Most low-level students can easily mark and notice their progress. Every lesson they have a feeling of satisfaction and achievement. However, once learners have achieved Intermediate level or higher, some of them reach a plateau in their language learning and do not perceive that they are making further progress. Frustrating, isn’t it?
To help your students to move from the Intermediate to an Upper-Intermediate/Advanced level of language proficiency, the first thing teachers need to do is identifying an area that needs to be addressed if learners want.
In the previous article, we have already covered some reasons and solutions such as lack of practice of the new complex language (including the problem of students using limited vocabulary range and lower-level grammar), lack of motivation, fossilized er