10 Ways to Engage Multi-Level English Language Learners Simultaneously in a Communicative Grammar Class

6:00 p.m.

 English language learning is so multi-faceted that experts describe a “heterogeneous language class” as a class with more than one student. Ability, needs, background, age, and psychological make-up are just some of the variables among learners. Preparing different tasks for students at different levels is not always feasible, but learning questioning techniques and providing open-ended tasks will allow more students to become actively involved in the class. In this session the presenter will demonstrate 10 ways that teachers can include multi-level learners simultaneously in a communicative grammar class. This interactive session will allow teachers to implement these techniques immediately.

Irene E. Schoenberg has taught English language learners and trained teachers for more than two decades at New York's Hunter College, The New School, and Columbia University. She  holds a Master's Degree in TESOL from Columbia University. She is the author of Talk about Trivia, Speaking of Values 1, Topics from A to Z, Book 1 and Book 2, and Focus on Grammar 2. Schoenberg is the co-author with Jay Maurer of the True Colors series and Focus on Grammar 1. She is also a contributing author of Future 1 and Future 3.

 Co-sponsored by the English Language Studies Department and Pearson Education.



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