Learner & Teacher Motivation

Learner Motivation

← Back to timetable Here we look at power based relationships, and the ways in which a teacher can elicit positive (or negative) behavioral patterns. This is crucial as students look to the teacher as a model for how to use the language. Group formations and how they influence motivation are also studied, as well …

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Teaching Methods

  ← Back to timetable Contained within this chapter is a summary of the eight established ways to teach within the English world. An actual lesson may employ a combination of any of the eight methods – with an emphasis on flexibility and a student-focused approach. This caters to the student as our lessons always …

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How Students learn

← Back to timetable How students Learn In this chapter we introduce the concept of Second Language Acquisition, and how a student’s first language affects the way in which they learn an unfamiliar (or second) language. We cover the importance of active communication channels, sensory learning styles, and inductive versus deductive reasoning. Meaning of words …

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Student Levels

← Back to timetable This chapter is important, as it analyses the differences in learning styles and requirements from absolute beginner, beginner, intermediate and advance students. Also important to note that they are the different student levels within each classroom environment – as we all have differing capacities to acquire knowledge. Mixed classroom levels are …

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History of English

← Back to timetable This chapter covers a brief introduction on how English has been developed and influenced by multiple countries within the English timeline – including the very origin of English! English is a West Germanic language that originated from Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Britain in the mid-5th to 7th centuries AD by Anglo-Saxon …

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