Interleaving the curriculum

interleaving_tea

Here is an interesting thought for planning a course or a series of lessons: putting several contrasting topics together so that their differences and similarities are more noticeable and memorable. In art, Martin Robinson, the author of the blog post, suggests juxtaposing Brecht and Stanislavsky as an example.

In English language teaching, don’t we do the same when we teach the Present Perfect with Past Simple? Do we interleave enough or perhaps too much? Still thinking đŸ™‚

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s