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Integrating Communication

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Activity 1: In order to get a better understanding of the characteristics of communication it is important to have a solid understanding of the levels. Look at the following statements and determine which level they are. Feedback will appear in the box next to your selection.

1.Convince your partner or small group to adopt your stand on an issue.
2. Write a letter of introduction.
3. Retell a story or personal anecdote.
4. Give a short speech about living in another culture in order to win a trip abroad.
5. Present a public service announcement.
6. Explain the author’s perspective on the subject matter drawing on what is known about the target culture.

If you had difficulty with these you should re-read pp. 30-34 in the Planning Curriculum for Learning World Languages guide.

Personal Reflection: Please copy and paste the following questions and chart into your word processor or download the word document containing the questions. Then answer the questions and save it for your professional development portfolio. Word Document

  1. You should already be familiar with the three modes of communication. Describe examples of student performance assessments that demonstrate each of the three modes of communication.
  Performance Assessment


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