Conversation Strategies: Pair and Group Activities for Developing Communicative Competence [David Kehe;Peggy Dustin Kehe, Raymond C. Clark, Andrew. David Kehe is the author of Conversation Strategies ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 1 review, published ), Discussion Strategies ( avg rating, 6 rat. Conversation Strategies: Pair and Group Activities for Developing Communicative Competence. Kehe, David; Kehe, Peggy Dustin. The guide is designed for.

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I’d recommend this book as a resource for developing one’s own lessons using the strategies and activities they suggest and adapting them to the needs and interests of students.

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I concersation this as a companion to a task based approach to language teaching and it works wonders. All instructors think that their subjects are the most important and interesting in the world, so if you can use expressions like these in your papers, they will think that you are very intelligent because you like their subject.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Following that the students do a variety of pairs-work activities. David Kehe has taught ESL for over 35 years in four countries. The work is enjoyable for students and teacher. This book fit her needs perfectly. One day, I decided to put students in pairs Student A and Student B and gave half the prompts to Students A and the other half to Student B, strategifs I hoped would greatly increase the kehd of practice each student would get.


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Former students who read this told me that the information helped them understand the behavior of their foreign roommates and classmates and even the people in their own culture better.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Each activity has three parts: What are Conversation Strategies?

As time passed, I began to wonder whether students were really internalizing anything or not. To develop strategic competence, students must learn the words, phrases, and conventions used as two speakers engage in the active give-and-take of conversation.

Conversation Strategies : 29 Pair and Group Activities for Developing Competence

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Return to the Pro Lingua Home Page. Intermediate, Primary to Adult. They are skills that supplement the linguistic and sociolinguistic skills most cknversation focus on: I highly recommend it.

Do you have a dog? These are the strategies we use to get more information, make comparisons, correct someone politely, agree and disagree, summarize, share information, and make decisions in conversqtion business meeting. I use this book and “Discussion Strategies” in conjunction with “Conversation Strategies”.

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Also, he made me aware of the importance of the affective filter in language learning. The night before I tried this new exercise, I had trouble sleeping because I had no idea if it would work. Some I had used only once, but from each one I had learned valuable lessons that can come only from writing and then using exercises with students. Each fun, student-centered activity begins with controlled language and moves to open, imaginative exchanges.


Students also practice polite forms, rejoinders, clarifications, follow-up questions, getting a response, expressing probability, interrupting, and avoiding conversation killers. I highly recommend getting both of them.

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And I was able to re-use that exercise several times after that. Since that day, I rediscovered the tremendous value this provides in motivating students, and now I see it every day in the response my students have after I explain to them why we are going to do certain exercises. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Read reviews that mention highly recommend conversation english kehd class esl teacher teaching activities efl learning resource intermediate language level advanced.