5 False Prophets in language teaching | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

"Learning a language is a very personal endeavor. Each individual uses different ways to reach the same result: being able to communicate in a foreign language. [...] The problem starts when a teacher or teaching product lifts one of these approaches on a pedestal and tries to sell it as the “one and only” way. [...] For one person, immersion might be the way to go, for another one formal grammar study might be the best. In the end, however, each and everyone has to decide for themselves what works and what doesn’t. This article is just a little reminder that you shouldn’t take anyone’s word for it."