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Prepositions - Grammar - Drag and Drop

Uploaded by Serkan Çelik, Bilkent University (Turkey)


In this clip, learners with various native languages such as English, Russian, German, and Turkish are taking part in a drag and drop activity focusing on the appropriate usage of prepositions on the IWB. Learners are expected to match the expressions with the given pictures. The teacher facilitates learning by contrasting the syntactic use of prepositions in Turkish and in the native languages of the learners.


Target language: Turkish

Resource language: Turkish

Native language of learners: Various

Age range: 17+

Language level: A2 - Lower Intermediate

Educational context: Higher Education

IWB Features: Drag & drop

Teaching methods: Whole class instruction, Individual activity

Language area: Grammar

IWB board used: Promethean

Teacher comment

Prepositions of place do have a great importance for the Turkish language. Through this activity, I wanted to clarify the difference of using prepositions in Turkish and other Indo-European languages.

Learner comments

ÖÄŸretmenin dersi eÄŸlenceli hale getirmesini saÄŸladı, eÄŸlenceliydi. (I loved the way the teacher handled the activity, it was fun.)

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