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This task allows the telecollaborative partners to understand and summarize a commercial of the partner&#39 s country.

Institution reporting the task:

Language of task instructions:

English

Target Group:

Any

Level:

A2
B1

References and acknowledgements:

None

Type:

Information exchange

Estimated Duration:

1 session

Topic:

Advertisement

Tags:

advertisment
vidéo
description
summary

Acknowledgements:

None

Language Configurations:

Bilingual

Language(s) that the task can be used in:

Any

Dominant language production:

Writing/reading asynchronous
Speaking/listening asynchronous

Target Competences:

Language competence
Intercultural skills

Specific pedagogical objectives:

Creation of a friendly, non-threatening atmosphere in the groups

Suggested Communication Tools:

Moodle-like

Suggested Resources:

None

Instructions:

Stage 1 (preparation through the instructors):

– Create a closed forum (on Moodle for example)

– Form teams of 4 telecollaborative partners: 1 pair from each country


Stage 2 (research):

– The pairs choose a promotional film of their country with the intention to present it to the partners

– They create a questionnaire for the comprehension of the commercial for the partners and post the video and its questionnaire in the forum


Stage 3 (production):

Every pair suggests another commercial of their country and publishes it on the forum for the partners

Either the link or the video is directly posted in the forum

– The partners produces a summary (between 80 and 100 words) of this commercial

They describe chronologically the different stages of this commercial

– They post this summary in the forum


Stage 4 (exchange):

Motivate the pairs to react in form of comments on the differences and similarities between the commercials of both countries


Stage 5 (wrap-up in class):

– Feedback on the accomplishment of the task instructions: the content, the design of the summary

– Feedback on the differences between the commercials of both countries

Learner Texts:

None

Document related to the task:

None

Criteria for Completion:

The telecollaborative partners could discover and understand two commercials of my country. They created a summary of one of these commercials.

They asked questions or made remarks through comments.

Comments and suggestions:

None

Author/copyright:

Le français en Première Ligne (2006-2007) Lyon-Berkeley. Adrien Bablet Nadia Pastroma (Tâche « La publicité »)

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