Tempus fugit – Four strategies to maximise MFL curriculum time | barringtonjmock

Originally posted on The Language Gym:
1.Introduction In view of the small amount of curriculum time allocated to MFL teaching in many secondary schools, finding ways to maximise teaching and learning time is crucial in order to ensure retention is long-lasting and horizontal progression (the accurate routinization of the target items) happens. In this article, I set…

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Tempus fugit – Four strategies to maximise MFL curriculum time | barringtonjmock

Originally posted on The Language Gym:
1.Introduction In view of the small amount of curriculum time allocated to MFL teaching in many secondary schools, finding ways to maximise teaching and learning time is crucial in order to ensure retention is long-lasting and horizontal progression (the accurate routinization of the target items) happens. In this article, I set…

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Why you should change your approach to Grammar Instruction | barringtonjmock

Originally posted on The Language Gym:
Introduction In most MFL and ELT classrooms grammar is usually taught deductively following a PPP (presentation, practice, production) model. A typical PPP sequence unfolds as follows:  (1) the target grammar rule is explained through a few examples (Presentation); then, (2) the structure is practised in a controlled manner, e.g.…

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Why you should change your approach to Grammar Instruction | barringtonjmock

Originally posted on The Language Gym:
Introduction In most MFL and ELT classrooms grammar is usually taught deductively following a PPP (presentation, practice, production) model. A typical PPP sequence unfolds as follows:  (1) the target grammar rule is explained through a few examples (Presentation); then, (2) the structure is practised in a controlled manner, e.g.…

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Is it really a low stakes quiz? | barringtonjmock

Originally posted on Class Teaching:
Tonight’s 15 Minute Forum was led by English teacher, Tod Brennan and focussed on the concept of low stakes quizzes. There were two aspects of Tod’s presentation; the value of low stakes quizzes for memory recall but also the importance of managing the stress levels of our students. Memory can…

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