Grouping techniques in an EFL classroom

This article focuses on the need for English language teachers to use group work as a means to foster communication among students.  The writer presents a definition of group work, its advantages and disadvantages, some activities for using group work and some grouping techniques created or adapted...

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Main Author: Ramírez Salas, Marlene
Format: artículo científico
Language: Inglés
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/aie/article/view/9167
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/17320
Summary: This article focuses on the need for English language teachers to use group work as a means to foster communication among students.  The writer presents a definition of group work, its advantages and disadvantages, some activities for using group work and some grouping techniques created or adapted by the writer to illustrate the topic.   Este artículo manifiesta la importancia del trabajo grupal en el aula, para motivar la comunicación entre los estudiantes. Asimismo, presenta la definición de trabajo en grupo, sus ventajas, desventajas y algunas actividades y técnicas para formar grupos.