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Language Teaching Methods: Silent Way Lesson

Silent Way Lesson The Silent Way is an innovative method designed by Caleb Gattegno in the 70s. It focuses on discovery, creativity, problem solving and the use of accompanying materials such as cuisenaire rods....

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Learning theories (video)

A brief overview of theoretical perspectives, learning theory, and instructional theory. The video covers: Learning Theories Behaviorism Cognitivism Constructivism Types of learning theories Descriptive theories Prescriptive theories

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Linguistics Lecture

What is linguitics? In this lecture, best-selling author Steven Pinker introduces you to linguistics, the evolution of spoken language, and the debate over the existence of an innate universal grammar. He also explores why...

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The story of the brain

This video is about the brain one of the mysteries that is still to be unfolded by scientists. What makes the brain so special? So mysterious? Why is it reluctant to reveal the secret...

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Why do we insist on English?

English as a global Language? Patricia Ryan, an English teacher who has spent a long time teaching in the gulf,  asks a provocative question: Is the world’s focus on English preventing the spread of...