Teaching skills online vs teaching skills face-to-face

Receptive and productive skills lessons online and face-to-face are similar in many ways, but the use of technology does mean there are some differences. Here, online English teacher Cecilia Nobre shares her experiences of skills development online and discusses the key differences between online and face-to-face skills lessons.

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Read the article. What key differences when teaching the four skills does Cecilia talk about?

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Which of the four skills do you think will be the most challenging to teach online? Why? Share your ideas in the comments and read and respond to some of the other comments.

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Teaching English Online

Cambridge Assessment English