MATSOL 2013 Conference: Online Program

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Exploring the talk of TEDTalks for the classroom
Fri May 3 2013, 3:30pm–4:15pm, 5 Wayland (100)
Session Abstract

How can teachers identify the important and interesting aspects of an audio or video piece for classroom instruction? Using a TEDtalk as an exmaple, this presentation provides a simple framework for going beyond comprehension questions to explore discourse structure, pronunciation, and pragmatics, and to create activities to help learners develop better listening skills and strategies.

Session Type

Interactive Workshop (90 or 105 minutes)

Audience: Educators in...

General Interest

Topic Strand

Teaching Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

Lead Presenter
Helen Solorzano, MATSOL