Best English Presentation on Habits + Reading Practice

English presentation on habits and how they are formed and reinforced in life to practice speaking for IELTS & TOEFL exams + reading comprehension practice with vocabulary learning in real context. Join LELB Society’s students and members and give unlimited presentations in English and Persian in our bilingual academy. English presentation on habits Reading practice … Read more

The Major Effects of Television on Society

In this article, you’ll read about the effects of television on society. You can also watch the podcast or video of this article written by LELB Society’s team. You’re welcome to publish your English and Persian articles in your own name at LELB Society. The most common question Did you know that the most popular … Read more

Transformational Generative Grammar

Transformational Generative Grammar Transformational Generative Grammar In the late 1960s, Noam Chomsky replaced behaviorism with cognitive psychology. Based on thinking, comprehension, memory, and uniqueness of language learning to the human species. Chomsky claims that the history of linguistics shows a move from an E-language to an I-language approach; “the shift of focus from the dubious … Read more

Traditional Instructional Theory | TESL Issues

Traditional Instructional Theory Traditional instructional theory assumes that knowledge and skill can be analysed into component parts that function in the same way no matter where they are used (Resnick, 1989). Psychological theories of the 1920s assumed that learning of complex competencies could be broken down into discrete skills learnt separately, through developing individual stimulus-response … Read more

IELTS Listening Practice Habit Formation

IELTS Listening Practice Habit Formation IELTS Listening Practice Habit Formation About this activity This activity is labeled round table by Dr. Hariri, the creator and administrator of LELB Society. This activity is on the premise of Flipped Learning, according to which the students watch a video before the class, carry out research into the selected theme, and prepare themselves for an informed discussion in the class. This activity is on … Read more

Skinner and Behaviorism | TESL Issues

Skinner Skinner (1953) attempted to extend a classical behaviorist model of learning to language in his famous ‘Verbal Behavior’. His goal was to provide a way to predict and control verbal behavior by observing and manipulating the physical environment of the speaker. In his review of this work, Chomsky (1959) showed that the Skinnerian concepts … Read more

Innateness Hypothesis | TESL Issues

Innateness Hypothesis Innateness Hypothesis It must be that the mind/brain provides a way to identify and extract the relevant information by means of mechanism of some sort that are part of its biologically determined resources. In contrast to the behaviorist hypothesis, a second theory, called the ‘innateness hypothesis’ has developed out of generative transformational grammar. … Read more

IELTS Listening Practice Self-actualization

IELTS Listening Practice Self-actualization IELTS Listening Practice Self-actualization About this activity This activity is labeled round table by Dr. Hariri, the creator and administrator of LELB Society. This activity is on the premise of Flipped Learning, according to which the students watch a video before the class, carry out research into the selected theme, and prepare themselves for an informed discussion in the class. This activity is on the basis … Read more

Behaviorism in Language Learning | TESL Issues

Behaviorism Behaviorism Empirical studies were primarily descriptive and totally objective in nature. In the late 1960s and 1970s, a growing consensus was reached that behaviourist theories of L2 learning were inadequate. L2 learners, like L1 learners, were credited with a ‘built-in-syllabus’ (Corder, 1967), which guided their progress. According to the behaviourist hypothesis, the mind of … Read more

Cognitive Psychology | TESL Issues

Cognitive Psychology Cognitive Psychology The subject matter of cognitive psychology consists of the main internal psychological processes that are involved in making sense of the environment and deciding what action might be appropriate. These processes include attention, perception, learning and memory, language, problem solving, reasoning and thinking (Eysenck, 2001, p. 1). Contemporary cognitive psychology has … Read more