Friday, October 26, 2012

Correcting learners

We correct learners sometimes when they have made a mistake and we want to show them that something is wrong. There is a range of correcting strategies and techniques we can use to indicate that there is a mistake.

Oral correction
1. Time lines
2. Finger correction
3. Gestures and / or facial expressions
4. Phonemic Symbols
5. Echo correcting
6. Peer and self correction
7. Ignoring errors
8. Reformulating
9. Recasting

Writing correction
Symbols correction code