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CELTA skills related tasks
Written Assignment Three:
Skills Related Tasks

Candidate name: Date:

Assessment criteria:

a correctly using terminology that relates to language skills and sub-skills

b relating task design to language skills practice

c accessing reference materials and referencing information about language skills to an appropriate source

d using written language that is clear, accurate and appropriate to the task

Tutor comments:

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Tutor name and signature:............………………….......................................

Last date for resubmission:............………………….....................................

I have read this assignment and agree with the assessment:....................................(2nd Tutor)

Tutor comments on resubmission:

Tutor name, signature and date: …………………………….....….…………. I have chosen a reading text titled “How to be a good traveller” due to travel’s relevance to the students. All of our students are from another country, and many of them have expressed desires to visit other countries. A text that gives good advice for travelers to follow should prove both interesting and useful to the students. The receptive skills tasks I designed for this lesson will focus on reading for gist and reading for specific information. Students could also read for detail or attempt to make predictions. However, since some students left their home country for the first time to come to San Diego, their lack of traveling experience may make it difficult to make predictions about the advice contained in the text. The chosen receptive skills tasks will help the students practice skimming and scanning. Harmer defines skimming as looking over a text to get a general idea of what it is about. (Harmer 2007:101) He defines scanning as looking through a text without having to read every word or line to find particular bits of information they



Bibliography: Oxford: Macmillan, 2005. Print. Harmer, Jeremy. How to Teach English. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2007

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