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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Good product, as expected. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Each fun, student-centered activity begins with controlled language and moves to open, imaginative exchanges.

Conversation Strategies : 29 Pair and Group Activities for Developing Competence

This book helps take the load off of the teacher. The overall approach and activities suggested, though, have worked very well for me. Not until I truly became comfortable with my command of grammar did I feel like a competent ESL instructor.

Easy to use in any intermediate level class. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. What are Conversation Strategies? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Pro Lingua Associates; 2 edition August 1, Language: Showing of 11 ztrategies. This was a transformative experience for me. 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. All instructors think that their subjects are the most important and interesting in the world, so if you can ekhe expressions like these in your papers, they will think that you are very intelligent because you like strategiws subject.


The book also gives ideas, activities, and worksheets for teaching and learning the topics. Do you like coffee? ESL students are aware that they are creating an impression on the readers of their written work through their control of grammar. 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 a business meeting.

Unfortunately, I find many people these days coming out of ESL teacher-training programs and grad schools with little understanding of basic grammar. Beyond Everyday Conversation Paperback. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

These books are not the text books for my class, but I use the material in the two books to help my students effectively create their own little conversations with each other and learn how to communicate effectively through asking and answering questions.

Student A 1 Hi. The activity was a controlled dialog, in which students listen to their partners and then choose the correct response from pair of choices.

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I remember specifically two students, Atsuko and Yumi, laughing and even extending their conversation, something previously unheard of in my conversation classes. Return to the Pro Lingua Home Page.

A lot of students seem confused about when to use commas. I found this book very useful for teaching the skills for making and maintaining or stopping a conversation.

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Also, he made me aware of the importance of the affective filter in language learning. This book fit her needs perfectly. The games can be easily adapted to content and student level.


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I use this book and “Discussion Strategies” in conjunction with “Conversation Strategies”. I highly recommend getting both of them.

Get to Know Converation. They are techniques that help the speaker and listener keep a conversation going to its natural and desired conclusion. Customers who bought this item also bought. 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.

To my relief, it worked like magic; everyone was engaged and energized. Although some of those activities ended up being published, I would not tell my younger self about that.

Each activity has three parts: Following that the students do a variety of pairs-work activities. It was something like this: Intermediate, Primary to Adult. The work is enjoyable for students and teacher. As time passed, I began to wonder whether students were really internalizing anything or not. Also, this book is great for corners, when you sit around and just speak English: