Module 8: Plan an integrated skill lesson (Introduction (4 primary skills,…
Module 8: Plan an integrated skill lesson
Integrated approach to language learning
Reflect on their current approach and evaluate the extent to which the skills are integrated.
Learn more about the various ways to integrate language skills in the classroom (e.g., content-based, task-based, or a combination).
Choose instructional materials, textbooks, and technologies that promote the integration of listening, reading, speaking, and writing, as well as the associated skills of syntax, vocabulary,
Even if a given course is labeled according to just one skill, remember that it is possible to
integrate the other language skills through appropriate tasks.
Teach language learning strategies and emphasize that a given strategy can often enhance
performance in multiple skills.
How to integrate the language skills
From receptive to productive skills
Oral medium – Listening and Speaking
Written medium – Reading and Writing
a. Group story writing
b. My last holiday
c. About me
students practice all the language skills in a highly integrated,
communicative fashion while learning content
The theme-based model integrates the language skills into the study of a theme
In the adjunct model, language and content courses are taught separately but are carefully
In the sheltered model, the subject matter is taught in simplified English tailored to students'
English proficiency level.
students participate in communicative tasks in English.
basic pair work and group work are
often used to increase student interaction and collaboration.
More structured cooperative learning formats can also be used in
4 primary skills
of listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
associated or related
knowledge of vocabulary, spelling, pronunciation, syntax, meaning, and usage.
people use language skills in normal communication,