This task allows the telecollaborative partners to present their work, if they have one, and their professional projects in form of interviews.
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Dominant language production:
|Online communication skills|
Specific pedagogical objectives:
Creation of a friendly, non-threatening atmosphere in the groups
Suggested Communication Tools:
Real time conferencing
Stage 1 (preparation):
– Create a closed forum (like Moodle).
– Download the program Call Recorder which allows you to record your Skype conversations.
– Form telecollaborative pairs.
1 student of each country.
Stage 2(setup): Ask every telecollaborative partner to design a questionnaire in preparation of an interview about the work his/her partner could have next to their studies and about their professional projects:
For example: Do you have a job? What kind of job is it? What do you have to do exactly? What do you want to do after your studies?
The instructors advises them during this stage in order to design a questionnaire which structures the partners’ conversation.
Stage 3(production): Signing up in Call Recorder every team does the interview on skype and records it.
Stage 4(exchange): Publish the interviews in a closed forum (like the ones that exist in Moodle). Encourage the telecollaborative partners to listen to and comment on the interviews in terms of similarities or differences between the participants.
Stage 5(wrap-up in class): Coming back to the conversations, to the promptness of the responses, the pertinence of the exchanged information and on the quality of the language used.
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Criteria for Completion:
The partners could find out something about my way of life, my work, and my professional projects they asked questions by making comments.
Comments and suggestions:
Le français en Première Ligne (2011-2012) Grenoble-Riga. Groupe E Yann Desbiolles et Pierrick Chalaye (Tâche 3 : « De nos petits boulots à nos futures professions »)