A video sharing activity which gives cultural background to celebrations during winter.
A forum is created and students are asked to share their favourite christmas songs. They can use links to youtube, make a group video or record audio singing their favourite winnter song.
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Dominant language production:
|Online communication skills|
Specific pedagogical objectives:
|Development of students interest in cultural similarities and differences|
|Creation of a friendly, non-threatening atmosphere in the groups|
Suggested Communication Tools:
To make own audio recordings (if this cannot already be done within the VLE)
To upload video(if this cannot already be done within the VLE)
create a youtube channel or use vimeohttps://vimeo.com
There are many songs already available on youtube, show students how to take the embed code and include it on the forum.
Create a forum on your shared space
Give clear instructions about the management of video
Encourage commenting and replies to posts
Organise a sing along!
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Criteria for Completion:
This task was part of the 2014-15 activities too but as a non-compulsory task. An open badge was awarded for those who contributed to the seasonal spirit by shairng on the Chansons de Noel et d hiver forum within a limited timeframe. The OIE badge was called Conviviality, 13 were awarded.
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