5 Motive pentru care conversația este cheia învățării unei limbi străine

Indiferent care este limba străină pe care o înveți, conversația este, fără doar și poate, cheia învățarii unei limbi străine. Atunci când încerci să înveți engleza sau germana prin intermediul aplicațiilor, al cărților sau cursurilor online, chiar dacă sunt foarte complexe și acompaniate de suport audio, lipsa conversației poate distruge întregul proces de învățare. Din [...]

By | septembrie 12th, 2015|Colțul cititorilor, Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Jocurile in predarea de limbi straine catre adulti

Daca jocurile sunt nelipsite de la cursurile dedicate copiilor, atunci cand vine vorba despre folosirea acestora in predarea unei limbi straine adultilor multi profesori isi pun semne de intrebare. Se folosesc sau nu jocurile, in predarea unei limbi straine adulti? Raspunsul nostru, si nu doar al nostru, ci si al altor specialisti, este DA. Adultii [...]

By | martie 15th, 2015|Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Intră și tu în comunitatea – Belle Languages CPD Continuous Professional Development

A fi profesor nu este deloc un lucru ușor, ba din contră. Cu toate acestea, provocările pe care le întălnești în fiecare zi sunt cele care transformă meseria de trainer în cariera la care nu ai renunța niciodată. Atunci când îmbrățișezi această meserie știi că orizontul cunoștințelor tale abia s-a deschis și că ai foarte [...]

By | august 25th, 2014|Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Lessons from Jeremy Harmer XVII : finishing the lesson

One of the most difficult things for many teachers is to finish the lesson before the bell goes. Getting our timing right can be challenging. It is a good idea to summarize what has happened in the lesson and ask the students to tell you what they have learnt. Some teachers like to tell their [...]

By | iulie 21st, 2014|Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Lessons from Jeremy Harmer XVII: working alone, working together

Students can work alone, in pairs or in groups: Whole-class teaching helps to build class spirit, the feeling that everyone is involved together. It is highly suitable for lecturing, explaining things and controlling what is going on, However, it is less appropriate for communicative speaking activities, and many students don’t like performing in the front [...]

By | iulie 18th, 2014|Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Lessons from Jeremy Harmer XVI: what to do before students read a text

It helps if we give the students the chance to think about what they are going to read.  That’s why we give them prediction activities so that they are thinking about the topic and getting their brains ready for reading with the knowledge they have about the genre or the topic. We can tell the [...]

By | iulie 18th, 2014|Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Lessons from Jeremy Harmer XIV: Punctuation

We use a full stop (.) when we finish an idea. We use a question mark (?) to show that we are asking a question. We use an exclamation mark (!) to show surprise, humour and other emotions. We use commas (.) to separate clauses and as breathing spaces between ideas. We use colons (:) [...]

By | iulie 7th, 2014|Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Lessons from Jeremy Harmer XIII – Differences Between Speaking and Writing

When we write, we normally use complete sentences. We use appropriate punctuation and we expect grammar, spelling and vocabulary to be more correct than in speaking. In speech, we can say things like Forecast’s bad. – using contractions and missing out words that we don’t need. (ellipsis). When we speak informally, we don’t have to [...]

By | iulie 1st, 2014|Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Lessons from Jeremy Harmer XII – bullying

Many children are bullied (or bully) at school. It is something that happens. But it shouldn’t. It is harmful for both the bullied and the bully. Many children who bully have been bullied in their turn, and many children who are bullied – face to face or through cyber-bullying (using mobile phones or the Internet) [...]

By | iulie 1st, 2014|Teaching Advice|0 Comments

Lessons from Jeremy Harmer XI – Teaching Conditional Clauses

Many teachers use stories with ‘consequences’ to teach conditionals. For example, we c ould tell the students a story about a man in a bar. If he has another drink, he will stay in the bar. If he stays in the bar, he will get home late. If he gets home late, his wife will [...]

By | iulie 1st, 2014|Teaching Advice|0 Comments