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I need some videos or slides to be used in a a seminar .

This seminar will be about the importance and necessity of learning a second language. It will be in our school conference room for students,teachers,headmasters maybe for local directors of our city. I want to prepare something enjoyable and comic. I want them to smile and enjoy while I am lecturing.

I need your help. Thanks in advance


Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:55 pm
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Mona - That sounds like fun, but it also seems really open ended, "the importance and necessity of learning a second language". What are some of the ideas or points you want to incorporate into the presentation? What is the importance of learning a foreign language for your group? What age are the students and how long is the presentation?

Knowing some of that will help us to give you some suggestions.

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Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:27 pm
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Hi Mona
The Barking Mouse is a good story to tell. I think you can find it on youtube. Here is how one teacher used it for Parents' night:
http://susangrosstprs.com/articles/PARENTNIGHTSTORY.pdf
and the illustrations
http://susangrosstprs.com/articles/cat_story_pix.pdf

this video isn't about second languages, but delivers a convincing message on the dangers of rote memorization:
Do Flowers Fly. You can find this on youtube, too.


Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:24 pm
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Post Re: seminar about esl
hi Mesmark,

this seminar will be for the parents,ıt will last about one hour,
What I want to incorparate is that why do we learn a second language?(English)

still searching on the net for sth.

thanks in advance


Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:50 pm
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