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English - an international language for communication



Nani Pappi
Portugal

English - an international language for communication
 
This a video that two of my Special Educational Needs students did instead of a reading, memorizing and then role-playing lesson:
 
 
Please, feel free to comment on the youtube video. Itīs important for the girls to get feedback.
 
They want to know if people understand their English.
Is it intelligible?
What do they need to improve?
Can you tell  their nationality from their pronunciation?
What variety do you think they are learning?
 
Thanks a lot for participating in this school project.
 
 

10 Dec 2011      



Morrisons Eyes
France

Hi,

I just watched your video and I seem to be one of the first (if not the fisrt) to post an answer. I hope that I won īt be the last one...

What you did is just great. Your ss ī English accent is OK and I just can imagine the amount of work they must have done to get there. As a former teacher of children with special needs, I can only congratulate you for your and their work. You can also congratulate them.

Don īt hesitate to share this video as much as possible as it can only give us ideas and give us the right direction in our teaching.

Thanks for sharing.
Christelle

10 Dec 2011     



nataliaalmoines
Spain

I īv just watched it and It īs really nice
Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!
and thanks for sharing it

10 Dec 2011     



chiaras
Italy

I īve just watched it and I really think you and your students did a great job. I used to teach teen-agers with special needs so I can imagine how hard they worked to get this excellent result. I can understand their English very well and the only thing I can tell by their pronounciation is that they īre not native speaker, but this is quite obvious I think!
 
Hugs!
Chiara

10 Dec 2011     



cagreis
Portugal

Very nice indeed for students with special needs... I think getting them to speak is a victory in itself. Congrats. Loved the idea with the dolls. Keep up the good work.. I think your students will appreciate it.
Hugs Carlos Reis

10 Dec 2011     



kinho
Brazil

Really super!!! if you hadnīt told us they were students with special needs, I woulnīt have noticed that!! Yes, the only thing is the accent!! but are we all natives??? Congratulations for your hard work!!! Tell your students to go on improving!!! Big hug........Clap

10 Dec 2011     



teresapr
Portugal

Congratulations to both your sts and you of course.It īs very hard to work with special need sts but it is also so rewarding, isn īt it? We feel we are investing a lot but it īs worthwhile!These  sts are so devoted!It was very nice to share that life lesson with us!Thanks!Keep doing that great work!
Teresa

10 Dec 2011