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Company profile Lesson 4: I agree with you that advanced students need to be aware of the importance of collocation, and I would go further and suggest that we, as teachers, need to start raising awareness of collocations early in their English learning career so it is not just something that appears later in the curriculum for more advanced learners.

Off to a flying start Impressions Getting to know you: Texts are a great way in to noticing collocations.

Matching pairs being distributed and then students wander to find their partner. A discussion and explanation of collocations and practical suggestions for teaching them. Get into the habit of including useful collocations at the write-up stage of a lesson — showing on the whiteboard the typical partnerships that students need to be aware of. Emailed Comparative and superlative adjectives — article Grammar contrasts 2: With the rise and rise of the Lexical Approach, there is a lot of fce.eritorial for this viewpoint.

Lost in the rainforest China: Literature EAP for the 21st century learner. Finally then, just a note on materials. Media and Communications Speaking 2: If you are working with textbooks that do not contain naturally occurring language, other options can be for you to source authentic material yourself or for the students to bring in their own texts.


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So, first of all you need to build awareness through noticing, then maintain the practice of record keeping. A superb textbook for initial training courses and a no-nonsense handbook for practising ELT teachers. Making a start Planning the future The case against self-employment Business tasks Introduction to the series Grammarr and opportunity Decisions Notes and messages Problems and difficulties Studying fde.editorial learning Success and failure Work and responsibilities Teaching approaches First lessons Inter-cultural training Needs analysis Pre-experience learners Role-play and simulations Teaching one-to-one What’s it all about?

For your students to develop their awareness of collocation, exposure to naturally occurring language is very important. How can I help my students with collocations?

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You will need to help students by showing them which parts of the expression are changeable are fixed. Add something Digital criteria: Skip to main content Skip to fce.edutorial Subscribe now: Revisiting aids acquisition so recycling and further practice become crucial to students actually retaining any of these neatly noticed collocates. Assessment matters What is assessment? Have your say You must sign in to make a comment.


There are a lot of possibilities to help students with these activities. Living and Surroundings Speaking 3: In addition, if we presume that meaningful chunks exist in their own language, some translation can be helpful to their records.

Whole class discussion of what is useful or woth noting down is a helpful exercise as it allows your cuasi-esecnial to actively participate in the process of what they notice and record. Your students could usefully record items according to key word or topic, or both. Part 2 — Question-Response.

Vocabulary: teaching collocations 1

Think also about how these can be recorded memorably — word spiders and columns are useful techniques to promote. Deepening learning Digital criteria: Impact of digital criteria First Steps into: Advanced students need to be aware of the importance of collocation. Drawing students attention to patterns, phrases and semi-fixed expressions within these texts and helping them record them effectively is important. Students of general English should be exposed to a wide variety of both cuasi-eswncial and spoken texts.

Individual Institution Free day trial Sign in. Rather than learning ever lengthening lists foe new rare words, students may become more effective communicators by combining the words they already cuzsi-esencial in new and useful ways.

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