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IATEFL 2014: Linguistic landscapes, lexical sets, and recording students

18 Apr

The next series of sketchnotes from the 2014 IATEFL conference in Harrogate is in fact a set of 3 different talks: “Linguistic landscapes” by Stephen Greene, “Lexical sets, texts, and vocabulary choice” by Andrew Walkley, and “Recording students to raise awareness of pronunciation strengths and weaknesses” by Lesley Curnick. All of the talks provided practical ideas: ways to get students noticing and questioning language around them in the real world, ways to help them manage and acquire vocabulary in texts, and techniques to help learners become aware of their own issues in pronunciation.

Linguistic landscapes by Stephen Greene

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Lexical sets, texts, and vocabulary choice by Andrew Walkley

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Recording students to raise awareness of pronunciation strengths and weaknesses by Lesley Curnick

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If you’re interested in materials writing, you may find the notes from the IATEFL Materials Writing SIG pre-conference event useful:

And if you want to try your hand at sketchnoting (and who doesn’t??), the post “For those of you wondering about sketchnotes at IATEFL 2014…” may help you get started! Have fun!

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3 responses to “IATEFL 2014: Linguistic landscapes, lexical sets, and recording students

  1. Halina Maria

    April 19, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    Reblogged this on ostankowicz and commented:
    Excellent material

     
  2. Maria Theologidou

    April 22, 2014 at 8:37 pm

    I have to admit I was so absorbed in the beauty of your notes that I had to go through the notes again to see what the talks were about. Sketchnotes should definitely be included future Pecha Kucha sessions!

     
  3. Andrew Walkley

    April 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    Thank you for posting. It makes my talk look very attractive – quite an achievement!

     

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