ICESI / ENGLISH / LEVEL II / BROCHURE PLACE OF THE CITY


Proyecto

ICESI / ENGLISH / LEVEL II / BROCHURE PLACE OF THE CITY


Materia: Lengua Extranjera - Inglés

Edad sugerida para el desarrollo de la actividad: 16-17+

Descripción

Through this project, the students integrate their writing, reading, research, grammar and vocabulary skills in a single final result that is a brochure that presents a place in their city. With paragraph-by-paragraph writing, students learn to develop an article and use the vocabulary in context while making evident the grammatical theme have learnt. With the reading of the finished articles and an additional activity to check the effectiveness of the reading, the students learn to focus their attention on the important points of each article, since they have done something similar. With the surveys, they are forced to practice their English with other people and to take it out of classrooms. With the brochure, they condense all what they have learnt into a product.

Objetivos

General: To produce a brochure about a place in Cali   Specific objectives: To write an article that includes all the grammar topics To practice a few reading strategies To talk with other English learners about some famous places in Cali To carry out a show case To evaluate your learning with your classmates

Duración

Sesión 1: 2 hours 
Sesión 2: 2 hours 
Sesión 3: 2 hours 
Sesión 4: 2 hours 
Sesión 5:
Sesión 6: 2 hours 
Sesión 7: 2 hours 

Recursos

Requisitos

Students must know the vocabulary of travel and transport.  Students must visit the places they chose to do the brochure 

Herramientas

  • Procesadores de texto
  • Imágenes
  • Fotografía
  • Blogs

Actividad de clase

Propósito

Actividad 1: 1.A. Vocabulary in context: Have students understand the vocabulary given in units 7 and 9 from the book Speak Out 1 1.B. Choosing a place in Cali: Have teams select a famous place in Cali to speak about it the following classes 1.B. Explaining the steps to write a paragraph: make teams write a description of the chosen place while using the just learned vocabulary 1.C. Homework: Bring a description with photos, things to do, transportation, adjectives

Duración

2 hours 

Actividad Docente

The teacher explains the main topic in each session as usual; then reminds students what to take in account when they write a paragraph and lets them work by themselves. The student-centered strategy is important to make them produce and feel confident to ask the teacher whatever they want to clarify.

Actividad Estudiante

Students use all the topics in context while producing the texts They search about something that is familiar to them They recreate their articles while producing a brochure They apply all the skills during the process 

Propósito

Actividad 2: 2.A. Explaining the uses of the articles A-AN-THE-No article 2.B. Identifying means of Transportation 2.C. Explaining how to write an article: Main idea – Supporting ideas – Conclusion 2.D. Homework: Have teams correct the first paragraph focusing on the uses of the articles and to write another one telling how to get to the chosen places. They should include maps giving directions.

Duración

2 hours 

Actividad Docente

Actividad Estudiante

Propósito

Actividad 3 and 4: 3.A. Explaining comparatives and Superlatives 3.B. Writing a new paragraph comparing different topics of their places such as restaurants in the place, transportation, similar places in Cali, etc.

Duración

2 hours 

Actividad Docente

Actividad Estudiante

Propósito

Actividad 5: 5.A. Explaining the Modal Can and the modal like Have To 5.B. Writing a paragraph telling what to do and not to do in their places

Duración

2 hours 

Actividad Docente

Actividad Estudiante

Propósito

Actividad 6: 6.A. Preparing questionnaires for the polls 6.B. Interviewing other learners 6.C. Summarizing the information

Duración

Actividad Docente

Actividad Estudiante

Propósito

Actividad 7: 7.A. Producing the brochures as homework  

Duración

2 hours 

Actividad Docente

Actividad Estudiante

Propósito

Actividad 8: 8.A. Show case: Have teams present their tasks 8.B. Feedback: Have the other teams ask questions about the brochures The teacher grades the task

Duración

2 hours 

Actividad Docente

Actividad Estudiante

Propósito

Duración

Actividad Docente

Actividad Estudiante

Evaluación

Writing task  25% Reading task – in groups 10%  Interview  25% Broshure 25%  Oral presentation 15% 

Notas

Universidad Icesi 

Créditos
autor

Autor: Juan Manuel Aragon