Teaching Monolingual Classes gives practical advice for teachers of monolingual classes anywhere in the world. In particular, it deals in detail with the vital question of the students' first language and its relevance and use when learning a second language.
The book includes:
• Suggestions on how to increase the amount of English used in your lessons. • Guidance on how limited use of the students' first language can assist their foreign language learning. • A wide variety of activities designed to encourage you to examine and develop your own altitudes to using the first language in the classroom. • A chapter on the benefits of translation activities with monolingual classes. • Practical suggestions on how to improve the rate and quality of progress in monolingual groups.