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Learning Languages at Elementary Level 2 – Skills Associated with Language Learning

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Unit 4 Listening and Speaking

  • 4.0 Introduction
  • 4.1 Learning Objectives
  • 4.2 Listening and speaking
  • 4.2.1 What is listening?
  • 4.2.2 What is speaking?
  • 4.3 Need for dialogue in the classroom
  • 4.4 How can we provide opportunities of listening and speaking in a classroom?
  • 4.4.1 Children’s song/ poem / Listening and Singing Poems
  • 4.4.2 Pictures
  • 4.4.3 Story telling
  • 4.4.4 Play/theater
  • 4.4.5 Co-curricular activities
  • 4.5 Accuracy vs. fluency
  • 4.6 Let Us Sum Up
  • 4.7 Suggested Readings and References
  • 4.8 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 5 Reading

  • 5.0 Introduction
  • 5.1 Learning Objectives
  • 5.2 What does reading mean?
  • 5.3. Why is it important to be able to read?/ The importance of being able to read
  • 5.4 The methods or techniques of teaching how to read
  • 5.4.1 The current methods of teaching how to read and the shortcomings.
  • 5.4.2 Enablers for learning to read.
  • 5.4.3. What can we do to teach reading?
  • 5.4.4 Some activities
  • 5.5 Inter-relationship of reading and writing
  • 5.6 Let Us Sum Up
  • 5.7 Suggested Readings and References
  • 5.8 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 6 Writing

  • 6.0 Introduction
  • 6.1 Learning Objectives
  • 6.2 What does writing mean?
  • 6.3 Beginning to write
  • 6.3.1 Fine motor skills
  • 6.3.2 Practicing letters, words and sentences
  • 6.4 Elements of good handwriting
  • 6.4.1 Legible vs. good handwriting
  • 6.4.2 Helping children to develop a good handwriting
  • 6.4.3 Handwriting and personality
  • 6.4.4 Handwriting as an indicator of dyslexia and other disabilities
  • 6.5 Characteristics of good writing
  • 6.5.1 Grammatically correct language
  • 6.5.2 Keeps the reader in mind, lucidity and brevity
  • 6.5.3 Simple vs. flowery language
  • 6.6 Developing writing skills in lower classes
  • 6.7 Higher forms of writing
  • 6.8 Let Us Sum Up
  • 6.9 Model answers to Check Your Progress
  • 6.10 Suggested Readings and References
  • 6.11 Unit-End Exercises

This study material was originally published on the National Institute of Open Schooling – NIOS website as part of the study material for the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.


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