Dec 24, 2011 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (T 6585 Views
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Jan 24, 2014 Teaching Methodology 6572 Views
One of the most popular methods to teach MFLs is the language lab. A language lab is an audio-visual or audio installation that is used to aid language teaching. Students get to learn through audio, video, flash-based games, and the Internet. A standard language lab features several student terminals that have PCs with headsets that have microphones attached and a teacher’s master console. The teacher is able to control the entire system. The teacher is able to track learners’ work and to alter materials to fit students’ individual requirements. Students are able to record their own voice for future playback and to interact with teachers and other students.
There has been a shift away from the PC-based, software-only language labs that are located in a single ...
Aug 16, 2008 Teaching Methodology 6571 Views
Aug 22, 2008 English as a Second Language (ESL) 6547 Views
Aug 10, 2015 E-Learning/CALL 6541 Views
Actors: teachers, students and parents. Each one of them will see things differently, and knowing how to make them buy your new proposition will be the key to your success.
Processes: lesson preparation, outside of classroom time, inside of classroom time, evaluation.
It's an alternative to the traditional teacher/lecture centered approach. In a flipped strategy classroom contents are multimedia based and are accessed through some LMS outside of school. Classroom time is used to deepen that home-acquired knowledge using other strategies, as project based learning, collaborative tasks, etc.
For teachers it is a great way to improve lessons' structure. Resources can be mapped from the syllabus and new activities can be implemented for classroom time. For students it can be challenging, after all you are taking them out of their classical school environment. But they are also ...
Apr 2, 2010 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (T 6536 Views
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Apr 4, 2015 Study Abroad 6517 Views
The thought of studying abroad can really be quite exciting. And students can really gain a lot of benefits when they do decide to take up and complete a course in a foreign country. However, studying abroad also has some cons.
If you are also thinking about studying abroad, you would do well to consider the different pros and cons that come with this option first before making your final decision. And below are some of the noteworthy advantages and disadvantages of studying in a different country that you should bear in mind:
• You get to go on an exciting adventure. This is one of the most desirable benefits of studying abroad: you get to stay in a different and strange country and get to explore the whole place. You have the opportunity to see and visit new ...