Tkt Unit 13

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  • 1. UNIT 13 LEARNER CHARACTERISTICS TKT COURSE
  • 2. LEARNER CHARACTERISTICS The differences between learners which influence their attitude to learning a language and how they learn it. Learners are not all the same ! They do not all learn in the same way !
  • 3. DIFFERENCES
    • Learners motivation
    • Personality
    • Language level
    • Learning style
    • Age
    • Past language learning experience
  • 4. KEY CONCEPTS LEARNING STYLES
    • The ways in which a learner naturally prefers to take in, process and remember information and skills.
    • Visual
    • Auditory
    • Kinaesthetic
    • Group
    • Individual
    • Reflective
    • Impulsive
  • 5. VISUAL Through seeing
  • 6. AUDITORY Through hearing
  • 7. KINAESTHETIC Through using the body
  • 8. GROUP Working with others
  • 9. INDIVIDUAL Through working alone
  • 10. IMPULSIVE When able to respond inmediately
  • 11. REFLECTIVE Time to consider choices
  • 12. LEARNING STRATEGIES
    • The ways chosen and used by learners to
    • learn a language. Learners can be trained to become aware of and use different learning strategies.
    • Repeting new words
    • Experimenting
    • Guessing the meaning
    • Asking the teacher
    • Recording themselves
    • Practice with foreigners
    • Using cards.
    • The right strategy at the right time can help learners to be more independent
  • 13. KEY CONCEPTS MATURITY
    • Maturity involves becoming grown up physically, mentally and emotionally.
    • Each group needs to be taught in a different way !
    • CHILDREN TEENAGERS ADULTS
    • Need to move Keep still for longer periods Keep still
    • Concentrate for short periods Developing Long periods
    • Learn through experience Begin to learn in abstract ways Abstract thinking
    • Not able to control and plan Begin to control Able to contol
    • their own behaviour
    • Not afraid of making mistakes Worry about what others think Not so willing to
    • or risks take risks
    • Not aware of themselves and Sometimes uncomfortably aware Aware
    • and their actions
    • Pay attention to meaning Attention to meaning and form Same
    • Limited experience of life Beginning to increase experience Have
  • 14. KEY CONCEPTS PAST LANGUAGE LEARNING EXPERIENCE
    • Some learners may be used to learning in a particular way and have definite ideas about how they learn best.
    • Teachers need to be aware of how their learners have learnt previously and how they want to learn now; some teachers may also need to change their teaching to make the learner more comfortable and confident.
    • It is not possible for the teacher of a big class to meet the learner characteristics of each one, but we can try to change to match the most we can.