DISSERTATION

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Exploring the use of authentic materials with young adult learners focused to learn vocabulary.

Dissertation submitted in part-fulfilment of the requirements for the University of Exeter B.Ed for Serving Teachers (Hons) English Language Teaching

Beatriz Díaz de Contreras
September 2003
BA/Bed Honours (Exon.)

Abstract

Although I have always liked to use authentic materials in class, I had never had the opportunity to make a survey and find out if there were real benefits in the ESL classroom. This research was aimed to find out how learners accept authentic materials and the benefits obtained in their learning process. The results of the investigation
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9. Teacher’s evaluation sheet 34
4. 10. Development of the action research 35
4. 11. The action research 37
4. 12. Activity 1 “Parenthood” 37
4. 13. Activity 2 “Adoptions” 37
4. 14. Activity 8 “Risks” 38
4. 15. Activity 11 “Travelling” 38
4. 16. Activity 12 “Gap” 38
Summary 38
Chapter 5 Results
5. 1. Peer teachers 39
5. 2. Students’ diary 39
5. 3. Questionnaire # 1 39
5. 4. Questionnaire # 2 41
5. 5. Interview 42
5. 6. Activity 1 “Parenthood” 43
5. 7. Activity # 2 “Adoptions Abroad” 43
5. 7. 1. Students’ evaluation 44
5. 7. 2. Teacher’s evaluation 44
5. 8. Activity # 8 “Risks” 45
5. 8. 1. Students’ evaluation 45
5. 8. 2. Teacher’s valuation 46
5. 9. Activity # 11 “Travelling 46
5. 10. Activity # 12 “Gap” 46
Summary 46
Chapter 6 Reflection on my action research
6. 1. General reflection 47
6. 2. Peer teachers 48
6. 3. Student’s diary 48
6. 4. Questionnaire # 1 48
6. 5. Questionnaire # 2 48
6. 6. Interview 48
6. 6. 1. Reflection on questions prepared for the interview 48
6. 7. Student’s evaluations 49
6. 7. 1. Reflection on evaluation sheet 49
6. 8. Teacher’s evaluation sheet 49
6. 9. Activity 1 “Parenthood” 49
6. 10. Activity 2 “Adoptions” 50
6. 10. 1. Students’ evaluation 50
6. 10. 2. Teacher’s evaluation 50

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