Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom
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Links, articles and information on approaches to correcting our students' errors
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Likely errors in English learners according to their L1 | Cambridge University Press | ELT

Likely errors in English learners according to their L1 | Cambridge University Press | ELT | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Ship or Sheep: Likely error in English learners, sorted by L1.

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iTDi.pro: Error correction

iTDi.pro: Error correction | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

If you would like to know what other teachers and authors think about correcting errors, this is the site for you. Fantastic, short blog posts about what errors are, how we should deal with them and what it worth focusing on (and what we could possibly let go!).  Highly recommend!

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'Error correction in the EFL classroom'. An article by Alex Case

Error correction in the EFL classroom...
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Find the right way to right the wrongs

Find the right way to right the wrongs | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
John Hughes explains why error correction needs careful handling...
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English for specific purposes: conversational feedback - effective error correction

English for specific purposes: conversational feedback - effective error correction | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Suggestions for effective error correction and language improvement.
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An ELT Notebook: Deciding What and When to Correct

An ELT Notebook: Deciding What and When to Correct | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
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'Principles and Practice in Second Language Acquisition' by Stephen D Krashen

A very interesting article concerning second language acquisition, with a section on correcting student errors.

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Research on Error Correction and Implications for Classroom Teaching

What sort of corrective feedback works best? Here is some classroom research which aims to give some answers to this question. Some familiar correction techniques, with examples. Which do you use and what works best in your classroom?

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ESL Coaching Techniques: Error Correction

ESL Coaching Techniques: Error Correction | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
A really important skill for ESL coaches is error correction. There is a fine balance needed to maintain lesson flow and develop student’s confidence. It is easy to tip this balance and the results are disastrous for your students.
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Pronunciation for International Intelligibility

An excellent article by Robin Walker, questioning how we approach pronunciation errors in NNSs and to what extent the traditional pronunciation errors actually affect intelligibility. A very thought-provoking piece of writing with some meaty further reading in the bibliography.

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eltchat [licensed for non-commercial use only] / How to deal with fossilized errors and help students improve their accuracy 23,02,2011

eltchat [licensed for non-commercial use only] / How to deal with fossilized errors and help students improve their accuracy 23,02,2011 | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

An #eltchat summary written up by Michelle Worgan.

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E is for Error

E is for Error | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
“It’s self-evident,” wrote an MA student of mine recently, in an online forum, “that most learner errors are caused by mother tongue interference”.  Is it really self-evident? It was certainly self...
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Making Mistakes & Error Correction

Making Mistakes & Error Correction | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Simon Thomas answers the question “What causes ESL students to make speaking and writing errors? “ quite comprehensively in a recent blog post at efl-resource.com. He looks at the diffe...
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Reflections of a Teacher and Learner: #RSCON3: Feeding back and moving forward

Reflections of a Teacher and Learner: #RSCON3: Feeding back and moving forward | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Dave Dodgson reflects on his talk as part of the online Reform Symposium. There is a link to his talk about error correction. Well worth a listen. Dave is always an interesting read/listen.

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Tigermedia - "Error Correction in Second Language Teaching: Towards a Differential Approach" - Dr. ZhaoHong Han

Tigermedia - "Error Correction in Second Language Teaching: Towards a Differential Approach" - Dr. ZhaoHong Han | Error Correction in the ESL or EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

In this video, Dr ZhaoHong Zan talks about selective approaches to those fossilised errors which seem resilient to corrective feedback.

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