class of spoken or written language that connects speech or written text
together. In spoken language, for example, words such as “so” and “well” might
be used to connect ideas or shift the conversation. In written language, the
transition words “however” or “on the other hand” are used to show contrast.
Both the spoken and written examples function to connect or show a relationship
between past and future language.
An activity in which students repeat the same
(or slightly changed) words, phrases, or sentences after the teacher in order
to memorize the newly introduced language.
English as a Foreign Language. A program for
students learning English in their native country where English is not spoken (e.g.,
Korean students learning English in South Korea, or Polish students learning
English in Poland).
A technique that involves drawing language from
students rather than giving it to them.