Tag: techniques

Getting Transcription Ready

Aydin Adelson makes transcribing fun and constructiveTranscribing audio is one of the most effective techniques in language teaching, improving both listening and writing skills. A couple of months ago, I was asked to prepare a presentation on how to teach a transcription lesson. One of my colleagues, who...

Changing It Up

Pam Allyn and Carol  Chanter offer four ways to transform the  professional  learning experience“So many of the teachers in my large district need more professional support than I can give them on any given day, and I have new teachers coming in all the time.”This...

Language Teacher vs. Acquisition Facilitator

Carol Gaab focuses on the learners in front of her, not on a method, a curriculum, or a planFill in the blank with the correct form of the word. Select the correct tense of the verb for the following statements. Which subject pronoun is correct?If this is reminiscent of your language study experiences, you are not alone. Over the past century,...