Aspects of Modern Language Teaching in Europe by Wolf Gewehr

By Wolf Gewehr

From the educating of grammar to the educating of literature; from school room instructing to autonomous studying; from role-playing to CAL - few books on instructing languages disguise this kind of vast box. during this publication educating event and study from practitioners in 4 ecu nations throw new mild on previous difficulties confronted each day, whereas others display cutting edge instructing tools and new insights into how lecturers and beginners have interaction. Sections comprise: *language studying innovations and computer-assisted language studying *facilitating person growth via self reliant studying *how to convey a overseas kingdom alive within the school room *de-mythologising grammar instructing *how types of dictionaries could make useful contributions to language instructing *teaching and utilizing idiomatic words.

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Its purpose was far from being even remotely achieved. The entries in the diaries were monotonous and repetitive as students found a kind of model answer to the different questions, which they reproduced on almost all entries. ’ Obviously, that was not the purpose for which students were asked to write a 24 TRAINING LANGUAGE LEARNERS TO LEARN diary. In general, entries contained in the diaries were of no interest either to the teacher or to students themselves, and there was no improvement as they supposedly gained experience in its writing.

1991) Learner Strategies for Learner Autonomy, New York: Prentice Hall. C. C. ) Handbook of Research on Teaching (3rd edn), New York: Macmillan. C. (1987) ‘Teaching and Student Thinking’, in Journal of Teacher Education 38: 30–33. 29 2 NOW YOU ARE ON YOUR OWN! Developing independent language learning strategies Terry Lamb This chapter begins with a brief examination of the educational and pedagogical theory which supports the development of greater learner autonomy in the languages curriculum.

This can only happen once strategies become firmly established. To this end, there is general agreement that in order to guarantee more effective learning teachers should do the following: 1 2 3 Promote learners’ confidence in their capacity to become better learners. Motivate students to adopt new strategies and attitudes. Concentrate on one strategy or attitude at a time, do not attempt to teach more than one strategy at a time. 22 TRAINING LANGUAGE LEARNERS TO LEARN 4 5 6 7 8 9 Model and explain the new strategies.

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