Connections

Today we continue our talk about American Standards of teaching. They were designed by ACTFL (American Council of Teaching Foreign Languages). First two principles were connected to Communication and Culture Teaching and now we move to the third principle — Connections. The Connections Standards were designed as a way for language teachers to help students […]

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Culture

Today we continue talking about important elements of the lesson and culture is definitely one of them. As we all know language is the primary vehicle for expressing cultural perspectives and participating in social practices, the study of a language provides opportunities for students to develop insights in a culture that are available in no […]

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Modes of Communication

Communication is a buzz word in the modern ELT world and communicative approach is probably the most popular one nowadays. After a year that I spent teaching language in an American college I found out that there is a whole new view on the good old communicative approach across the ocean. American system which was […]

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