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by Shiwei
Wed Jun 11, 2008 3:35 am
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: Do you think this strategy is acceptable?
Replies: 7
Views: 3246

I think some simple and significant gifts are meaningful, and i don't think it is necessary to always give them gifts. Maybe after a period of hard work, everyone should be given a small gifts for their hardworking.
by Shiwei
Fri Jun 06, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: Do you think this strategy is acceptable?
Replies: 7
Views: 3246

Do you think this strategy is acceptable?

Some teachers said that if you teach elementary students. you shoud prepare some small gifts for them to encourage them. Do you agree with this opinion? Personally I don't agree, because in this way students will focus on the gifts and in order to get the gift they will compete or even fight with th...
by Shiwei
Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:43 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Modal verbs
Replies: 2
Views: 1128

Modal verbs

Have you noticed that ESL students always misuse modal verbs?
For example, I find that most students always use "should" instead of "might" when they make suggestions or show a kind of possibility.
If you have found the same problem, how do you do in your teaching?
by Shiwei
Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:39 am
Forum: ESL Management
Topic: ESL strategies for Primary Division
Replies: 1
Views: 5801

My suggestions

1 Always tell students that English is not difficult. They just need to use English in their daily lives as much as possible.
2 Give students some small gifts as a kind of encouragement.
3 Make sure that students could get enough input everyday.
by Shiwei
Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: how to assess students?
Replies: 7
Views: 9040

My opinion

I think you can ask students to do self-assessments or peer-assessments. You can calss the students into several groups and every one have to assess all the members of the group. In this way they can get a sincere assessment from their classmates.