Using appropriate language

Thief! Thief!:

In this drama, set in a market, you will hear Madam Fati, a money lender. What assumptions is Madam Fati, making in this scene? Do you have pupils in your class who do not speak the language of the local community or the language of the classroom? How can you help them to participate and learn in your lessons and avoid misunderstandings?

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As classroom teachers, who should we think about when communicating ideas and instructions? Is Jude thinking about the effectiveness of his instructions in this incident at the school? Should teacher Titus have intervened earlier? It is important to use language with our pupils that is appropriate to their level of understanding. How could you check that pupils have understood what you have asked them to do?

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