The post debunks five fallacies in the English Language Teaching (ELT) industry, arguing that language acquisition is complex and highly individual. Misconceptions include assumptions that all learners progress similarly, native speakers model ideal language acquisition, younger learners have an advantage, immersion guarantees proficiency, and language learners progress in a fixed sequence. Each of these points have nuanced realities which are outlined.
Learning is a never ending process. As teachers and educators, reflective practice about what we do in the classrooms, and
When we look at English teacher ads on social media there’s often a comparison between “Normal/Basic” English vs. “Native/Advanced” level,