Learning Styles & Strategies

Learning Styles VS. Learning Strategies Broadly speaking, learning styles can be defined as general approaches to language learning, while learning strategies are specific ways learners choose to cope with language tasks in particular contexts. Learning strategies are the ways in which students learn, remember information, and study for tests. They refer to the actions and […]

Two Basic Ways to Present & Practice Language Functions

Language functions define what the person should say or write in communicative situations. The best way to present and practice these functions is in context by using real-life conversations. Typical Language Functions Inviting Suggesting Promising Apologizing Requesting information Agreeing Disagreeing Offering How to Teach a Conversation Start with reading the whole conversation while students listen. […]

Seven Steps to Teach Summary Writing

Although teaching summarizing is a valuable strategy and competency but it is one of the hardest strategies for students to grasp and one of the hardest strategies for you to teach. Can you imagine your students succeeding in school without being able to break down content into manageable small brief pieces? We ask students to […]