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The structure of teacher talk

by John Sinclair

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Published by English Language Research in Birmingham, England .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Sinclair
SeriesDiscourse analysis monograph -- no. 15
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP53 .S56 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24402753M
ISBN 100704410613
ISBN 109780704410619
OCLC/WorldCa24553598

2 Unfortunate Teacher Talk Types! • Have you increased awareness of these habits in a useful way?! 3 Student Talk and Presentations! • Will you try presentations in small groups?! 1 Teacher Talk Time! • Do you have new insight into how much you talk in class, when, and why?! Take Poll 9! In this video, we will talk about Actor System and the structure for actors to understand the actor relationships better. - Discussing hierarchical structure for Actors - Discussing Actor System - Introducing the Actor System component.

  STRUCTURE IN NUMBERS: A. The order (or disorder) of Numbers is often considered to be a difficulty for many in interpreting the book B. Wenham offers several suggestions for understanding the literary structure of this book: 1. The mixture of law and narrative is designed to remind the readers that saving history concerns everyone. teacher-talk schema that may serve to ameliorate instruc tion. Teacher Talk: A Summary Analysis of Effective Teachers' Discourse During Primary Literacy Lessons Of the many activities occurring in elementary class rooms, there is a preponderance of talk. Teachers do much of the talking that takes place in learning environments.

implies a “teachers initiate - the students respond - teachers feedback” structure (Sinclair & Coulthard, ). As identified by this framework, teachers’ utterances are often twice as many as utterances made by students (Allwright & Bailey, ). Using TT, the teacher passes on . "Teacher Book Talks" As a Professional Development Tool Each week, Instant Meeting presents an idea or activity that you might use to make staff meetings more interesting, teacher-centered, educational, or fun. Brief Description/Purpose Teachers in many schools are gathering in groups large and small to read, discuss, reflect on, and learn from books that open their eyes to inspiration and new.


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Structured Student Talk Research-based Rationale comments are typically limited to brief utterances in response to teacher questions. The teacher asks a question, Point out that lesson’s language structure again. First we hear/read the prompt and think about what we will say.

The teacher talk that promotes the facilitation of classroom interaction is therefore called communicative. The teacher talk includes, for example, the kind of questions they ask, the speech, modifications they make when talking to learners, and the way they react to students errors.

Features of Communicative Teacher Talk If we pursue real. Teacher talk studies began to evolve partly because of Krashen and Terrell (), who argued that teacher talk is a vital source of comprehensible input in the second/foreign language classroom.

Descriptive studies Weche and Ready () conducted a well-known descriptive study which it was an attempt to discover and describe the common Cited by: 5. For example, Lingard, Hayes, and Mills () noted that in classrooms with higher numbers of students living in poverty, teachers talk more and students talk less.

We also know that English language learners in many classrooms are asked easier questions or no questions at all and thus rarely have to talk in the classroom (Guan Eng Ho, ). Another teacher taught method is the use of signpost expressions, which referred to transitional words or phrases that help guide a learner's attention to the form of structure of an utterance.

A signpost is the signal word or phrase such as, first, or also, or for example. Students will always talk about what they can or cannot get away within a particular teacher’s class. Veteran teachers who are structured find it increasingly easier over the years to continue to be structured because they have that reputation.

Students come into their classrooms knowing what to expect, making the teachers' work much easier. A book talk is successful when the audience has questions. A book talk should be short. Aim for between one and five minutes, depending on your audience.

No two book talks should sound the same. Bring your own personality and voice to the book talk and encourage students to do the same. Teacher Talk Examples – Primary & Elementary School Primary School — Risk There is a boy in my class who is really struggling with addition.

He is relatively shy and is definitely timid. There is no way that he wants to be made fun of for making a mistake. teacher talk makes up around 70% of classroom language (Cook, ;Chaudron, ; Zhao Xiaohong, ).Teachers pass on knowledge and skills, organize teaching activities and help students practice through teacher talk.

In English classrooms, teachers ’language is not only the object of the course, but also the medium to achieve. Thus, effective interactive read alouds include a systematic approach that incorporates teachers' modeling of higher-level thinking, asking thoughtful questions calling for analytic talk, prompting children to recall a story in some way within a reasonable time frame, reading a single book repeatedly, and reading books related by topic.

Researchers have found that teachers dominate classroom talk. For example, Lingard, Hayes, and Mills () noted that in classrooms with higher numbers of students living in poverty, teachers talk more and students talk less.

We also know that English language learners in many classrooms are asked easier questions or. In the first of a two-part series, Julietta Schoenmann, a teacher and teacher trainer, presents the benefits of using a Teacher’s Book to help plan and execute your note, this article contains references to the New English File Teacher’s Book series.

Do you remember when you first started teaching. Were you like me and treated your teacher’s book like a bible – the all. Many training courses based on CLT insisted that teacher talking time (TTT) was counterproductive and that teachers should reduce TTT for a number of reasons: Excessive TTT limits the amount of STT (student talking time).

If the teacher talks for half the time in a 60 minute lesson with 15 students, each student gets only 2 minutes to speak. the most commonly occurring exchange structure in any classroom: • It enables us to understand the special nature of classroom interaction.

• It enables us to understand why teachers talk so much more than learners: For every utterance made by a learner (R), teachers typically make two (I, F).

Ahlquist says instead of grouping students together based on their reading levels, she forms small groups based on aspects of the book that interest them, such as a time period or a particular character. ’s talk. The readings and the note taking are preparing you and your students to talk about the text.

Teacher-talk in the language class The Myth of the Silent Teacher [Robert O'Neill - IATEFL April ] (Ellis, by the way, answers the question himself later in his book. The 'high quantity of input' occurs through interaction between teacher and learner or teacher and class.) When new vocabulary or structure is taught, typical examples.

A literature circle is equivalent for young people of an adult book club, but with greater structure, expectation and aim is to encourage thoughtful discussion and a love of reading in young people.

The intent of literature circles is "to allow students to practice and develop the skills and strategies of good readers" (DaLie, ). A lot of teacher books have great ideas, but are often challenging to implement, especially if you don't spend hours and hours adapting the ideas.

This book, however, is incredibly simple to implement in the classroom, and most ideas can be used immediately instead of waiting until the next semester or next school s: 4.

One way to structure a lesson so that all language domains are incorporated is through Talk, Read, Talk, Write (TRTW). This process develops literacy skills while teaching content knowledge. In this process, ELs read, write, and talk to develop a stronger command of language.

Research Says. The research about creating a language-rich classroom is highlighted below. Suzy Kaback, a fifth-grade teacher in Holden, Maine, uses an "All About Us" bulletin board to prompt rich talk among students.

Each week, during the first month of school, students bring in objects that are important to them, post them on the board, and discuss them. Most of the research on teacher talk mainly focus on its features and teacher talk has many kinds of features.

One of the major features is its being facilitator. Facilitator talk is an alternative to the teacher-fronted classroom (Clifton, ). According to Cullen (), another important feature is supportive teacher talk.For example, a kindergarten teacher might ask a student to read a familiar book to three adults, a 6th grade science teacher might ask a student to predict the outcome of a lab based on the previous three experiments, and a high school art teacher might ask a student to.

The teacher provides them with a common text at their instructional level, introduces the book, and points out important text features, tricky vocabulary, or essential story elements. She then listens in as students read the book to themselves.