One of the strategies to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus or getting the covid-19, has been keeping distance between ourselves and others. Nowadays, it seems that most people understand how important it is to do so. However, it seems that little is done to protect our emotional health, which, according to Amy Banks´(2020) research, shows that emotional...

Speaking of Education, Does Physical Distance Really Mean Social Distance?

One of the strategies to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus or getting the covid-19, has been keeping distance between ourselves and others. Nowadays, it seems that most people understand...

Some practical tips for teaching virtually

In the midst of the pandemic, teachers were pushed into the future much faster than they thought. Before the emergence of the Covid-19 crisis, online teaching was an option that had...

Make Large Online Groups Fully Interactive

Continuing with our series on analyzing whether the canons of foreign language teaching can still be applied on e-learning, we refer this time to how to achieve full interactivity when giving...

How to Keep Down the Affective Filter in Virtual Learning?

In the introduction of this series we hinted that although we, language teachers, profess to follow and pay lip service to the Communicative Language Approach (CLA), in reality we tend to...

Is Distance Education Threatening Student-Centred Learning?

Our series introductory post outlined the basic elements of the communicative approach, and the need for students to be at the centre of the learning process principle among them. Nowadays, we...

Are the Canons of Language Teaching Achievable in Distant Instruction?

Through the years, in the need to communicate with other communities, people developed different approaches and methods to teach foreign languages. Since the 70’s, in which the Communicative Approach gained widespread...
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