Tag Archives: HOTS

Learner autonomy: myth or reality?

We as language educators rely so much on learner autonomy. Yet, how realistic is it to expect students to take responsibility for their own learning when they don’t know how to do it? What shall we do if in the … Continue reading

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on expectations and not only

So lately I’ve come across some interesting word combinations, such as ‘reporter forgery’,  ‘journalistic fraud’, ‘fabricated story’, ‘twisting the truth in one’s favor’, ‘a journalistic idol of one’s generation’, ‘produce beautifully narrated fiction’, ‘fraud in reporting’, ‘reporter who faked stories’, … Continue reading

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On the importance of being HOT or how to determine what an idiot looks like.

The fuss about the surging images of Donald Trump every time one googles the word idiot reflects an alarming tendency to take everything for granted what the all-mighty search engine’s algorithm decides. To take the issue seriously would not only … Continue reading

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Soft vs Hard Skills

Access to information has never been easier. Basically, you are a click away to learn something what really interests you. You can go on and on, and there will still be new things popping up about the subject you are … Continue reading

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