Otagowano: classroom

youtube

YouTube we use

YouTube service is such a big, interesting, funny and colorful bag of music videos that it’s a pity not to take advantage of it in foreign language lessons. From Kamil Bolek’s presentation on Campus...

l1

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...

poetry

Who is afraid of poetry in the CLIL classroom?

In 2007, Carter stated that “literature has begun to assume a higher profile in contexts of second language acquisition” (p. 10). This assertion was made at the time CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning)...

ESL

Measuring progress in academic ESL classes

Language teachers often discuss the difficulty of measuring how well their students are doing. A typical comment goes something like, “When you’re testing in a history class (or biology, or law, etc.) it’s easy....

multilevel

Assessment in the multi-level classroom

Testing and assessment are important in any classroom. In addition to the obvious goal of finding out if students have learned what is required for the end of term or year, assessment also gives...