Using Deliberative Techniques in the English as a Foreign Language Classroom: A Manual for Teachers of Advanced Level Students

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IDEA, 2008 - 179 pages
The second volume in IDEA's Deliberating Across the Curriculum series, Using Deliberative Techniques to Teach Financial Literacy is written for busy teachers who want to bring innovation and participatory teaching techniques into their classroom. Using the methodologies of debate, role plays, simulations, and presentations, teachers can teach essential financial literacy objectives to secondary level students. By using these highly interactive and engaging methodologies, students are taught the basic concepts of financial management through hands-on activities that puts them in the role of saver, investor, and financial planner. The first book in this series, Using Deliberative Techniques in the English as a Second Language Classroom, was published earlier in 2007.

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Contents

Deliberative Education
5
Introduction to Speeches and Presentations
11
1 The Attributes of Speech
13
2 One Less Letter
19
3 Build a Story
23
4 Christmas Around the World
31
5 Greetings Venutians
43
6 The Storytellers
47
12 Flow of a Debate
97
Introduction to Role Plays and Simulations
101
13 Getting to Know You
103
14 What Am I?
109
15 You Oughta Be in Pictures
113
16 Cultural Lessons
117
17 At the Improv
129
18 Panel of Experts
135

Introduction to Debate
59
7 Introduction to Debate
61
8 MiniDebates
67
9 Open Forum
83
10 Corner Debates
87
11 Debate Auditions
91
19 Write Read Action
143
20 Session of the Security Council
151
Student Evaluation
159
Glossary
169
Resources
177
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