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Monday, 9 July 2018


I disagree with Paul Nation’s notion that you need 95 to 98 percent word knowledge to be able to read a text. Yesterday I wrote a post about that. Then, to be fair to the man, I viewed a 15-minute clip of him speaking. I learned about fluency and how to teach it using the 4-3-2 technique. 

I plan to use it with my Speaking & Listening class this semester. I’m finding that I’ll need to tweak what others have done. Fewer, fairer and less onerous assessment, for one thing. This is Level 2 what we’re talking about after all.

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