L1 Interference | Teaching English as a Foreign Language | UCT ELC

Dealing with L1 Interference: Farsi

L1 interference is basically the degree to which a learner's native tongue is starting to intervene in the learning of English (or any other language for that matter). Teacher Christelle shares with us a 'cheat sheet' for teaching Farsi speakers, and reveals that going that extra mile for a student not only helps the teacher understand what the issues are, but can greatly improve student confidence!

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Cooking in English Class

Cooking in English class might sound a bit absurd, but following a recipe and cooking food is a great way to teach and learn some aspects of a new language. Find out why teachers sometimes do this in their classes, and learn a new recipe for South African bobotie (a typical South African Cape Malay dish)!

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Using LinkedIn

Most people know of, or have a profile on, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. But what about LinkedIn? What is this networking site all about and can it really be of any benefit to you? Read our blog post to find out more about this professional networking tool.

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