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When you first start learning the French language or the German language, or any second language, the fastest way to "open mouth, insert foot" is to use idioms like the one I just did. Idioms can make for idiots. Not really, but I love alliteration. The initial response of my students when I impart that advice is "What's an idiom?" An idiom is an expression or phrase, where the meaning of each individual word does not add up to the message being conveyed. The whole is not the sum of its parts in this case. Therefore, the meaning of an idiom is not at all predictable. This is why they don't tra
When I went to school many years ago, we primarily had full-class presentations and lectures. In the second grade I do remember reading groups, but otherwise we were taught en masse and then regurgitated as necessary onto paper. Overall this lasted through high school and worked fine as I knew no other way. Every once in a while students were called on to offer insight and opinion, but it was not an everyday occurrence nor do I recall that every students was held accou
Are you aware that there are different kinds of listening practice? And once we call them extensive and intensive listening practice, do you know the difference between them? Read this article to find their differences so you can start using them more effectively now.
Many people study phrasal verbs a great deal but still have difficulty using them. They may have trouble hearing them, or perhaps using them correctly. This article takes a closer look at these problems and how to fix them with good listening practice techniques.
Why don't students understand when faced with a listening comprehension task? Larry Lynch suggests seven possible factors...
Listening games and activities provide basics for communicating, learning, thinking and acquiring awareness of the world around you.