English Teaching professional blog from Chiara Bruzzano
Five mistakes I made and five mistakes I make
Pronunciation: what we think and what we do
Can I do this? Self-efficacy and language learning
What are self-efficacy beliefs? Why do we have them, and how can they help or hinder language learning? Chiara Bruzzano discusses how our beliefs in our abilities to complete a task, or self-efficacy beliefs, impact our own motivation then addresses how to best foster positive beliefs in our learners.
Harnessing online videos for process listening: 5 activities
The impact of language assessment: consequential validity
Should I simplify the text? Types of input in language learning
Teaching vocabulary: is it worth it?
Leaving learners to their own devices? The potential of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning
Taking stock and looking ahead
SLA: how can it support teachers of non-language subjects?
Can simple second language acquisition (SLA) concepts be used to support teaching in subjects other than languages? And if so, should we encourage their use and why? Chiara recently used her SLA expertise to work with teachers of non-language subjects with success, much to her surprise. Read on to find out more.