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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ
Teacher 33yrs. Author: The Language Teacher Toolkit, Becoming an Outstanding Languages Teacher, Breaking the Sound Barrier, .
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 6h
There's a new book by Alessandro Benati about second language teaching coming out imminently.
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 6h
Via Informed Language Teacher. Alessandro Benati gives a lecture about second language learning and teaching - lots of ground covered in 47 minutes.
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 8h
De mรชme!
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 8h
Two new frenchteacher resources today, aimed at adult learners (and feasibly GCSE Higher): reading texts about a wolf sighting and a novel way to recycle Christmas trees (ยฃ).
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 9h
Busy week of training coming up. At on Wednesday to see my trainees again (always enjoyable), then off to Dublin to run sessions on methodology, grammar and listening at
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Joseph Coward 14h
There are three key resources that affect teacher retention: 1. Self-efficacy - feeling we are doing our job well 2. Social support - feeling that others are there to support us 3. Purpose - feeling that our work is worthwhile Excellent from
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 14h
Replying to @matbury @aliceayel
But it was a good few steps from pigeons to audiolingual and audiovisual langauge courses. -:)
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 14h
Replying to @matbury @aliceayel
Er, yes!
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 23h
Replying to @matbury @aliceayel
I wonder if there is a paper to be written comparing the โ€œstamping inโ€ of linguistic behavioural habits with skill acquisition (eg Anderson).
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ 24h
Replying to @aliceayel
The research paper in question did refer to grammatical accuracy.
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
Replying to @aliceayel
Sounds like poor teaching.
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Miss Bawler ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Feb 16
Can you help me Edutwitter??!! Which other countries in the world have curriculum content led by schools or districts rather than a specific national curriculum of fixed content? Researching if this impacts inequality...
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
A comprehensive review of research into second language writing
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
Via Informed Language Teacher. This study (2011) looked at "pushed output" and found it enhanced grammatical accuracy
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
Replying to @SrMadel
It depends what you mean. Explicit conscious knowledge? Procedural, implicit knowledge? Both? But probably, yes!
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
Replying to @TheFastShow1
Absolutely.
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
If you fancy a little accessible half term reading or viewing on research into second language learning...
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
Replying to @spsmith45
Or specific structures using PowerPoint
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
Replying to @spsmith45
Grammar can be acquired by this sort of communicative listening task
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Steve Smith ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Feb 16
Replying to @spsmith45
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