Most beginner level books in English language teaching start with some form of basic introductions and then move on to everyday concrete expressions. This is in line with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) levels A1 and A2.
Perhaps it’s the word ‘drill’ that fuels my dislike of grammar drills, as it conjures up in my mind visits to the dentist. Often painful, repetitive and while good for us, definitely not fun. In many regards, this also describes grammar drills in language acquisition. In psychological terms it is using a brute force method […]
How do seating arrangements affect learning? What is the best seating arrangement? The seating arrangements of a classroom have an effect on where students focus their attention. To use a non-teaching example, imagine you are out on a date—the traditional dinner and a movie. Which part of the date do you expect to interact with […]