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Voltaire once said: "Writing is the painting of the voice". Quite the brilliant man that Voltaire fellow!
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Voltaire once said: "Writing is the painting of the voice". Quite the brilliant man that Voltaire fellow!
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6 minutes 34 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Listening comprehension
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults, High schoolers
High schoolers
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1. Fill the gap.
These two aspects ofare all about receiving information;
2. Fill the gap.
You also need to be able to create material for yourself and output that newthe world.
3. Fill the gap.
You need todevelop your output language-learning skills.
4. Fill the gap.
However, it is very possible to reach a 90% reading comprehension and still have a hard timea live conversation.
5. Fill the gap.
It'seasy to listen, read and take in the language in lots of ways without changing your life all that much.
6. Fill the gap.
Theof writing over speaking as an output language-learning method is that the process is much slower.
7. Fill the gap.
… the obvious downside is that spelling can be very difficult and that you aren'tvoicing the different foreign …
8. Fill the gap.
You can't spend two minutes on a single sentence,you find a very patient person to talk to.
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… but if you ask him to correct a paragraph or twohe might get a little annoyed with you.
10. Fill the gap.
When you write in your new language, youmissing some accents and characters on your keyboard.
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An accented letter can s ometimes make a huge difference and the meaning of a word can change
12. Fill the gap.
be successful in language learning, it is best to vary your learning activities.
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Keep in mind though, that output methods like writing and speaking, are just as important and should be practiced on a
14. Fill the gap.
get those creative juices flowing and write about anything that inspires you!
15. Guess the end.
What reason(s) presented on the video for writing in English do you think makes more sense to you? Why?
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