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Common misconception #1: Good teaching for native speakers is good teaching for non-native learners

Good teaching – one that provides learners with ultimate learning experience – is naturally appreciated by all students. Nevertheless, non-native learners may have very different linguistic and cultural characteristics and needs, which “plain” good teaching fails to accommodate. This is why we need linguistically sensitive teachers. Not all learners learn the language of schooling in …

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Are you a teacher educator, an in-service teacher or a student teacher in Europe? We would like to hear your thoughts on linguistically sensitive teaching! The Listiac online survey, targetting teacher educators, in-service teachers and teachers-to-be, is now live. The survey (available in eleven languages) is one of six research instruments used in the project. …

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Ready to take off! – The Listiac Research Team

The Listiac research team is composed by five energetic and hard-working people belonging to quite distinct contexts and realities: Mari Bergroth (Finland), Sven Sierens (Belgium), Uxue Díez-Guiral (Basque Country), Julia Llompart (Catalonia) and Nathalie Pepiot (France). Every Thursday, the researchers (and the occasional cat) meet via Zoom (a skype-like platform) for at least an hour …

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The DREAM team

Apart from the Listiac partnership being one big dream team, did you know that the true DREAM team is part of the project? The Donostia Research Group on Education and Multilingualism (DREAM) is based at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) in Donostia San-Sebastián, Basque Country, and is internationally renowned for its publications and …

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