With my PhD study looming, a few pre-research thank-yous to those that made this possible.
Why don't our learners process all of the linguistic input we present to them? (Well if they did, we'd all be out of a job.) "Processing Instruction" attempts to bridge the gap between the theory and teaching of a second language, with particular focus on the processing of input and how instructors can increase the amount of input processed and retained.
Making the time to be outside, be active and switch your brain off might just be the best thing for your PhD. It might also calm down that pulsing vein in your forehead...
A guinea pig: Pets as Therapy for people who don't have the space or energy for an actual dog.
A comment on the role of teaching grammar explicitly in language classrooms and the bridge between Second Language Teaching and Research.
The first 18 months of my PhD and the realisations that I've had.
I was spoilt rotten and taken to Paris, the "ville de l'amour", for my birthday. Here's a little travel guide/review/diary of our time.
Today the app-store is filled with note, list and to-do apps. Every blog, website or article has another 'PhD must-have' application that will 'change the way you keep your notes'. Which one is the best for what?
As a young academic and visiting lecturer, I'm often asked by students "how did you do it?" and my secrets are as follows: In fact, they're not secrets at all. I remember sitting in a pub with my mum at the end of my first year of University, saying that University doesn't really test how … Continue reading “How did you do it?”
With 6 weeks of the podcast, I'm running 8k in just under an hour. I am chuffed with myself. So, with this, I signed up to Race For Life 10k in May.