Learner autonomy

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  • Literature Review : Learner Autonomy

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    various researchers will also be included to gain a clarity of understanding in topics related to learner autonomy and the belief’s teachers have on learner autonomy and the way in which they implement this in their classrooms. The literature review will consider the sub-headings above (I.1 – I.7). L.1- What is Learner Autonomy. As determined in I.2 there are several definitions of learner autonomy in second language learning and education. This category (L.1) will portray the different terms engaged

  • The Effects Of Listening Strategy Instruction On Learners ' Autonomy Of The Iranian Efl Learners

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    This is more obvious when most learners criticize about their ability in listen appropriately. In fact, language learners do not know the nature of listening, how to improve their listening, and how to overcome the listening comprehension problems occurring while listening. Because of insufficient researches in the field of the study, the present research is going to focus on the listening strategy training to solve the problem. Most Iranian language learners are not responsible for what they

  • Learner Autonomy

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    What is Learner Autonomy and How Can It Be Fostered? Dimitrios Thanasoulas The Internet TESL Journal 2. What is Autonomy? For a definition of autonomy, we might quote Holec (1981: 3, cited in Benson & Voller, 1997: 1) who describes it as 'the ability to take charge of one's learning'. On a general note, the term autonomy has come to be used in at least five ways (see Benson & Voller, 1997: 2): • for situations in which learners study entirely on their own; • for a set of skills

  • Misconceptions on Learner Autonomy: a Methodological and Conceptual Renewal

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    MISCONCEPTIONS ON LEARNER AUTONOMY: A METHODOLOGICAL AND CONCEPTUAL RENEWAL Asuman AŞIK (*) Abstract Learner autonomy emerges as the result of many methodological innovations in second/foreign language teaching over the last dec1ades, especially in communicative language teaching and learner-centered approaches. As the learner has become the center of the foreign language teaching, autonomy has been attributed to the learner as one of the essential capabilities that a learner should have. Learners are the

  • Education, Training and Social Care Policies and Procedures

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    Social Care has got Policies and Procedures staff has to follow, same as in Education and Training. Some of the Policies are :- • Data Protection Act (1998) made provision for the regulation of the processing of information relating to individuals, including the obtaining, holding, use or disclosure of such information. It was amended in 2003 to include electronic data. • Protection of Children Act (POCA) (1999) was designed to protect children. It gives responsibility to Local Authorities to make

  • Examples Of Metalinguistic Feedback

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    and/or phrases such as “I don’t understand” which indicate to the learner that there is a problem with his or her utterance, and that it needs to be reformulated. For example: S: “His preferit food” T: “Pardon? I don’t understand the word preferit” D) Metalinguistic feedback With metalinguistic feedback, the teacher does not provide the correct form but “comments, information, or questions related to the well-formedness of the student’s utterance” as Lyster and Ranta (1997: 47) states. Metalinguistic

  • Explain Own Role and Responsibilities in Identifying and Meeting the Needs of the Learners

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    Explain own role and responsibilities in identifying and meeting the needs of the learners As a teacher and trainer I have found that one of the simplest ways to make learning accessible to both myself and to those I am teaching is by relating to real-life situations and circumstances that I have faced. If one takes the approach of trying to memorise lists of facts of how to deal with First Aid situations the information becomes more difficult to absorb and less likely to be retained. Context can

  • Essay on 30 Activities for one-one teaching

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    Phrasal Verb Swap 25. Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time? 26. If I Ruled the World 27. Resolving Disputes 28.  To Do List 29. Company Policy 30. You’re the Teacher 1. Know the Teacher Language Focus: Question forms, short answers  Adult learners can feel ‘infantilised’ when they speak a foreign language. They may have a confident and respected public identity in their first language but feel like children communicating with adults when speaking their second language, especially with their

  • Explain the Way in Which You Would Establish Ground Rules with Your Learners, and Which Underpin Behaviour and Respect for Others.

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    Having explored the three methods of setting ground rules during session 2 of PTTLS course, it is evident that for the ground rules to be effective, determining the appropriate method of ground rules setting is crucial to informing how the learners will be likely to respond to the ‘ground rules’ and how this will later affect the session or sessions to be delivered. The three methods of setting ground rules offer advantages and disadvantages depending on the context of the lesson and the dynamics

  • Benefits And Disadvantages Of E-Learning Systems

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    interactivity - Online tests and quizzes must be available to offer immediate response to learners. Benefits and disadvantages of E-learning (Grobler et al, 2012): • Benefits: o Extraordinary amount of interaction between the learner and materials o Understanding can be evaluated before the learner moves on o Responses can be personalised to the learner's choices o Topics can be retrieved in an order which suits the learner o Probability for familiarising the learning style to the user's necessities o