I have been exploring this topic for almost two years and I just want peoples opinions on L1 usage in the classroom.I came to somewhat of a conclusion that it depends on the age and ability of the…Continue
"Hmmm, I'm sure age and level are valid influencing factors but that goes for anything regarding language teaching....
I have my own "flexible" rules that guide me.
Discussion Here are those 5 points.1. Instructions.…"
I have been exploring this topic for almost two years and I just want peoples opinions on L1 usage in the classroom.I came to somewhat of a conclusion that it depends on the age and ability of the students.It also depends on the teachers knowledge of L1.Another thing to consider is who is using it the students to eachother (very useful for TBL and also for cohesion and building social skillswith preschool children) or the students to the teacher. For example if the teacher understands the L1…See More
"Oh my god you actually did it.
Congratulations. I'm going to keep a copy of these. I failed my previous task set by Malachy which was to come up with 20 interaction patterns (or was it 50 I cant remember). I got up to 15. Haha. Well done."
"3. Students do the attendance
4. A student holds the f/cs while the teacher drills
5. Students clean the classroom.
6. A Student asks what's the letter and what's the sound during phonics instruction
7. Students decide what objectives…"