Why do some language learners succeed more than others? This article provides an overview of learning styles and preferences in the language classroom.
It happened to me this week. In one of my classes the students and I had a very interesting discussion about greetings in different cultures. I teach a group of students that includes male and female young adults from four different countries – Saudi Arabia, Libya, China and Venezuela – and I am from Brazil; so
One of these days I was teaching vocabulary related to “life events” to my students – a diversified group made of Arabic, Hispanic and Asian students. I use the Heinle Picture Dictionary on the classes. This is a great book to introduce vocabulary, especially in basic levels when students struggle to understand even the simple concepts.