Spoken Language Transcripts
Sep12

Spoken Language Transcripts

Today we will be exploring live spoken conversation – and generating our own transcripts. Watch this short video excerpt (from the film “FIT”) and try to write your own transcript of the conversation.   SAMPLE TRANSCRIPT: GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (405:Method Not...

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Extended Writing – Practice Examination Task Outline
Feb06

Extended Writing – Practice Examination Task Outline

Monday’s examination slot is being used as an opportunity for you to practice writing a controlled assessment style essay. Attached to this post is the task outline which should allow you to prepare yourself for this session. Your practice essay will be marked and you’ll be able to use this feedback to support your formal assessment next term. To prepare: Write a bullet point outline of the structure you’re going to...

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Of Mice and Men – Advanced Quotation Strategies
Feb04

Of Mice and Men – Advanced Quotation Strategies

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Spoken Language Study: Structure
Oct16

Spoken Language Study: Structure

As part of our preparation for the Spoken Language Study, we’ve been exploring the idea of structuring extended answers. The attached image is the result of an exercise where everyone was given these paragraph starters in a randomised order, and they had to select an order and justify why they chose...

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Homework: Perfect Paragraph
Oct02

Homework: Perfect Paragraph

As our lesson was interrupted by a fire alarm on Wednesday, this “Perfect Paragraph” exercise is now due on Friday. That task is simple: Follow the instructions in your book to improve your existing paragraph on the features of language typical of spoken conversations. This is due on Friday

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