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.
A comment on the role of teaching grammar explicitly in language classrooms and the bridge between Second Language Teaching and Research.
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.
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?”