Vocabulary acquisition in a B-block course is very much a double-edged sword. When I started teaching field-related English, I expected vocabulary to be a nonissue. After all, in a class where students are supposed to work on field-specific topics, focusing the selection of salient...
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How can I help my students acquire field-related vocabulary that is relevant and meaningful to them?
13 avril 2018
How can I help my students to become more confident and autonomous language learners and users?
12 avril 2018
Students and teachers alike agree on the fact that language learning is not an undertaking that begins and ends in a classroom, but a lifelong endeavour. If, as teachers, we want to meet the ministerial objectives of preparing our students to communicate in English in study and...
How Do You Argue about Beliefs, Facts, and Opinions?
09 avril 2018
It’s a trick question! Students often have a hard time understanding that they can’t really argue about beliefs, and can only use facts to support an argument. As for opinions, they can only argue about valid opinions.
Why, and what is the difference between the terms?
My eLab Tip: How do I copy a class that I have modified?
22 mars 2018
My eLab Tips
Ever wondered how to copy in your My eLab account the content of a class that was previously modified?
Well, it is simple!
When creating your new class, just follow these two steps:
STEP 1: Copy the class you wish to duplicate as shown in the example below.
Some of my students are in a Springboard program. How do I make sure they don’t feel left out?
20 mars 2018
For as long as I’ve been teaching B-block courses, every term, on the first day of class, at least one student inevitably raises the following question: How can I work on field-specific content and tasks if I do not yet “have” a field?
Students in so-called Springboard programs often...