Language teaching requires good content. What principle would you follow to select and grade materials for language teaching?
When teaching language, one must be sure to include material the language learners are familiar with. What this means is: students of a new language are already nervous about learning a new language, therefore one should use materials which engage their interest by connecting with them on a personal level. By using materials which have been translated from their original language, or material which "speaks" about their heritage/culture,...
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