O'Connell Advanced Training Solutions

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Competency-Based Training in ESL

It's a new concept I'm trying out now that I'm back in Germany and back in the training room - applying CBT principles to ESL training.A new client asked me the other day - "but what does it mean, to have competency-based training [kompetenzbasierte Kurse], what's the difference from other language training?"

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Non-Verbal Signals for ESL

The use of non-verbal signals are critical in the adult learning environment though, as you're probably discovering (if you're new to training).  If you're an established trainer you've probably developed your own lexicon, and while it may not be what your colleagues or counterparts use as long as you're consistent and your students understand what you mean and what you're asking of them, then use it!

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