Green English - Environmental Education in English B - HandsOnLanguage.
Green English takes students on an environmental journey to iscover and develop their awareness of and respect for nature.
There are 10 environmental topics such as recycling, pollution, saving energy, plants and insects.
The worksheet offer a wide variety of hands-on activities
including songs, experiments and surveys to carry out indoors and
This project has been piloted over 6 years at Casa Archilei' a Centre for Environmental Education in Fano (PU), Italy.
For more details visit the websiteABOUT THE SERIES HANDS ON LANGUAGE:
An exciting series of cross-curricular projects to facilitate 'Content and Language Integrated Learning' (CLIL).
'When using a language as a tool for studying other subjects, remarkable achievements can be made.'
(InterTalk Plurilingual Education across Europe. D. Marsh, 1997)Components
For THE students:
2 sets of detachable full-colour worksheets (level A and B)Worsheets are
into specific topic areas designed for a flexible use to meet
educational, linguistic and seasonal needs ideal for compiling journals
and PorfolioFor the teacher
Special Guide with Audio CD
It is Special because it fully supports the work of the teacher.
-a detailed introduction to the methodologies and approaches which inspired the series;
-guidance on how to develop the projects;
-a detailed lesson plan for each worksheet with classroom language and follow up activities;
-a photocopiable self-assessment sheet for the teacher (Teacher's Porfolio);
-photocopiable self-assessment sheet for the students ('Can do' statements);
-photocopiable full-colour Fact Files and resources for further study;
-a glossary of the specialised lexis;
-the teacher's classroom language.The audio-CD includes
-the chants, rhymes and listening activities of level A and B;
-the songs with instrumental version of level A and B;
-the pronunciation of the lexis related to each topic area also contained in the glossary;
-the pronunciation of the teacher?s classroom language.Metodological approaches:
the HandsOnLanguage series teachers are provided with flexible material
which will give them an opportunity to apply the didactic approaches
that inspired the series itself:
-CLIL (Content And Language Integrated Learning)
-Learning Style (VAK) and Multiple Intelligence Theory
-Project Based Education
activities and material in the HandsOnLanguage projects have been
created bearing in mind the need for greater flexibility and
personalisation of teaching/learning programmes.
They also provide
effective support in coping with an ever more challenging educational
scenario as well as helping students and teachers alike in achieving
significant objectives, not only in English, but also in other areas.
the HandsOnLanguage series, English is a medium that will enable
students to learn about subjects and issues which are relevant to their
everyday life and develop skills that are necessary both in and out of
Damiana Covre, Melanie Segal
21x29,7cm, 96 pages