Welcome to Let's Teach English. This series offers free online training for English language educators worldwide. Voice of America and the University of Oregon are partners on this project.
The focus of this lesson is teaching analytical thinking skills. The teacher leads the class through an exercise developed by Stella Ting-Toomey called “Describe, Interpret, Evaluate” (See-Think-Feel).
The students move through the process of carefully examining an event before they form an opinion about it. The teacher compares this process to intercultural contact, and encourages thoughtful reflection on cultural differences.
Teacher Preparation Video Transcript
This episode shows a model of teaching through role plays and group projects. Click on the image below to download a pdf of the transcript.
Women Teaching Women English Text
Click on the image below to download a pdf of the student text and teacher manual. At the end of the ten-unit course, the whole book will be available for download.
Women Teaching Women English Listening
These audio files go with Unit 5 of Women Teaching Women English. Click on the "Direct Link" button to the right of the player to download them.
Conversation: Reading a Coffee Cup
Reading: Mystery 1
Reading: Mystery 2
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