In mixed proficiency/ability classes our students may differ in terms of language level, learning style (visual, kinaesthetic, auditory), age, interests, learner motivation etc. Depending on the overall purpose of the lesson and factors such as the number of students in each class, their level of discipline etc., reaching and achieving our teaching goals can be a real challenge to many language teachers. This blog post will focus on highlighting some key ways of exploiting mixed levels in order to promote foreign language learning in these difficult to tackle scenarios.
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