The best approach to ESL homework

The FUTURE of Learning

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When a teacher teaches an adult something, particularly English, the question is, should we give homework? The answer is …of course!

This seems a strange point to make, however there are many schools of thought here.

For children homework is essential as it guides them as to what is important to remember and revise, as well as that the child learns discipline and shows they can create or practice alone without the teacher present. All good qualities for the future.

But when we are talking about adults doing homework, it has a different context. Generally it is more to do with making sure you are ready, making sure concepts are consolidated and reviewed, and if the student loves the course, then giving them a chance to do even more than they expected.

The main difference is more on the part of the teacher and their follow…

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