Resources that are used in English-speaking countries by native speakers. These are real-world selections produced for a native English-speaking audience, without consideration for the second language learner. Examples include newspapers, books, brochures, leaflets, menus, tickets, bank cards, library cards, etc.
An approach that
combines both traditional classroom teaching and online educational tools to
create a hybrid or “blended” learning experience.
Language learning that proceeds from the most basic parts of language, such as words, then advances to more complex structures such as complex sentences and grammar, before finally arriving at an understanding of meaning.
A morpheme that cannot stand on its own, but must be attached to another morpheme; the prefixes “un-“ and “re-“ are examples of bound morphemes.
Computer-Assisted Language Learning. Includes
use of computer-based language programs such as ESL-specific software,
educational podcasts, web pages, and CD-ROMs for educational purposes.
Documentation used to negotiate
with your students on the rules for the classroom and the consequences for
A group of words that always contains a subject
and a verb in combination.