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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Classroom Fun | UCT English Language Centre

Classroom Fun

Learning English in a classroom does not only consist of serious, hard work and grammar exercises with one sided teacher dialogues. Fun plays a very serious part in learning too! Find out more here.

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TEFL, CELTA, DELTA…? What to look for in a TEFL course

If you decide to train to be an English as a Foreign Language teacher, choosing the right course is an important first step. But with so many different courses out there, you can soon find yourself drowning in a sea of acronyms! In this interview, Simon and Juliette explain some of the the different courses available, what to look for - and what to avoid.

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