Elemental Linguistics

The Essential Elements of Linguistics

11 – The Speed Reader Algorithm
The Speed Reader Algorithm The Speed Reader algorithm uses the following communicative principles. Learners do a timed-reading of a interesting and meaningful story or text where they know about 100% of the words and grammar patterns. When they finish reading, they note the amount of time that they took... Read more
12 – Presentation Shuffle Algorithm
Presentation Shuffle Algorithm In our imaginary class, students have done meaningful input and output activities about a sports theme. To continue, they can do the Presentation Shuffle where they give a 3-5 minute presentation about a sports topic they like. Students have a number of options, such as describe... Read more