Dealing with error correction in online speaking lessons
TaskWatch Lindsay and Marie Therese talking about some error correction techniques you can use in your online lessons. Which statements refer to immediate correction and which refer to delayed correction.
- We should include examples of good language used.
- It needs practice.
- It’s hard for students to recognise when it’s needed.
- Less of this is done in online lessons.
- We can use Word, the whiteboard or the chat box to elicit it.
- You could prompt it with a card or puppet.
- All learners can get involved via the chat box.
Reflect and shareHow do you usually correct errors in face-to-face lessons? How might you need to adapt this for an online environment? If you already teach online, what changes have you had to make to the way you elicit corrections to errors? Share your ideas in the comments.
Teaching English Online
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