Demand high, but not too high
Have you ever memorized a bunch of phrases for a trip abroad, arrived in a foreign country, been put on the spot and could remember nothing? Stress affects the language production of both English teachers on vacation and on students in class. Listen to find out how the factors you need to think about when lesson planning to make sure your students don't get overloaded.
What are your experiences with balancing stress and challenge? Comment and tell us what you think!