Click on the link below to listen to a discussion between two English Teachers about whether their students should speak English to eachother in the classroom.
Speaking English in the Classroom
Speaking English in the Classroom - Transcript
Expressions and Idioms to listen for...
The following expressions and idioms appear in the audio discussion. Make a note of any that you do not know.
"a stern look"
"brings them down"
Conversation about Learning a Second Language
Here are a just few questions we might ask eachother in a discussion about learning a second language.
If you were learning English in a classroom, would you want the teacher to allow you to speak your native language with your peers? why?
What do you think is the best way to learn a second language?
What do you think is the greatest benefit of learning a second language?
Do you think it is possible to teach yourself a language?
Why do you want to learn or practice English?
Just a fun video about learning another language...