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How to gain fluency in a second language through the Comprehensible Input (CI) approach?
By Sanako Blog on September 29, 2021

The concept of comprehensible input (CI) derives from Stephen Krashen's hypothesis on second language acquisition. Activities based on CI require students to actively gain an understanding...

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Why digital literacy matters in language teaching
By Sanako Blog on September 16, 2021

Digital tools provide language teachers with a broader range of instruments to teach languages and culture. Introducing digital literacy into the language classroom allows teachers not only...

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Tips for teaching listening – Improving students’ listening skills
By Sanako Blog on September 10, 2021

Language educators would be well aware that there are four core language skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. Oxford, 1993 argues that listening is ”the most fundamental” of...

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Five ways that language educators can promote student agency
By Sanako Blog on June 1, 2021

A recent paper from Oxford University Press (OUP) identifies a “central challenge” for ELT and ESL educators. It is vital, the report outlines, that educators “create and implement...

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How Sanako Connect supports educators to deliver Project-Based Learning (PBL)?
By Sanako Blog on April 8, 2021

In previous blog posts, we’ve looked at how language educators can use Sanako products, including Sanako Connect, to deliver lessons that follow different pedagogical approaches. These have...

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How boosting students’ mindset can lead to language learning success?
By Sanako Blog on March 10, 2021

There are many reasons why students are inspired to learn a new language - they might be working towards a new qualification, moving to a new country for work, or perhaps they just want to...

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How investing in language education boosts national and regional economies?
By Sanako Blog on December 23, 2020

In an earlier blogpost, we explored how language learning was the ultimate 21st Century skill. We identified how language skills could increase opportunities for learners and support their...

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Latest Finnish language teaching research highlights impact of listen-and-repeat training
By Sanako Blog on November 3, 2020

Understanding and correctly reproducing phonemes is widely accepted to be a key building block in successful language learning. The latest insights from Finnish researchers suggests that...

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