Oxford Basics: Intercultural Activities by Michaela CankovaOxford Basics: Intercultural Activities by Michaela Cankova

Oxford Basics: Intercultural Activities

byMichaela Cankova, Simon Gill

Paperback | April 15, 2002

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Thirty simple activities designed to inform and give practice in discussing cultural topics with classes up to intermediate level. The activities are quick and easy to prepare and require few, or no, additional resources. An introduction provides guidance for teachers unfamiliar with thecommunicative approach.
Michaela Cankova is a teacher, teacher trainer, and writer specializing in cultural studies and literature methodology for secondary school teachers and students. She has also taught language and language methodology and has worked in the Czech Republic and abroad. Her special interest is in teaching contemporary British literature an...
Title:Oxford Basics: Intercultural ActivitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 10.43 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:April 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0194421783

ISBN - 13:9780194421782

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Table of Contents

ForewordALAN MALEYIntroduction Activities1. Greetings and introductions2. Everyday customs and habits3. Names and families4. Flags5. The UK6. Stamps7. Houses and homes8. Jobs for men and women9. Pets10. Food11. Drink12. School life13. Clothes14. Sport15. Holidays16. Souvenirs17. Shopping18. Cities19. Transport20. Parks21. Weather and climate22. Health and fitness23. Superstitions24. Politeness and social behaviour25. Humour26. Music27. Celebrities28. Inventors and discoverers29. International English?30. Festivals and celebrations

Editorial Reviews

'All in all, I recommend the book especially to young teachers, to those who lack ideas, and to those who would like to introduce meaningful and interesting cultural subjects during their lessons.' - IATEFL Conference, 2003