English Australia Journal : English Australia Journal 31.2
Volume 31 No 2 23 English Australia Journal Appendix A Table 2 BSAP Pre-Visit Education Resource Kit Activities (2012 & 2014) Name of activity Purpose of activity ESL strategies Skills addressed Leisure sites in Melbourne An orientation to leisure sites in Melbourne Matching pictures of sites with names of places Recall What is a museum? Building the field Group discussion about students’ prior experiences in a museum (What, why, where, when, how). Elicit and introduce vocabulary associated with museums. Sort the words under the headings: The museum building; the museum foyer; museum exhibitions; things visitors do. Speaking and vocabulary The purpose of museums An orientation to the museum as a public institution and to see public institutions as accessible community resources. Use the prompts provided about museums, to discuss agreement or disagreement with the statements. Speaking and development of sociocultural knowledge Introduction to The Ian Potter Museum of Art Introduce the Ian Potter Museum of Art and explore the services provided by the museum. Complete a cloze activity about the Ian Potter Museum of Art (where it is, when it opened, what is inside). Complete short answer questions using a reading passage comprising information about opening hours, admission and contact.
English Australia Journal 31.1
English Australia Journal 32.1