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Achieving Public Dialogue
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There are a wide range of interactions between 'science' and 'the public'. Examples range from visiting a museum, or indulging in a science-related hobby, to reading a newspaper article about a breakthrough in the techniques of therapeutic cloning. Many of these interactions could be said to be 'passive'. This unit explores the practicalities of the public becoming more 'active' in the direction of science practice by 'two-way' interactions, with dialogue taking place between science and some part of 'the public',

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Communication
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Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Date Added:
09/06/2007
Arabic Conversations
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This webpage displays a common conversation between three friends. The structure and topics of the conversation are purposefully general so as to be helpful to students' ability to create and sustain conversations of their own. The conversation includes Arabic text, transliteration, and translation.

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Languages
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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Wikibooks
Date Added:
09/17/2013
Arabic Language Through Dialogue Series - Audio Site
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Salam Dear Visitor,

This is the first edition of the “Arabic Language Through Dialogue” 1, 2 and 3 series in addition to the Iraqi Dialect through Dialogue book. The series attempts to make learning of the Arabic language more accessible and enjoyable to non-native speakers of Arabic using dialogues and communicative exercises that relate to the dialogue in each lesson. The series was made possible by partial funding and complete encouragement from the Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) under the directorship of Dr. Mary Ann Lyman-Hager and hosted at the San Diego State University. Dr. Ghada Osman, the director of the Center of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the San Diego State University, offered us invaluable advice and encouragement. In these books you will see the following:
1.High frequency dialect (A’miyyah) utterances are incorporated in each dialogue to give the learner a flavor of a’miyyah across the Arab world.
2.Arabic music and songs are used to teach the various dialects of the Arab world and to infuse the books with Arab culture.
3.The dialogues deal with everyday life issues from ordering food to renting a house to buying a car to talking about School and politics and social issues. All of this is done in a very easy MSA language that approximates the spoken language of educated Arabs.
4.Idiomatic expressions are incorporated in the dialogues.
5.Famous Arabic proverbs are part of every lesson in Book 3 and they come from a different región in the Arab world. We did not want to focus on one dialect as we wanted to expose learners to the 4 major Arabic dialects through songs, idiomatic expressions and high frequency words and then leave it up to the learner to decide which one he/she is most interested in. Once they decide which dialect they want to pursue, they can then plan their summer or semester abroad based on that knowledge.
6.Many games and fun activities are incorporated in each lesson.
7.Grammar is an important piece of these books but it is not the centerpiece. Learners will be exposed to all the grammatical notions and concepts needed to build their linguistic knowledge but the our focus remains on the USING the language rather than knowing ABOUT the language.
8.All the dialogues are available here on this page to listen to.
9.Tahiyyati and I hope that you enjoy learning Arabic using this series

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Date Added:
01/26/2017
Bill and Ted's Most Excellent Adventure
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Bill and Ted's Most Excellent Adventure asks the students to write a script for Bill and Ted, the penguins featured in this video clip. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS
Provider Set:
WLVT PBS 39 Teachers' Domain
Date Added:
03/19/2008
Chinese Dialogues Podcast
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This podcast series consists of simple dialogue exchanges. The listening materials are suitable for beginners and help them take the first step toward becoming proficient listeners. The contents of these 72 dialogues are completely based on the beginning level Chinese curriculum; they are creative yet realistic scenarios on topics that listeners can relate to, such as the social, family and school aspects of one’s life. Full transcripts transcripts in both traditional and simplified characters as well as English translations are provided as downloadable PDF documents. The podcast format enables a generation of increasingly ‘mobile’ learners to study the material ‘on-the-go’.

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Languages
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Wen-Hua Teng
Date Added:
01/17/2017
Communication Beginnings: An Introductory Listening and Speaking Text for English Language Learners
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This textbook is designed for beginning-intermediate English language learners. It is composed of 7 chapters, each of which covers specific speaking and listening learning objectives and includes dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation activities. Each chapter includes listening and speaking components such as dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation activities. Each chapter also focuses on 10 target words from the New General Service List of English vocabulary. The textbook includes an audio component that consists of recorded conversations of native and non-native English speakers, as well as links to additional listening resources on the web.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Provider Set:
PDXOpen
Author:
Della Jean Abrams
Date Added:
10/02/2017
Conflict resolution
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I have slightly changed from my preliminary lesson idea and changed it to focus on communication and conflict resolution. This lesson is on understanding the issue of conflict and conflict resolution through dialouge. I designed the lesson keeping Aisha in mind. She reported having conflict with their community regarding girls education due to lack of communication with the community members. I have added my lesson plan here, would appreciate feedback for the material. Thank you!

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Communication
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Farjahan Shawon
Date Added:
05/07/2019
English Language Arts, Grade 11
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The 11th grade learning experience consists of 7 mostly month-long units aligned to the Common Core State Standards, with available course material for teachers and students easily accessible online. Over the course of the year there is a steady progression in text complexity levels, sophistication of writing tasks, speaking and listening activities, and increased opportunities for independent and collaborative work. Rubrics and student models accompany many writing assignments.Throughout the 11th grade year, in addition to the Common Read texts that the whole class reads together, students each select an Independent Reading book and engage with peers in group Book Talks. Students move from learning the class rituals and routines and genre features of argument writing in Unit 11.1 to learning about narrative and informational genres in Unit 11.2: The American Short Story. Teacher resources provide additional materials to support each unit.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
10/06/2016
English Language Arts, Grade 11, The American Short Story
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In this unit, students will explore great works of American literature and consider how writers reflect the time period in which they write. They will write two literary analysis papers and also work in groups to research and develop anthologies of excellent American stories.

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Students read and analyze stories from several 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century American authors. After researching a time period, they select stories from that period to create an anthology. The readings enhance their understanding of the short story, increase their exposure to well-known American authors, and allow them to examine the influence of social, cultural, and political context.
Students examine elements of short stories and have an opportunity for close reading of several American short stories. During these close readings, they examine the ways that short story writers attempt to explore the greater truths of the American experience through their literature.

GUIDING QUESTIONS

These questions are a guide to stimulate thinking, discussion, and writing on the themes and ideas in the unit. For complete and thoughtful answers and for meaningful discussions, students must use evidence based on careful reading of the texts.

If you were to write a short story about this decade, what issues might you focus on?
What defines a short story? Just length?
To what extent do these stories reflect the era or decade in which they were written?
To what extent are the themes they address universal?

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History.com has short videos on the Vietnam War (“Vietnam” and “A Soldier's Story”).

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Pearson
English Language Arts, Grade 11, The American Short Story, Class, Race, and Identity, Dialogue and Speech
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In this lesson, students will explore dialogue and speech. They'll work with each other to understand the significance of the language and diction we use and consider how we are judged by the way we speak.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
03/16/2018
English Language Arts, Grade 11, The American Short Story, Introduction to the Short Story, Point of View
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In this lesson, students will focus on the use of point of view in the short story. They will re-examine first-person narration in “The Tell-Tale Heart” and also consider third-person narration in Kate Chopin's “Regret.”

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English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
03/16/2018
Ideas
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This lesson is to foster an understanding of how screenplay ideas are written, developed and supported with events, characters, dialogue, and other elements.

Note: Original .01 Ideas Lesson Plan created by Albion Movie, Inc.; this version modified for Adult Learners with their permission.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Suzanne Ensmann
Date Added:
05/13/2016
Ideas - Write a Screenplay for a Movie!
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____________________________________________________________________________From Albion Movie, Inc.:  "BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUR SPONSOR:Our lesson plans are available at no cost to educators, thanks to the generosity of our education sponsor. Please visit the Bradenton Gulf Islands on Florida’s Gulf Coast". ____________________________________________________________________________This lesson is to foster an understanding of how screenplay ideas are written, developed and supported with events, characters, dialogue, and other elements.Note: Original .01 Ideas Lesson Plan created by Albion Movie, Inc.; this version modified for Adult Learners with their permission.  Learner Audience / Primary UsersAdult, 9th-12th grade reading level , non-traditional student working towards achieving a high school diploma Addresses: College & Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) AlignmentLevel: Adult EducationGrade Level: CCRS Grade Level E (9-12 grade reading level)Subject: CCRS English Language Arts Strand: CCRS Writing StrandSub-strand: Writing of Literature, History/Social Studies, or Technical subjectsStandard Description: CCRS description(s) for the specific standard(s) and supporting standard(s) that align with your lesson:CCR Anchor 3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details and well-structured event sequences.Prior Knowledge Students must read and write at the 9th grade level; have the ability to navigate the Internet, and type into a Word processor.Lesson Author & License Lesson Author: Suzanne Ensmann (Modified for Adult Ed students; original .01 Ideas Lesson Plan created by  Albion Movie, Inc.: "BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUR SPONSOROur lesson plans are available at no cost to educators, thanks to the generosity of our education sponsor. Please visit the Bradenton Gulf Islands on Florida’s Gulf Coast"). License for .01 Ideas Lesson Plan: Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license 

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Suzanne Ensmann
Date Added:
05/13/2016
Intermediate Conversational Phrases and Terms
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This webpage lists intermediate-level conversational phrases and terms. The terms are listed in Arabic, transliteration, and English translation. The more difficult terms are presented with brief commentary to supply context. The listed terms and phrases include words conducive to beginning and sustaining fairly complex and wide-ranging conversations.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Provider:
Wikibooks
Date Added:
09/17/2013
Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin, Spring 2011
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This online textbook represents materials that were used in the first four semesters (two years) of the Mandarin program at MIT. They eventually formed the basis of a print textbook of the same name, published by Yale University Press; information and supplemental materials for the Yale edition are available at the companion website. The OCW course materials were extensively revised, and at times reordered, before publication, but the general principles of the original remain: to provide a comprehensive resource for the foundation levels of Chinese language that separates the learning of oral skills from literary (the former being transcribed in pinyin, and the latter in characters). This resource contains the complete online version of the text and accompanying audio recordings.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Wheatley, Julian K.
Date Added:
01/01/2010
Let's Hunt for Vivid Vocabulary!
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This activity will be used to encourage students to focus on using an enriched vocabulary. During an oral reading of the book "A Bad Case of Stripes", the students will search and identify various nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, dialogue tags, and transition words.

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Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Susan Byrd
Date Added:
06/07/2000
LookLex Learn Arabic - Lesson Eleven
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Lesson eleven features a nine line dialogue that takes place in a coffee shop. Students are able to read the lines in Arabic and utilize the voiceover feature that plays the lines of dialogue in Arabic. The dialogue caters to students interested in learning how to carry themselves in a general social setting. The two subsections include a word list that defines many of the words used in the dialogue, while the brief grammar section lists, in transliterated Arabic, the Arabic pronouns most often used in general conversation.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
LexicOrient
Date Added:
10/14/2013
LookLex Learn Arabic - Lesson Fifteen
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Lesson fifteen features a dialogue revolving around Egypt's two main religious traditions: Islam and Christianity. The seven line dialogue indirectly exposes students to particular cultural elements of the Arabic-speaking world, e.g. religious traditions, while continuing to encourage students to follow the dialogue in both Arabic writing and speaking. The "word list" subsection defines many of the words and phrases used in the dialogue.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
LexicOrient
Date Added:
10/14/2013
LookLex Learn Arabic - Lesson Seventeen
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Lesson seventeen continues the conversational focus of the lessons. This lesson consists of a seven line dialogue that allows students to follow by both reading and listening. indirectly, the lesson exposes students to important grammar rules in the formation of complete sentences. A word list is included in which most of the words and phrases used in the lesson are defined in English.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
LexicOrient
Date Added:
10/14/2013
LookLex Learn Arabic - Lesson Twelve
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Lesson twelve contains a short dialogue between a group of friends about movies. Students can follow along by reading the Arabic text and/or listening to the Arabic dialogue. The dialogue uses a variety of verbs, adjectives, nominal and verbal sentences, so students will have opportunities to see how proper sentences can be constructed to facilitate general, casual conversations.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
LexicOrient
Date Added:
10/14/2013