Critical thinking often features in higher level language teaching materials but what is its place in lessons for beginner, elementary and pre-intermediate students? In this webinar, we’ll explore the role of higher level thinking in lower level classes and find out how – even with basic language aims – critical thinking can add motivation, develop student-independence, and improve learning outcomes.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
John Hughes is a teacher, teacher trainer and course book author. He has worked in ELT since 1992 and managed departments of Business English and Teacher Training. He currently combines a variety of roles including part-time teaching, running online training courses, and lecturing on ELT methodology at Oxford University in the summer. He has written many books with National Geographic Learning including the six-level general English course series called Life and World English Third Edition. He lives near Oxford and is a contributor to the National Geographic Learning In Focus Blog. His website is www.johnhugheselt.com.