Lesson Plan – Cooperative Learning on Introduction (Grade X)

For grade ten teaching activities (second meeting on Introduction):

Class meetings, Topics, and Tasks

  1. Topics: Introduction

Learning Method: Three-steps interview

Activities:

  • Motivation to be brave and think creative in our life. Show the examples that life is never flat.
  • Ask the students to make groups of four people (student A, B, C, and D).
  • Teacher asks the students to list the questions which they have asked to the teacher in the last meeting for examples on: Continue reading

Lesson Plan Listening and Speaking – How to Speak English Fluently (additional material for grade XII)

Grade twelve – teaching activities:

Class meetings, Topics, and Tasks

  1. Topic: How to speak English fluently

Activities:

  • Motivation of why we should listen to some English Native sources to improve our speaking skill. e.g. Listening music, Watching English film and et.
  • Reminding the students that they will get listening test in their final examination.
  • Ask the students to find a video on YouTube about “how to speak English fluently”.
  • Asking the students to make groups of four people in order to get 4 different videos to discuss in one group.
  • Ask the students to discuss and tell what they get from the video to other students in group. Continue reading

Lesson Plan Reading and Writing – How to Learn English (additional material for grade XII)

Grade twelve – teaching activities:

Class meetings, Topics, and Tasks

  1. Topic: How to learn English effectively

Activities:

  • Motivation of why we need to do something special if we want to be someone special.
  • Motivation to Listen and read a lot in English form independently.
  • Ask the students to find an article on the internet about “how to learn English easily, effectively or others”.
  • Asking the students to make groups of four people in order to get 4 different articles  to discuss in one group.
  • Ask the students to discuss and tell what they get from the article to other students in group. Continue reading

Lesson Plan – Narrative (Senior High School)

Class meetings, Topics, and Tasks

Topics:

Teaching Narrative (reading and Writing Cycle)

Activities:

– Apperception of Narrative Text and recall the students’ knowledge on that material.

– Asking the students to find out what the purpose of narrative is, Generic structures, and language features of the text.

– Giving an example of a Narrative Text.

– Ask the students to discuss in group of four persons. The discussion focuses on the generic structure and the characteristics of the characters told in the story. Continue reading

Lesson Plan – Pronunciation

Class meetings, Topics, and Tasks

Topics:

Pronunciation

Activities:

– Apperception why pronunciation is much important in English speaking.

– Mispronunciation can bring the listener misunderstood of what we say or even our speaking will not be understood.

– Compare to Javanese word such as the word “lara” which is pronounced differently to the vowel /a/ like other Javanese word.

– Giving some examples how to differentiate the words below: Continue reading

How introduce Yourself formally or at Job interview

Today, I am going to teach Vocational High school in the first time. It becomes problematic for me since I used to teach Senior High School in general and I’ve never teach Vocational High School. Therefore I planned this to overcome the problem. As the first meeting, I usually set my students to deal with the introductions. Because they are in the twelve grade, they will leave their school soon. Thus I plan to give the formal introduction or the introduction when my students at a job interview.

These are the useful links which may assist you better to help:

http://www.englishforums.com/English/HowIntroduceMyselfInterview/dgnvq/post.htm

http://in.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071120015041AATbVAn

http://www.ehow.com/how_2030877_properly-introduce-yourself.html

http://www.introducingyourself.com/introducing-yourself-at-job-interviews

http://iaomas1.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=general&action=print&thread=129

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/howto/how_to_071226_introductions_formal.pdf

http://www.introducingyourself.com/introduce-yourself

http://www.introducingyourself.com/introducing-yourself-in-english-professionally-formally

http://www.eslgold.com/speaking/ss_introducing_self.html

http://www.words300.com/ebooks/100waystosayit.pdf –> Best

http://www.wikihow.com/Introduce-Yourself

http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/how-to-introduce-yourself-4490.html

http://www.brighthub.com/office/career-planning/articles/100769.aspx

http://www.ilc.cuhk.edu.hk/english/resource/job_interview-willes_revised_13.pdf

http://www.introducingyourself.com/introducing-yourself-in-job-interviews

Have a nice reading!

Effective reading will gain the effective writing!!!

Lists of useful Links (how to learn English)

Clues to search How to learn English: tips, ways, easily, effectively, fluently, how to learn English, method, and mistake in English Learning. Here some links which can assist you:

http://edufire.com/content/articles/322-10-tips-to-learn-english-quickly

http://www.englishforums.com/English/7TipsSpeakingEnglishFluently/wbjxk/post.htm

http://www.indiahowto.com/tips-speaking-english-fluently.html

http://www.ehow.com/way_5491292_tips-speak-fluent-english.html

http://fastest-english.blogspot.com/2010/08/7-tips-to-speak-english-fluently.html

http://www.english-at-home.com/speaking/how-to-practise-your-english-speaking/

http://www.antimoon.com/how/howtolearn.htm

http://www.ecenglish.com/101-ways-to-learn-english

http://www.world-english.org/how_to_learn_english.htm

http://www.soon.org.uk/page24.htm

http://effortlessenglishclub.com/top-5-english-learning-mistakes –> best

http://claritaslux.com/blog/mistakes-in-learning-english/ –> best

http://www.antimoon.com/how/mistakes-in-learning.htm –> best

http://www.englishclub.com/learn-english/learn-english-how.htm