An EFL instructor shares ideas on classroom practice after participating in an intensive language program. The author discusses L1 use in the classroom as well as the importance of pronunciation instruction. The article also includes tips on acquiring vocabulary and reasons why pair and group work are good. Finally, the author considers how to support students who may be experiencing communication anxiety as they learn a new language. The article emphasizes a communicative approach and the importance of a friendly classroom environment.
Adult Education / Continuing Studies
Tertiary / Higher Education
TESOL (Teaching English for speakers of other languages)
Learning Resource Type
CC 0 / public domain