I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
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Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language.
Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott, Alex Rawlings, Benny Lewis, Anthony Metivier and Jonathan Levi.
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184: My students have holes in their grammar
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Ferdinand asks: "How do I repair holes in my students' grammar?" Episode Summary: How holes in your grammar can develop Different roles for the teacher: Teach what you know is right Teach what the student expects Raising awareness is the only way to help students self-monitor and fix their own mistakes If students resist basic grammar exercises, look for another way... How to raise awareness and encourage self-monitoring: Talk to them about their goals, and how better grammar would help "Stealth grammar" Record the student and have them listen back Write two sentences on the board, ask: "What's the difference?" Set writing tasks instead of speaking tasks - scaffold their language and highlight opportunities for better grammar Resources Mentioned In Today's Episode: 19 quick changes you can make today that will make you a better language teacher Start speaking today: I’d like to thank iTalki for supporting the show. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, visit: http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes Do you have a question? Ask me your language learning questions by clicking here, and I’ll do my best to feature it on the show! Also, please subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates. Thanks so much for listening to this episode of the podcast! If you’ve got any comments about the show then please leave them in the “comments” section below! If you’d like to help me out, then I’d love it if you could… Share the episode using the social media buttons around you Leave an honest review and rating of the podcast on iTunes (click here t
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An amazing podcast for language learners
This is the best podcast I've ever come across for language learning. Olly really knows his stuff, and I like his relaxed, unscripted approach. I've learned so much from listening to him... so thanks so much for all you do!
Date published: 2015-12-15