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Episode 24: Dr. Marije Michel

Episode 24: Dr. Marije Michel

In episode 24, Leo welcomes Dr. Marije Michel to the studio. Dr. Michel has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Amsterdam and is an associate professor and Chair of Language Learning at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She conducts research into language learning processes in a second language, foreign language didactics, and multilingualism in educational contexts.  In this episode, Dr. Michel discusses the second language learning process, the role of input, and her most recent research on alignment.  Dr. Michel focuses on: Learning by doing (11:00) The role of input (17:00) The role of grammar instruction and repetition in task-based approaches (24:00) CAF - Complexity, Accuracy, Fluency (32:00) Training students to give meaningful peer feedback (41:00) An important refugee project called The English Academy for Newcomers (45:00) Alignment - what it is, how it works, and how teachers can incorporate it (52:00) Follow Dr. Michel: Twitter: @marijemichel Read her work   If you like the show, we have a Tip Jar on our website for people looking to help with the creation of our show.    As always, thank you for listening. Your support has been overwhelming and we couldn't do what we do without you. We hope this podcast serves as an effective CPD tool for you. If you like the show, consider subscribing on Spotify, iTunes, or Google Podcasts, and sharing it with a friend. If you have a comment or question about today's show, we'd love to hear from you: info@learnyourenglish.com  For more info on what we do at LYE, check out: Our Memberships Join Our Mailing List Our Online Courses Follow Learn YOUR English Follow Teacher Talking Time

Duration: 1 hr 37 min

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