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3 of 40 MODERN LANGUAGE TEACHING (CLT) & TAIWAN: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IT

The Historical Background (i) A long time ago, there was an approach to teaching known as ‘grammar-translation’. Now, keep in mind, this was a loooooonnnng time ago, in the days before modern language-learning. We are talking about the 1960s and 70s. Back then, people didn’t know much at all about how languages were learnt. They followed conventional thinking, and didn’t think much at all.   Grammar-translation was the teaching our parent would have received at school: chanting French sentences written on a blackboard, repeating phrases like robots as they read from French course books. The grammar was explained (in your own language) in detail. The conjugation of verbs was listed, and long columns of nouns had to be memorised, as did sentences and sets of situational speaking (‘Peter and Mary are meeting each other in the office’). There was constant translation, explanation, and the endless copying. It was as old,…

雅思一戰心得分享 overall 7.5 ( R : 9 )

作者a89050a (a89050a) 看板IELTS 標題[心得] 雅思準備、考試心得 時間Sat Oct 28 23:21:30 2017 (代po) 一、背景: 學測英文滿級分 / 指考英文頂標 / 2012年多益855分 二、雅思一戰成績:L:7.5 R:9.0 W:6.5 S:7.5 OVERALL: 7.5 考試時間:2017/8/19 …

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7: Answer to 8 of 8

  Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7: Answer to 8 of 8 Here are the answers to the previous collocation exercise (8 of 8). The first sentence has the wrong collocation; the second sentence has the correct one.   This can cause high concern. This can cause great concern. …

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (7 of 8)

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (7 of 8) Time to Practice Can you ‘fix’ the following sentences by changing (or removing) the underlined word? There may be different ways to answer this. The answers will be in the next ‘collocation’ post.   …

[心得] 雅思一戰總分7分 (L: 8.5分) + AIS上課心得

作者flyassassin (Charlie) 看板IELTS 標題 [心得] 雅思一戰總分7分 (L: 8.5分) + AIS上課心得 時間Thu Oct 26 15:20:12 2017 我參加Andrew老師的假日班。 Andrew 上課內容很有趣, 而且他投影片的內容很有邏輯,上課注意聽就很容易吸收。 老師會根據IELTS評分標準,解釋相關應考策略。而同學也會分享準備考試的相關資訊。 上完課一個月後考試。 L: 8.5, S: 6.5, R: 6.5, W: 6.5, O: 7 …

[心得] 兩個月5.5=>6.5&Andrew上課

背景: 逢甲大學,多益660(三年前考的),學測11級分(均標) 目前正在準備申請國外大學,因此平常已經有接觸學校提供的雅思相關課程,無奈成績毫 無起色,考了三次都只有5.5。 準備時間: …

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (6 of 8)

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (6 of 8) Time to Practice Can you ‘fix’ the following sentences by changing (or removing) the underlined word? There may be different ways to answer this. The answers will be in the next ‘collocation’ post.   …

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (5 of 8)

  Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (5 of 8) Time to Practice Can you ‘fix’ the following sentences by changing (or removing) the underlined word? There may be different ways to answer this. The answers will be in the next ‘collocation’ post.   …

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (4 of 8)

  Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (4 of 8) Time to Practice Can you ‘fix’ the following sentences by changing (or removing) the underlined word? There may be different ways to answer this. The answers will be in the next ‘collocation’ post. …

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (3 of 8)

  Collocation 3 of 8 Time to Practice Can you ‘fix’ the following sentences by changing (or removing) the underlined word? There may be different ways to answer this. The answers will be in the next ‘collocation’ post. …