CHAPTER 3:CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES IN COMMUNICATIVE LANGUAGE TEACHING

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CHAPTER 3:CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES IN COMMUNICATIVE LANGUAGE TEACHING by Mind Map: CHAPTER 3:CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES   IN COMMUNICATIVE LANGUAGE   TEACHING

1. ACCURACY VS FLUENCY ACTIVITIES

1.1. both can be used in a balanced way

1.1.1. ACCURACY ACTIVITIES

1.1.1.1. This kind of activities focused on creating correct examples of language use

1.1.2. FLUENCY ACTIVITIES

1.1.2.1. Are activities where the learners:

1.1.2.1.1. must negociate meaning

1.1.2.1.2. use communication strategies

1.1.2.1.3. correct by themselves misunderstandings

2. MECHANICAL, MEANINGFUL, AND COMMUNICATIVE PRACTICE

2.1. MECHANICAL PRACTICE

2.1.1. Are controlled activities where learners can develop the exercises succesfully without understanding the language

2.2. MEANINGFUL PRACTICE

2.2.1. Are activities where language is controlled but learners make meaninful choices

2.3. COMMUNICATIVE PRACTICE

2.3.1. Are activities where language practice is practiced in a real communicative context

2.3.2. Real information is exchanged

3. INFORMATION-GAPS ACTIVITIES

3.1. Are activities where the learner has to communicate to get information that he/she doesn't have

4. JIG-SAW ACTIVITIES

4.1. Are activities where the group is divided in two

4.1.1. Each group has part of the information needed to complete an activity

5. OTHER ACTIVITIES

5.1. Task completion activities

5.2. Information gathering activities

5.3. Opinion-sharing activities

5.4. Information-transfer activities

5.5. Reasoning-gap activities

5.6. Role plays