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Ways to practise your languages

Ways to practise your languages | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
One from the archives, from my first year of post-Celta teaching. I've just found this file on my computer, last opened on 1st April 2008. I'm still pretty happy with it, although I'd probably make...
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Sandy Millin's advice to students on how to get practice reading, writing etc on their own or with peers.

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Learning & Teaching Foreign Languages: Noticing

Learning & Teaching Foreign Languages: Noticing | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

An example of the second language acquisition concept of "noticing," where learners see a gap between their own interlanguage and the target language, or come to understand a new target language feature.

 

This university learner also talks about her learning strategies for translation between two foreign languages, and how they developed over time.

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5 Rules for Real Language Learning

5 Rules for Real Language Learning | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Guest Post by Aaron Knight: Aaron Knight is the creator of Year of English, a free daily email course for English learners who want to become fluent in
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Knight says: "It takes hundreds of hours to become fluent in a foreign language" and concludes that an "addiction" to target language activities is a viable alternative to living in the target culture.  He has some good language learning strategies in this short post.

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 5, 2013 11:51 PM

Advice for learners.