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Teaching–Learning Structure for Productive and Receptive Skills, Part III

This is the final part of this short series of posts. The previous post focused on how to structure lessons focused on the productive skills, speaking and writing. In this post, I shall outline the same for receptive skills, reading and listening. Developing Receptive Skills There are many things different about receptive skills when compared… Continue reading Teaching–Learning Structure for Productive and Receptive Skills, Part III

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Teaching–Learning Structure for Productive and Receptive Skills, Part II

In my last post, I introduced the idea of learning processes for productive and receptive skills within the lesson structure that I had previously written about, here. This post will continue the concept, focusing specifically on an effective structure for developing the productive skills, that's speaking and writing. Developing Productive Skills When we choose to… Continue reading Teaching–Learning Structure for Productive and Receptive Skills, Part II

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Teaching–Learning Structure for Productive and Receptive Skills, Part I

I have written before about Lesson Planning. I have talked at length about constructing learning objectives here and here, and I have given some ideas for a function-based approach to lesson planning. In that last article, I advocated for beginning the planning process with focus skills and practical functions in mind. In this short series, I… Continue reading Teaching–Learning Structure for Productive and Receptive Skills, Part I

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The JLA Lesson Structure

Many of the posts that I have written on this blog so far deal with specific parts of the lesson planning process or specific scenarios encountered while teaching. All of these different elements, however, are components of an overarching structure, which is what I’ll be writing about here. This post will introduce and describe the… Continue reading The JLA Lesson Structure