Deductive, Inductive, Implicit and Explicit Instruction in TESOL


This is part of an answer to a question I provided @ Enotes.com  Deductive and inductive teaching of grammar In TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language) there are two theoretical models of teaching: inductive and deductive. As theoretical models, they basically mean one thing: neither of them is better than the other, and the... Continue Reading →

3 easy steps to teach L2, foreign language


This sample comes from a K-2 class, but can be exactly as effective for an older audience. Just follow the three steps and their schema (prior knowledge) will build faster.STEP 1- Introduce 6 basic statements in the target language using pantomime, song, rhyme, or a game.  ALWAYS show the written version on the board. NOTE THAT... Continue Reading →

Kidspiration, EFL, and FLES- Combine well


Sample Activity Using Kidspiration for L2/ESL learners Objectives: To use inference skills To make predictions To accurately identify an animal in the target language To apply descriptive phrases in the target language To recognize language in print To recognize oral language To apply descriptions to nouns To organize graphically the ideas of a process  Target... Continue Reading →

Spanish 2.0-LingTECHguistics creating buttons


My favorite site for creating logos, buttons, scrolls, and other promotion images is: . I designed the LingTECHguistics* logo, all of my webpages buttons, and countless other things using CoolText - absolutely free. Here is a sample Spanish 2.0 LingTECHguistic lesson in which the Sustained Affective Stimulus is the button application of CoolText.  Objectives: The... Continue Reading →

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