Silence - From individual to partner work - Mono-lingual approach on the web-site for teachers and learners of English as a secondary language from a German point of view
Ruhe - Einzelarbeit
- Partnerarbeit - Einsprachigkeit
1. Silence and quietness
Everybody is like this ball: complete
- round - alone - separated
2. Listen to yourself, look into yourself,
touch your heart and find the middle of yourself.
- but it sounds.
You can listen to yourself when
you are quiet and silent.
i.e. there is no movement nor any
noise in your mind that disturbs you
What does it look like?
3. When you have come to silence and
when no sound nor movement outside
can disturb you any longer, please come here and fetch your next task::
Itís a sheet of paper.
How does it sound?
How does it feel?
( Task: Draw yourself as you see,
hear or feel yourself at this moment )
4. You are separated and alone as persons
but you are connected with everybody
in the universe.
5. Show your partner your picture and
tell him/her all about you. When there are expressions, words or
sentences you donít know in English
write them on a sheet of paper/ here on the board.
Letís start with one partner. Choose
a partner for this lesson.
Next listen to your partner and
draw a picture of him/her while listening.
6. Tell the class who your partner
is, but donít tell her/his name.
7. Metaphase: Besprechung der Schwierigkeiten
8. Homework: Find some more characteristic
words (adjectives) which can help you describe a person.
Erzählen: Inhalt - Englisch
Draw yourself as you see, hear or feel.
Thatís me at the moment:
Show your partner your picture and tell him/her all
When there are expressions, words or sentences
you donít know in English
write them on this sheet of paper:
Now draw your partner and tell him/her all about
That's Mr or Ms IWONTSAY.