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Using Realia & Environmental Assets:. EFL for Himalayan Buddhist Nuns. Where in the World Are these Nuns?. Why English ?. H.H. Dalai Lama says Its All Good: Refugee Survival Sacred Teachings Global Justice. Intl English Opens the Way to:. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Using Realia &amp; Environmental Assets:EFL for Himalayan Buddhist Nuns</p></li><li><p>Where in the World Are these Nuns?</p></li><li><p>Why English?H.H. Dalai Lama says Its All Good:</p><p>Refugee SurvivalSacred TeachingsGlobal Justice</p></li><li><p>Handicraft Sales: jewelry, weavings, etc.Tourism $$Intl volunteersIntl donation $$World Buddhist network Intl English Opens the Way to:</p></li><li><p>ESP Targets for NunsTourismSchool TeacherHandicraftsNurse-MidwifePolitical Action</p></li><li><p>Where the Convents Are:No Next-Day Deliveries In Spiti, Himachal Pradesh (India)</p></li><li><p>Ladakh</p></li><li><p>NepalNear Mt. EverestLovely in summer-autumnFREEZING in winter!</p></li><li><p>Pema Cho Ling Summer-time</p></li><li><p>Deboche-Tengboche (Nepal)Winter-timeHimal = SnowLaya = Land</p></li><li><p>Jungle MonasteriesIndia, BhutanHot &amp; SteamyBuilt in CavesSnakes, Spiders, ScorpionsBooks CrumbleInk RunsChalk Dissolves</p></li><li><p>Himalayan Realia &amp; Environmental AssetsNo classroom Where is the space?No paper or pens How to write?No books What texts?No materials What to talk about?</p></li><li><p>Where is the learning space?Monastery GroundsSpace is cramped insideMost EFL happens outsideTeacher keeps this space centered</p></li><li><p>How to write?On the hillside, in the courtyardABCs In dirt, with sticksIn mud, with fingersIn snow, with sticksOn riverbank, with pebbles</p></li><li><p>What are our texts? The Teachers MemoryFairy Tales! CinderellaSnow WhiteHansel &amp; GretelYour Childhood Favorites</p></li><li><p>What are our texts? The Teachers MemorySongs with Movement!Farmer in the DellHokey PokeyYour Childhood Favorites</p></li><li><p>What are our texts? The Teachers MemoryPoems with RhythmOne Fish Two FishA.A. MilneLimericksYour Childhood Favorites</p></li><li><p>What are our texts? The Students MemoriesFolktales can be acted out in simple wordsHimalayan students know DOZENS of folktales!</p></li><li><p>What are our texts? Oral Tradition Memorized Stories</p></li><li><p>What are our texts? The Students MemoriesSongs!Students sing one in TibetanTeacher sings one in EnglishLearn to Sing Each Others Songs!</p></li><li><p>Class Materials? Realia: KhukurisKnives &amp; scythesTalk about:Cutting animal feedCookingHarvesting grainsCarpentryHouse-buildingShearing yak &amp; sheep</p></li><li><p>Class Materials? Realia: Butter-Churn ChangTalk about how to make:Salt-Butter teaBarley BeerRice BeerWheat BeerHow Girls Learn to Cook </p></li><li><p>Class Materials? Realia: In the Gompa Talk about:ColorsRoom parts: floor, ceiling, wallFurniture: shelves, tables</p></li><li><p>Class Materials? Current Events = New VocabularyEye Camp 3 days away Talk about:EyesCataractsBlindnessDoctorsSurgeryHealth-care</p></li><li><p>Class Materials? Current Events = New VocabularyMani Rimdu morality play Talk about:DemonsProtectorsBig LamasGuru RinpocheSherpa Stories</p></li><li><p>Materials to Talk About? Realia: They Walk thru TownYak &amp; SheepTalk about:Where to grazeWhat they eatDairy milk, butter, cheeseHow to shear their woolHow to tame a wild yak</p></li><li><p>Class Materials? Realia: Hitched Out FrontPack AnimalsTalk about:Load size?What altitude?</p></li><li><p>Class Materials? Assessment: Find A TouristA fun test to do in the Village:Waylay a TouristTeacher requests Tourist to ask a polite English question: Where can I drink tea?See if students can answer in English!(or if they get scared &amp; run away!)</p></li><li><p>Will this Tourist help set up our Test?</p></li><li><p>Will this Tourist help set up our Test?</p></li><li><p>How about this one?</p></li><li><p>Well OK Just ask this one!</p></li><li><p>Tashi Delek!</p></li><li><p>Resources: www.tnp.org - Seattle &amp; Dharamsala www.jamyang.org - San Diego &amp; Zanskar / Spiti (Ladakh)</p></li><li><p>Om Mani Peme Hung</p></li></ul>