Introductory activity / warmup: Use a picture of a vegetable garden to publicize the topic, with a word hedgehog on the board you can activate the previous knowledge and arouse interest in learning the topic.
Step 1: With the help of word cards and non-linguistic methods, you can present the nouns first, then the verbs. Please pay attention to pronunciation, spelling and meaning. Do the semantization phase with the help of task 1. You can further consolidate the vocabulary with short dialogues and assignment tasks.
Step 2: In the practice phase, please discuss the fixed collocations and please do numerous tasks with the new words:
Oral tasks: assigning pairs (word-picture), word boxes, chain exercises, explanatory exercises, short dialogues
written tasks: word tree, fill in the blanks, crossword puzzles
Step 3: Grammar: Repeat the previous knowledge about imperative with the help of frequently used example sentences. First form verbally then in writing the imperative form of verbs. Exercise 2.
Step 4: The students split up in pairs or small groups and with the help of the picture we used during the introduction, they make short dialogues.
Capacity to match the needs of lecturers and students
The provided tangible improvements
The capacity to motivate students to improve their language skills
Effectiveness in introducing innovative, creative and previously unknown approaches to LSP learning
Measurement of the transferable potential and possibility to be a source of further capitalisation/application for other language projects in different countries
Skills assessment and validation
Availability of appropriate tools for lecturers to monitor students’ progress and for students to assess own progress and to reflect on learning
Flexibility of the contents and possibilities for the LSP lecturers to adapt the contents to their and to students’ need
Assess the technical usability from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
Assess the accessibility from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
This task sheet meets the needs of students learning Hungarian as a foreign language at the beginner level. It is available in PDF format, but teachers can easily do an online assignment of it. The students are motivated by interesting tasks and the use of many pictures. In this case the language of study is Hungarian, but these tasks could easily be adapted to other languages. Monitoring students' own progress is not a challenge, as there is a key to the solution at the end. It is possible to adapt the content to the needs of the students and add more words and verb-noun connections. The specialist vocabulary enriches basic knowledge in agriculture and horticulture.
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