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Adults learning languages

Adults learning languages

a CILT guide to good practice

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Published by CILT in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Henriette Harnisch & Pauline Swanton.
ContributionsHarnisch, Henriette., Swanton, Pauline., Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16205753M
ISBN 101904243088
OCLC/WorldCa55706391

  And meanwhile, to all the language-learning adults out there, keep up the great work! By Andrea Reisenauer, guest blogger. Andrea Reisenauer is a language lover, ESL teacher and Rocket Languages fan with a Master's degree in Translation. She speaks Spanish, Catalan, and Italian and is currently studying French.   Adults are actually better in many ways at learning a language up to a point of general fluency, but getting to where you can answer the most subtle of grammatical points with the accuracy of a.

Free online language learning: courses, audio, video and games, including the alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, activities and tests. Please add original Spanish-language books that are easy to read in Spanish for intermediate (post present tense and the past tenses, pre or during the subjunctive and future tenses) Spanish language learners. Please add actual literary works that you have read in Spanish.

Reading this entertaining dual language book will help you develop your knowledge of the Spanish language. We hope you enjoy the story. NEW! Life of Basil – A vida do Manjericão – Free Bilingual Book in English and Portuguese. Part of the Learn Portuguese Series. Basil finds himself in a strange new pot and meets our other chatty little.   Learning a new language requires a huge investment of time, but it doesn't necessarily call for a big investment of money. These are the best free apps for learning a language.


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first section of the book focuses on language teachers as adult learners themselves developing their teaching practice. The second focuses on different means of expanding learner autonomy, an important trait of the adult language learner. The third deals with innovative classroom practices.

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– The big mistake that stops adults from learning a second language (and how to avoid it). – The simple technique that will help any adult (including YOU) become fluent in a language.

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