L1 in the classroom

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L1 in the classroom by Mind Map: L1 in the classroom

1. L1 should be used only in homogenous classes

2. T is not very adept or fluent in Ss' native language

3. Ss don't view communication as a balance between fluency and accuracy

4. Ss can measure comprehension through success

5. Limited approval to use their L1 allows for longer and richer discussions

6. a 30 sec explanation in the students' L1 helps to jump into the practice session

7. help students provide sentences beyond their ability.

8. ask similar questions solely in English

9. Positives

10. technical or cultural explanations in the L1

11. to employ speaking strategies

12. Negatives