Literature is intellectually stimulating because a book allows a reader to imagine worlds they are not familiar with. This is done through the use of descriptive language. In order to understand, the reader will create their vision of what the writer is saying. In this sense, the reader becomes a performer or an actor in a communicative event as they read.
Studies have shown that how you learn a foreign language impacts whether or not you will actually follow through it. Obviously, if you get bored before you've put in the required time and effort, you're not going to learn much of the language at all. So let's address the facts that help determine whether you're going to stick with your goal of learning a foreign language or not.
by Christopher Merrifield
The principles of L2 teaching philosophy has greatly changed from the ancient principles of the Grammar-Translation approach historically used for teaching Greek and Latin. All the teaching philosophies and subsequent methodologies are reactions to this limited due to three major drawbacks
Teaching couples are very popular with international school recruiters for many reasons but the main one is that couples can often work out cheaper to hire in the long run. This article however, is all about teaching jobs overseas from the viewpoint of the teaching couples, rather than the schools.
Kids have the attention span of an ant! Why wouldn't they? They have everything they could ever want given to them in a New York second. Your biggest competition in keeping their attention is their GAMEBOY and GAMECUBE and that is some REAL competition.
There are so many jobs in Korea. There are only a few requirements that you must meet in order to work there as an English teacher. There are a number of different kinds of jobs that you can choose from and a few different ways that you can go about landing one of these jobs. Here are some of the options that are most commonly available.
Billy, a former student has come to visit me in Huainan from Hefei, a two-hour ride by bus and a little less by train. He is accompanied by a university classmate, Danny who wants to take Billy's lead in setting up an English training centre in Anqing city. Billy has already launched his business with some success in Bozhou, the city he comes from.
by Dr. Jeannette Littlemore
In this article, it is argued that metaphoric intelligence is an important aspect of intelligence, and that it can contribute to language learning success. It is thought to play a role in communicative competence and communication strategy usage. A number of activities are suggested which are designed to exploit and promote metaphoric intelligence in the language classroom.
Oral English is an important course for EFL college students in China. However, for a long time there has been a controversy about who should teach oral English, a native English speaker or a Chinese teacher of English. Undoubtedly, a good oral English teacher should be a good English speaker. Many native English speakers have proven to be successful teachers in oral English classes in China. However, this does not necessarily mean a good English speaker is a good oral English teacher.
Larry Lynch argues that there is a place for using learners' L1 in the second language classroom, as long as this use is strictly controlled.