Updated: Sep 6, 2019
We know that plants thrive in particular climates. What are the conditions which best support students learning a second language?
Successful language acquisition is all about creating a good learning climate for students to thrive in. In this week's blog, we look at -
Four components for a
thriving learning environment
According to the research of Prof. Kelley M. Skeff, Dr and Educational expert, these four components create a supportive learning environment:
1. Respect/ comfort: Students feel supported and safe enough to engage and attempt new language without being judged negatively.
2. Admission of limitations: Expectations are realistic and do not put the student under an uncomfortable amount of stress-inducing pressure.