Conditionals and Reported Speech - The First Conditional

 

The first conditional is used for likely results of possible future situations, as well as promises, threats, warnings or back-up plans. This video is specifically aimed at teaching the first conditional in an ESL setting.


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Unit 7 review Teaching a new language Vocabulary, grammar and functions The unit starts with a clear focus, four things the teacher has to take in consideration to teach the new languag.
Which are: 1- Be exposed to i.
This is very import for me because, in Panama, most teachers tend to translate to Spanish for their students, that won?t allow the student to be exposed to the language, especially if the teacher is the only source of ?live? Englis.
2- Understand its meanin.
3- How it is constructed 4- Be able to produce i.
Giving the student ?real? situation in which they can apply or produce the languag.
Teaching vocabulary: Reasons why vocabulary could be either easy or hard for students to learn: 1- Similarity to their native languag.
2- Spelling and pronunciatio.
3- Similarity to other words already known in Englis.
4- Appropriac.
The most common technique for teaching vocabulary would be the ESA straight arrow metho.
I?ll tell how did I apply this method with my student.
E Mimes and actions S Crosswords A Simulating It really helped me while teaching nouns such as; teacher, doctor, taxi driver, et.
Grammatical structures: As a teacher I should always make sure that students comprehend: 1-Meaning 2-How and when to use it 3-Spoken and written form The most common technique for this kind of ESA lessons is the patchwor.
Personally, I still have to try this metho.
Language functions: This include areas like agreeing, disagreeing, inviting, refusing, offering, suggesting, and other.
For these kind of lessons the teacher needs to explain if the language in use is formal, informal or technica.
The suggested method for this lesson is the Boomeran.
I personally used this method with children while teaching about ?greetings? E Mimics A students started greeting each other S how it is written and properly using worksheets A made some groups and they could get to greet each other formally and informall.
I found again that the lesson was very practical and it?s getting easier to follow the ESA teaching patter.



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