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TED AS TRENDS IN ENGLISH TO DEBATE

Yıl 2018, Cilt 4, Sayı 12, 293 - 297, 28.12.2018

Öz

Nowadays, with lots of good course books with engaging contents and up-to-date digital resources, do teachers need to create materials of their own? The answer is certainly yes as teachers need to tailor the syllabus to the needs of the class. The best way is to use authentic materials such as newspapers, magazines, videos, even leaflets. Video is undoubtedly the most powerful medium in teaching as it grabs students' attention and sparks curiosity. TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, is a non-profit organization, which runs conferences of different types with the most interesting people as speakers sharing cutting-edge ideas. It is a great source for teachers of English as they can easily find a talk to lead in or round off the topic in the course book. However, English language teachers do not need only ideas to inspire the class, but first of all they look for new vocabulary and examples of grammar patterns studied to enhance their students’ command of English. They choose the items which seem beneficial. Here the problem arises as speakers at TED are from all over the world and may be non-native speakers as well as the majority of educators are non-natives and teach English in EFL and ESL classrooms. Either of them use the vocabulary of their choice but the frequency of usage may be low. As for the grammar one can find examples which are different from classical grammar of English. Whether we should consider such cases as a new trend in English is debatable. On the other hand, this is the way how a language changes. The paper gives examples of difficult cases and may be interesting for a wide audience. 

Kaynakça

  • Gebhard Jerry G. Teaching English as a Foreign Language: A Teacher Self Development and Methodology Guide. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1996. – Р. 51. Hewings, Martin. (2013). Advanced Grammar In Use. 3rd Edition. Cambridge University Press. p.94. Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, (2007), New Edition. Murphy, Raymond. (1991). English Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press.p.148. Revina, Elena. (2015) The Usage of Authentic Video Materials in Language Teaching. Ispolzovanie autentichnih materialov v protsesse obucheniya inostrannomu yaziku. Vestnik of Samara State Technical University, N4, (28), UDC 378.147, p.99. Semenovskaya, Maria. (2016). Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on ESP/EAP/EMI in the Context of Higher Education Internationalization, Moscow. ISBN 9785906953285 p.120. https://corpus.byu.edu/coca/ https://www.macmillandictionary.com/ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228740371_Text_and_task_authenticity_in_the_EFL_classroom https://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_senior_for_parents_happiness_is_a_very_high_bar http://www.ted.com/talks/kathryn_schulz_don_t_regret_regret https://www.ted.com/talks/matt_cutts_try_something_new_for_30_days https://www.ted.com/talks/nilofer_merchant_got_a_meeting_take_a_walk https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_st_john_s_8_secrets_of_success

Yıl 2018, Cilt 4, Sayı 12, 293 - 297, 28.12.2018

Öz

Kaynakça

  • Gebhard Jerry G. Teaching English as a Foreign Language: A Teacher Self Development and Methodology Guide. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1996. – Р. 51. Hewings, Martin. (2013). Advanced Grammar In Use. 3rd Edition. Cambridge University Press. p.94. Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, (2007), New Edition. Murphy, Raymond. (1991). English Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press.p.148. Revina, Elena. (2015) The Usage of Authentic Video Materials in Language Teaching. Ispolzovanie autentichnih materialov v protsesse obucheniya inostrannomu yaziku. Vestnik of Samara State Technical University, N4, (28), UDC 378.147, p.99. Semenovskaya, Maria. (2016). Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on ESP/EAP/EMI in the Context of Higher Education Internationalization, Moscow. ISBN 9785906953285 p.120. https://corpus.byu.edu/coca/ https://www.macmillandictionary.com/ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228740371_Text_and_task_authenticity_in_the_EFL_classroom https://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_senior_for_parents_happiness_is_a_very_high_bar http://www.ted.com/talks/kathryn_schulz_don_t_regret_regret https://www.ted.com/talks/matt_cutts_try_something_new_for_30_days https://www.ted.com/talks/nilofer_merchant_got_a_meeting_take_a_walk https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_st_john_s_8_secrets_of_success

Ayrıntılar

Birincil Dil İngilizce
Konular Sosyal
Bölüm Makaleler
Yazarlar

Maria SEMENOVSKAYA
Russian Federation


Anna GORNOSTAEVA
Russian Federation

Yayımlanma Tarihi 28 Aralık 2018
Başvuru Tarihi 3 Kasım 2018
Kabul Tarihi 1 Ocak 2019
Yayınlandığı Sayı Yıl 2018, Cilt 4, Sayı 12

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