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Learner Autonomy

One of the things I really like about my new school is that they really encourage learner autonomy. Over the last week, the higher level students have all been suggesting ways of practising/consolidating their knowledge while they are at home – their suggestions will be compiled and then added to the website so that other students can benefit from them. 734 more words


Promoting learner autonomy from day one: individual selection of reading texts in the ELT classroom (Part 2)

In part 1 of this article I explained how you can start of encouraging learner autonomy in the classroom from the first day’s homework assignment. … 729 more words


Promoting learner autonomy from day one: individual selection of reading texts in the ELT classroom (Part 1)

I believe that promoting learner autonomy is essential for both success and enjoyment in classroom language learning.

What is learner autonomy in the EFL classroom? In terms of the classes I teach I broadly define it as… 1,081 more words


Tense review with the Rolling Stones

In an attempt to claw back some credibility after ‘the script’ lesson, I bring you a tense review based on an article on the Rolling Stones.   530 more words


Lizzie's Language Learning Contract (v2.April 2016)

Capitalising on post-IATEFL momentum and motivation, I’ve decided it’s time to renew my language learning goals – and practice what I preach! I’m always telling learners, ‘it doesn’t matter if you’re busy, even ten minutes a day is better than nothing’ and encouraging them to maintain motivation. 627 more words

Learner Autonomy

The Language Learner's Role

Last week I spoke about the different roles a teacher can undertake when teaching languages. This week I will be talking about the role of the learner and how they can contribute to their own learning process and learner autonomy. 423 more words


Decentralised Teaching & Teachers' Stories: Interview with Paul Walsh- Part 2

The TEFL show presents part 2 of our recent interview with Paul Walsh of Teachers as Workers fame. In this episode, Paul discusses two of his other projects. 133 more words