Active and engaging language learning​

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In this article, I discuss the benefits of action-based teaching strategies in foreign language teaching and how they are part of the action-oriented approach supported by the Common European Framework and Finnish core curricula. Active learning gives learners opportunities to have agency and autonomy in their language learning. It also brings joy and playfulness in the learning environment. Versatile activities with movement, drama, or playfulness range from necessary brain breaks in lessons to longer collaborative tasks and projects that engage and motivate learners in using the language in dynamic ways.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlädje i Språklärandet : Kunskap och goda modeller för en mångsidigare språkundervisning
Number of pages15
PublisherSvenska kulturfonden
Publication dateOct 2022
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-7263-19-8
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2022
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 6121 Languages

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