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Fluency MC

Fluency MC

MA TESOL

Male |NEW YORK, United States

Teaching vocabulary chunks through action songs

5 Aug

2013 08:00 AM (CST)

This class ran for 88 minutes

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About the class

About the class

This webinar is hosted in English

Charles Goodger will be our presenter. Please answer these questions for his Pre-class assignment HERE in the comments on the CLASS PAGE.

1. What is PMA?

(a) Positive Mental Activity
(b) Permanent Memory Acquisition
(c) Practical Music Actions

2. Have you heard of a "presentative" action song? If so can you define what it is?


3. What is TPR?

(a) Total Physical Response
(b) Teaching Pace Regime
(c) Time Practice Rotation

4. Some teachers say action songs are only suitable for pre-teen learners of English. Do you agree?

5. Do you know what an earworm tune is?

6. How often do kids in your school perform songs in English in front of their parents?
(a) Once or twice a year
(b) Often – at least once every three months
(c) Never

About the Host

Fluency MC

Fluency MC

MA TESOL
NEW YORK, United States

Jason R Levine (Fluency MC) has eighteen years of experience as an English teacher, teacher trainer, and materials writer. He has led student workshops and teacher training programs in sixteen countries in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East.

After earning a master’s in TESOL from Hunter College in 1999, Jason taught at several schools before becoming the director of curriculum development at Embassy English. In 2002, he co-founded a business English and test preparation school in New York City.

Jason conducts workshops for English students and teachers worldwide through Oremis Plaisir d’apprendre, Gallery Languages, and the U.S. Department of State.
He is the creator of the English Workout Method, an approach to English language learning based on the songs he writes and performs as Fluency MC. He also writes for Oxford University Press and works as a trainer and consultant at Linguaid. In 2013, he created and launched ELT Techniques, the first live MOOC for English language teachers.

Jason maintains the Fluency MC YouTube channel, Facebook page, and Twitter and Instagram accounts. He is an active administrator of many Facebook groups for English language teachers and learners, including Innovative Teachers of English, Teachers Teaching Online, Fluency MC Workshops in France and Belgium, and Gallery Languages Rhyme On Time Workshops.

Please contact Jason through his website: www.fluencymc.com

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