suggested ICT tools and if they corresponded well to the CEFRF criteria set for this lesson.
The teacher should make copies of all the worksheets before the lesson.
Be sure that video clip will work properly on PC device before lesson starts
Students should prepare a transcript of their video clip and bring it to the classroom in case technology fails.
This task is an example of recalling and memorising the myths and legends vocabulary through lexical exercises that involve student centred work. These myths and legends are needed in working with literature since there are references in novels, plays and poems.
Encourage teachers to adopt TBLT and CEFR in their practice and implement ICT in the teaching approach
This task comprises three language skills (listening, writing, speaking) and it can be modified and used at all levels. Also, students are engaged in freer practice. This task may be performed by many different ICT resources not only the above mentioned.