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ID : 404
Original submission :
Title : Playing with words: Poetry and CALL
Type : Paper (25 minutes)
Category : Individual session
Abstract :

In this session, the presenter will share activities and tools used in a Composition through Literature course at a Hong Kong community college focusing on Early Childhood Education (ECE).  In the spirit of the "learning through play" philosophy promoted by the school's ECE lecturers, the presenter focused on incorporating into the course playful language learning activities with poetry, especially activities to build language proficiency and develop vocabulary.  The presentation will begin with an introduction to the college and its students. Then, the presenter will describe the course lessons related to the reading and writing of poetry. The presenter will share an example of a course HyperDoc (which is an interactive digital lesson using Google apps) and tools used for various activities like building vocabulary, brainstorming, and making Word Clouds. For poetry writing, the presenter will share samples of templates for writing original poems and also the students' final presentation of their poems in a class PowerPoint.

Keywords : poetry, HyperDocs, English for Academic Purposes
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Main presenter : Ms. Suzan STAMPER
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Affiliation : Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
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Biography :

Suzan is a Senior Lecturer at YCCECE in Hong Kong. She has been an active member of TESOL's Computer-assisted Language Learning Interest Section since 1994.

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Date added : Saturday, 16 March 2019, 10:18 AM [JST]
Date modified : Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 7:48 AM [JST]
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Peer review :
Submission status : Accepted
Schedule number : 312-P
Schedule day : Aug 10th (Sat)
Schedule time : 09: 45 - 10: 10
Schedule duration : 25 mins
Schedule room name : B102
Schedule room seats : 40 seats
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