World Englishes Lesson

World Englishes Lesson
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This lesson contains 11 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

time-iconLesson duration is: 40 min

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World Englishes Lesson

Slide 1 - Slide

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Learning Objectives
  • Explain World Englishes in your own words, distinguishing it from a singular view of English
  • Identify factors contributing to linguistic diversity within World Englishes
  • Evaluate Kachru's model, discussing its strengths and weaknesses in explaining English language variations
  • Recognize and describe unique features of specific World English varieties, such as vocabulary and pronunciation, across different regions

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What do you already know about World Englishes?

Slide 3 - Mind map

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Definition of World Englishes
  • World Englishes: Emerging localized or indigenized English varieties
  • Developed in territories influenced by the UK or the US

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Main Ideas Behind World Englishes
  • Multiple variations of English exist globally
  • Language is influenced by local culture and context

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Kachru’s Model and Its Limitations
  • Kachru's model categorizes English into three circles: inner, outer, and expanding
  • Discuss strengths and weaknesses of the model

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Examples of Different World Englishes
  • Explore unique features of specific World English varieties
  • Identify differences in vocabulary and pronunciation

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Conclusion and Recap
  • Evaluate learning goals
  • Review definition of World Englishes and Kachru's model

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Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Slide 9 - Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 10 - Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 11 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.