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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Why on-line translators don't work. The importance of sentence structure (English-Spanish)

Aim: Understand that word for word translation does not work
         Learn how to use a dictionary by observing the information that a dictionary provides 

Warning! This task is has been designed for Spanish speakers. 
If you are not teaching Spanish students, don't bother to download the task! 

   No photocopies needed. Just project the provided Power Point on Whiteboard  

Students need to be familiar with the simple past in order to carry out this task 

Download the materials HERE

Sample task
Materials:
  • Power Point Presentations 
  • Teacher's Key 
Download the materials HERE

This task focuses on sentence structure. If you want to focus on meaning  you may complete this with this other task: HERE

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