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by Patrice
Thu Jun 30, 2011 4:37 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Exams are so important?
Replies: 9
Views: 12530

My personal idea toward assessment for young learners

No student like test! However, I agree with dianayap2006. Students will receive some pressures from assessment. Thus, test will, in some ways, push students to memorize words, to pay much attention on the class, and to review what’ve learned on the class. Pressure could, indeed, improve students’ le...
by Patrice
Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:53 pm
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: Grammar for elementary school students
Replies: 1
Views: 1878

Grammar for elementary school students

We all know that grammar learning is basic for second language learners, since grammar learning can help a second language learner to construct a sentence correctly and understand others easier.

However, do you think it’s essential and suitable for teaching elementary school students grammar?
by Patrice
Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Topic: How to make CAll effective in middle school teaching?
Replies: 6
Views: 6067

My ideas about CALL

I totally agree with you that computer plays an important role for language teaching and learning. However, we, as language teachers, should always remember that computer is only an assisted tool. It cannot replace teachers and classmates. In the traditional classroom, students can still learn a sec...
by Patrice
Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:42 am
Forum: ESL Management
Topic: ESL Demo Class in China!
Replies: 3
Views: 8514

Some suggestions for doing demostration

When you’re doing the demonstration, don’t forget to involve warm-up, activities and wrap-up. I believe the school you’re going to do the demonstration will offer you the teaching materials or a target grammar. You could design some related activities based on the material they give you. Besides, so...
by Patrice
Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:26 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: class management
Replies: 6
Views: 4083

class management

Dear all teachers I have some English teaching experiences on elementary education. However, it’s very difficult for me to manage my students and involved activities in the course at the same time. I hope my students can enjoy the class and be active to join every language activity, but they easily ...
by Patrice
Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:21 am
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Good techniques for eliciting?
Replies: 6
Views: 4207

Some suggestions for eliciting responses

I think before eliciting students’ responses, you could try to involve students in the class first. Helping students to create a comfortable learning atmosphere, it will, then, lower students’ learning anxiety. Besides, I suggest that you should find out the reasons why students tend to be quite. Ar...
by Patrice
Wed Jun 29, 2011 4:16 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Current Events Class
Replies: 9
Views: 5423

Some feedback and ideas for teaching the three topics!

Sally has shared an excellent idea for teaching different topics by reading. However, I am afraid that this idea might not 100% suitable for Okazaki’s student since they’re only young ESL learners. Do you know your students’ current English level? It will help us to come up more teaching idea. Besid...