The British Council and EAQUALS have joined together to create a core curriculum inventory for the English language based around key. Sheehan, Susan () The British Council/EAQUALS core curriculum inventory – the core of English taught at CEFR levels A1 to C1. If you have been following the development of the “core inventory” by the British Council, in association with EAQUALS, all this will sound.

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Not only does he sing, he can dance too. Much more accurate information about spoken language.

British Council-EAQUALS CEFR Core Inventory (English)

How about these examples though they do include practice from Natural Grammar:. We can tell the students to start earning — and saving — the mcnuggets in their own time, and then use classroom time for activities in which they exchange and trade with them. So the Inventory is surely another step in this process of standardisation? Regrettably, our institution, like every other, does not cater for such students. Twitter Facebook Email Print.

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British Council-EAQUALS CEFR Core Inventory (English) – ppt video online download

A Core Inventory of General English. A better understanding of the interplay between lexis and grammar-the very fact that we can now confidently speak of word patterns. Meeting the needs of learners. And as circular as everything else to emerge. In years to come all English courses for adults will be reduced to coouncil contents of the Core Inventory with nothing that is not listed in it being taught.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here And now the core inventory. Consent has been manufactured. The CEFR struck me as a pretty cool document. No bibliography at all — or index a pet peeve of mine 7.


You are commenting using your WordPress. I have found an excellent use for the Exponents for Language Content section. Thanks for your thoughts on this. Unfortunately, the results seem to suggest that participants counccil explaining when they had been teaching these structures rather than when they felt they should. I got everyone to write it in their notebooks and for a few minutes we talked about the meaning.

The Core Inventory for General English – Eaquals

It certainly goes against the spirit of open enquiry which should characterise any discipline worth its salt. Despite providing a rather more scientific breakdown of the human body into If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. A further activity is for higher level students to choose a random item from the list every morning and try and surreptitiously include it in as many of the conversations they have during the day as possible.

It was a very nice moment. Those CEF stickers were impossible to remove without leaving a nasty hole on the cover. I will be quietly ignoring from here on in.

But I think publishers though perhaps not Ministries of Ed are also keen to find new ways of delivering this kind of content or nuggetsso I remain hopeful in that respect. I suppose, in its defense, it does answer a need, on the part of some teachers and institutions, and maybe even students, to know how to operationalise the CEFR descriptors, within the parameters of a basically coursebook-driven, PPP methodology.

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Perhaps if we gritish ignore it, it will go away. If in doubt, ask a policeman. I would tend to agree with Jason, above, in that the document might be a good starting point -but just that, bearing in cuoncil that the path of language is an open and mostly unpredictable one and therefore, if you handcuff the spectrum of language possibilities with too prescribed and fixed structures and a set of closed words, well, you may be missing the fun of it!


Of course teachers will receive numerous in-house workshops on task teach task, working with emergent language, discourse, and the lexical approach, so that they brotish able to actually carry out the schools methodology.

In a way, we as the professional community are to blame, at least those of us who answered the questionnaire on which their findings were based.

We are really keen to involve the ELT community in our efforts and any feedback or comments from the people posting here would be gratefully received… You can contact us via our website, chat on our forum which is in its infancy and not really attracting many contributors as yet or come to one of our events and heckle!

Share buttons are counxil little bit lower. Chinchilla is more expensive than briitsh. I agree with Vicky that the CEFR had lots of positive points but this latest development will curtail even further the creativity on the gritish of materials developers, school systems and teachers if it is wholly embraced and taken to. As a teacher trainer I take a balanced view, I can see how this would be a very useful resource for both novice and more experienced teacher.

Just my humble opinion, though….