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Teaching Elementary ESOL Students through the Silent Period

by Jeffrey Chandler, Arleen Folorunsho, Mae Wlazlinski | 27 Apr 2017
Resource Description: Activities for newcomers to assist through the silent period and beyond. This activity was presented ​at the 2018 TESOL convention, Seattle, Washington.
Audience: Elementary
Audience Language Proficiency: Beginner
Duration: varies
Objective(s): Elementary students that are Level 1 ​or 2 adjusting to the culture and language will engage in lessons that focus on developing social interaction and the speaking domain through activities.
Activity Description: The activities incorporates music, lyrics, cloze procedure, word banks, vocabulary building and trust building interaction.
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TESOL Interest Section: Elementary Education