How can we become better language learners? 1

English For Teachers > Lesson 1 > Welcome




We’re fascinated by languages and how we learn them. While working on this lesson, we were amazed by the variety of learning strategies we had used as language learners. We all have different reasons for learning a language, and there are many paths we can take to reach our goals. We definitely found a few new ideas to try and hope you do, too.

Barb, Chuck, Kate, and the entire EFT Team


In the lesson we’ll explore the characteristics of good language learners, and explore ways to become better learners ourselves.

  • Part 1: Teacher talk: Listening
  • Part 2: Developing language: Word families
  • Part 3: Developing language: Using modals for giving advice
  • Part 4: Readings from the blogs: Reading