Category Archives: forget teaching, focus on learning

  1. learners thinking


    June 13, 2015 by Willy Cardoso

    collected thought bubbles from a French as a foreign language course: ……. The language teacher teaches language. Who teaches learning …
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  2. Do your students choose the coursebooks they’ll use?


    July 12, 2013 by Willy Cardoso

    This text was originally a comment I left on a post over the excellent – with some minor tweaks …
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  3. Learner’s internal syllabus


    June 4, 2013 by Willy Cardoso

    While everyone seems comfortable in the lock-step chain of activities so far presented in the lesson, the student with arms …
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  4. Today we did the 2nd conditional.. pff


    March 31, 2013 by Willy Cardoso

    Questions for teachers of English as a Foreign Language. How long does it take to teach the 2nd conditional? I’ve …
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  5. focus on learning


    January 22, 2013 by Willy Cardoso

    Teaching, in addition to providing opportunities for learners to examine, practice and reflect on language (or subject matters), should also be about …
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  6. What do good learners believe? What do good learners do?


    March 2, 2011 by Willy Cardoso

    Following up my last post’s invitation and a dialogic nature of professional development previously discussed here. I’d like to offer another …
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  7. Old lingo, old thoughts. Let’s jazz it up!


    January 25, 2011 by Willy Cardoso

    Are you w(e)ary of  buzzwords? Do you ever think expressions like learner-centered or communicative approach have gone trite? I do …
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Events 2015

IATEFL Manchester, UK
10 April, 2014
TDSIG PCE: Challenges and Rewards
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IATEFL Manchester, UK
12 April, 2015
Talk: Initial teacher training: challenges and innovations in course design

23 March, 2015 - Kragujevac
28 March, 2015 - Belgrade
Theme: Assessment: who is it for?
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