Tagged: elt

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Creative and personal responses to literary texts in ELT

While there are many benefits to the use of literary texts in English Language Teaching (Xerri & Xerri Agius, 2012), a teacher-centred approach hampers the process of exploiting such texts for language learning purposes....

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Should we teach Philosophy to ESL college level students?

Would anyone want to learn it? What’s it all about anyway? Existentialism, empiricism, ontology, any idea what they mean? Kant, Heidegger and Kierkegaard; can you pronounce their names correctly? Once you’ve done that, now...

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Reducing L1 in the English classroom

L1 vs. L2 in the classroom Should there be L1 in the English classroom? It’s an age-old debate. Deller (2003) believes that it is useful for students to use L1 in the classroom in...

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Summer of deception

The moment when I realized I didn’t stand a chance as an English teacher 2011. Not a perfect time for job hunting; therefore, I was over the moon when, just two days later, I...

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Lesson Plan – My last holiday

Temat lekcji: My last holiday. Past Simple – affirmatives and negatives – grammar practice.Czas przeszły prosty – zdania twierdzące oraz przeczenia. Cel ogólny: Poprawne budowanie zdań twierdzących oraz przeczeń w czasie Past Simple. Cele...