Category Archives: forget teaching, focus on learning

  1. learners thinking

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    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?

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    July 12, 2013 by Willy Cardoso

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

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    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

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    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

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    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?

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    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!

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    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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