A photo sharing task done outside of class. Students have to post an image to the shared forum that exemplifies an aspect of their routine. They should also write a caption. They can if they prefer share their image through twitter, instagram etc, as long as they apply the relevant hashtag #clerwar #warcler. The images are curated and fed back into the sharing spaces through netvibes/widgets/flickr etc.
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References and acknowledgements:
université blaise pascal, Clermont Ferrand
Comparison & analysis
Language(s) that the task can be used in:
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Specific pedagogical objectives:
Development of students interest in cultural similarities and differences
Suggested Communication Tools:
flikr, picassa, instagram, facebook etc.
Please take a photo that reflects an aspect of your routine. Add it the " ma routine" forum along with a brief description in the target language and/or share it through your preferred social network using the hastag #clerwar or #warcler. We will compare and discuss the images in class next week.
Some examples can be seen on the public netvibes pages here:
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Criteria for Completion:
This is a shared task, the discussion arising from it can be used to evaluate and explore students preconceptions and their reactions to the partners' images. Good icebreaker to discussions around cultural difference/similarity.
Comments and suggestions:
students should support each other with the technical aspects of the task.