miércoles, 31 de mayo de 2017


Hi there!!

Since you have let me know that you'd prefer the term test to be on June 16th (rather than on June 23rd), I have made a few adjustments. And, I need you to print (from this blog, check the pages on top) the questionnaire on CLT, chapter. We'll be using it on Friday.

Thanks!! See you on Friday!

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sábado, 27 de mayo de 2017

Whole Language

Hi there!!

How are you on this cold Autumn morning?

Yesterday evening we had classes: this time we focused on Whole Language and the important contributions it has made to teaching in general and second language teaching in particular. It was a brief chapter but it introduced some key principles on the nature of language and on learning... do you remember what they are?

For next class you have to read chapter 14 on Communicative Language Teaching. Also, bear in mind that we are having the term test in less than a month, so you should start getting ready.

There's only one more thing to say...

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viernes, 19 de mayo de 2017

Audiolingualism and presentations


Just a couple of hours ago, you delivered your mini presentations on different aspects of Audiolingualism.

Here are your posters:

Afterwards, we went over the central ideas of this approach one more time.

For next Friday, you should read chapter 9 on Whole Language.

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sábado, 13 de mayo de 2017

Group work

Hi there!!

Yesterday we worked on Audiolingualism. You got together into five groups: background, approach, design 1, design 2 and decline. Each group specialized in one aspect of Audiolingualism and prepared a poster. As I monitores, I could see really good group work: well done!!

Next class, each group will deliver a mini presentation on the section they have been working on... Don't forget your posters!!

The good news for you is that you do not need to read any new material for next week. All you need to do is revise a little so you do not forget everything you worked on yesterday.

Here's how nicely you worked yesterday:

Have a wonderful weekend!!!

viernes, 5 de mayo de 2017

Tough class


How are you? Have you survived the class on the nature of methods and approaches? I know it was hard, demanding and tiring. Just trust me when I tell you that it will all make more sense in a couple of weeks.

Remember for next class you must read chapter 4 on Audiolingualism.

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