What is classroom language? • A kind of language necessary to communicate and survive without having to use the students’ mother tongue
What are the exponents? • The beginning of the lesson • Classroom management • The closing of the lesson • Error correction • Spontaneous situations
The beginning of the class • Greeting • Introductions • Register • Time to begin • Waiting to start • Put your things away • Late
Greeting • Good morning, everybody • Good afternoon, everyone • Hello, everyone • Hello there, James • How are you today? I hope you’re all feeling well • How are you getting on? • how’s life? • How are things with you? • Are you feeling better today, Bill?
Introduction • Let me introduce myself. My name is Mr/Mrs/Ms. Kim. I’m your new English teacher. • I’ll be teaching you English this year. • I’ve got two lessons with you each week
Register • Who is absent today? • Who is missing? • Who isn’t here today? • What’s the matter with Diana today? • What’s wrong with Jim today? • Who was absent last time? • Who wasn’t here last Friday? • Why were you absent last Friday, Bill?
Time to begin • Let’s begin our lesson now • Is everybody ready to start? Today we’re going to discuss/learn about… • I hope you are all ready for English lesson • I think we can start now • It’s time to start now • Now we can get down to work
Waiting to start • I’m waiting for you to be quiet • We won’t start until everyone is quiet • Stop talking and be quiet • Settle down now so we can start
Put your things away • Close your books • Put your books away • Pack your things away
Late • Where have you been? • We started ten minutes ago. What have you been doing? • Did you miss your bus? • Well, sit down and get started • Please hurry up and sit down. We’ve already started. • That’s all right. Sit down and we can start • Try not to be late next time • Try to be here on time next time • Don’t let it happen again.