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Is reading aloud still legal?

Is reading aloud still legal?

Reading aloud has recently been stigmatized in modern classrooms. The reasons are simple: we don’t read aloud that much in real life, it doesn’t improve speaking skills, it’s far from being communicative.  Sounds reasonable, you might say. However, reading aloud still has its benefits, especially while teaching teens and adults. First, it links written and...

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Problem-solving activities in lessons

Problem-solving activities in lessons

Problem-solving is one of the activities most common in the task-based learning approach. They can be used with any group within plenty of contexts. Basically, problem-solving is any question with a number of possible options or ‘problem’ and a chosen through a discussion answer or ‘solution’. Types of problem-solving activities  Problem-solving activities can be just...

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Word formation – how to make it easier for teens?

Word formation – how to make it easier for teens?

‘How come a teacher teaches, but a doctor doesn’t doct? Why can’t I say ‘My aunt is a cooker’?! What do you mean ‘increase is a noun?’… Word formation has never been easy for students. No clear logic behind it, complicated patterns, loads of irregularities – you name it. However, this part of language just...

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