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by azharyoussef
04 May 2009, 20:42
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: Student's blog. Correction
Replies: 6
Views: 15985

Re: Student's blog. Correction

For fluency, we encourage students to correct themselves. It is the best way for students. This can be by your interference but indirectly. I mean if a certain student says: Dady go to the shop. You can say: Ok you are right; dady goes to the shop . I mean you can repeat it, but in a right way. You ...
by azharyoussef
25 Mar 2009, 20:49
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: Student's blog. Correction
Replies: 6
Views: 15985

Re: Student's blog. Correction

Actaully, there are many ways of correcting written mistakes: 1. Self-correction: You can make some sort of checlist for Ss to correct themselves. For example, when Ss make mistakes in spelling, just write (S) on this mistake. In more detail: S for Spelling G for grammatical mistakes WC for word cho...
by azharyoussef
24 Mar 2009, 22:01
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: theory versus practice
Replies: 5
Views: 13132

Re: theory versus practice

I think that we can't seperate theory from practice. Both of them complete each other. Teacher should have a theoretical background before practising teaching. This will help him/her select what is suitable for his/her students. For Krashen & Vygotsky, they are very great linguists for me. They call...
by azharyoussef
21 Mar 2009, 21:14
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: Essay Writing
Replies: 2
Views: 10240

Re: Essay Writing

Actually teaching writing is not easy job. My Master degree was about how to teach composition writing for middle school students. First, You should teach your students the parts of the paragraph (topic stentence, details, and ending sentence). After that you can ask them to stretch their writing to...
by azharyoussef
19 Mar 2009, 21:37
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: Large classes - 65 students. Help! Any ideas?
Replies: 6
Views: 21491

Re: Large classes - 65 students. Help! Any ideas?

I agree with the idea of dividing students into groups. It is a very fruitful way in large classes. You can divide them into small groups of five students. Every group has a leader. He/she is responsible for managing his/her group. This leader (younger teacher) can teach his/her group members as stu...