Here are the bare essentials to keep in mind when implementing the 4 Strands with beginners.
The Four Strands
Here is one way to ensure a course is being planned with the right balance.
Here is a really good way to repeat language through different skills with minimal preparation. This is great for teaching and independent language learning.
Here are some ideas for integrating deliberate learning activities with pronunciation into a course.
What are some deliberate learning activities we can use for practicing spelling? In the end I demonstrate how this can work with a range of scripts.
Using Word Cards should be a vocabulary activity that all language learners are trained to do so that they can learn and recycle vocabulary on their own.
Our final video for Fluency Development shows how we can practice getting faster with what we know through writing.
This is the 13th video of 20. We will talk about how to get more fluent with reading by speed reading and doing repeated reading.
The 4/3/2 activity doesn’t take much time, but it is often not in place on language courses.
Here we will complete the picture with the third kind of listening that every language course should have. We will explore activities to improve your listening for fluency.