Reading Time: 4 minutesWMC was found to play a role in the success of language learning and that explicit grammar instruction coupled with practice and feedback “levels the field” for both low- and high- WMC learners.
Reading Time: 3 minutesThis article presents the concept of “teacher immunity”, which can help protect teachers against stress and burnout. It explains counterproductive strategies for handling stress and how these can be reversed.
Reading Time: 4 minutesLi examines 33 studies on oral corrective feedback in order to determine how effective it is and what variables constrain its effectiveness.
Reading Time: 3 minutesSpaced repetition software to learn a TOEIC wordlist improves TOEIC test scores.
Reading Time: 3 minutesThis longitudinal study considers the effect of CLIL teaching on comprehension skills, investigating whether CLIL and non-CLIL pupils progress in their reading and listening comprehension proficiency at the same rate.
Reading Time: 3 minutesTribble uses corpus data to argue that the native/non-native speaker dichotomy (and English as a Linga Franca assumptions) does not play a role in academic writing.
Reading Time: 3 minutesCollaborative revision – where pairs of students work together to revise individual essays – may have a number of benefits for the writing classroom.