Duff, A & Maley, A (2007) Literature (Resource Books for Teachers), Oxford University Press. Maley, A (2001) ‘Literature in the language classroom&apos in Cambridge Guide to Teaching ESOL, Cambridge University Press.McRae, J (1994) Literature with a small &aposl&apos, Macmillan Education. Pulverness, A ( 2003) ‘Literature&apos in English Teaching Professional, October, Issue 29, Modern English PublishingTeachers can introduce the topic or theme of the text, pre-teach essential vocabulary items and use prediction tasks
Eye contact is part of everyday communication and an audience can feel uncomfortable if they are denied it. Making eye contact with individuals gives them a sense of involvement in your presentation and helps to convey your objectives on a personal level. Make sure that you share eye with all members of a small audience and all areas of a large audience. Regularly shift your focus around the room, not so that you look nervous, but to help involve as many people as possible in your talk.
It is important that the students plan and deliver the presentations in groups at first, unless they are extremely and/or fluent. This is because:
For 30 minutes with a VC, prepare a crisp, well-structured story arc that conveys your idea compellingly in 10 minutes or less then let Q&A drive the rest of the meeting. Anticipate questions and rehearse clear and concise answers. A successful talk is a little miracle—people see the differently afterward.