Brain-Based Vocabulary Teaching Strategies

This is a very interesting training session recorded and shared on ELT Ireland Youtube channel. The presenter talked a the way that is very fascinating and brain-friendly. That means, she practices what she preaches. She gave a quick overview of how brain works, then showed the participants how to use the connection for better memorization of vocabulary. She provided two activities to demonstrate the differences between learning separate words and learning them in connection. Very interesting to watch.

Bio-notes about the presenter:

Setenay is from Turkey and she has been teaching English for 8 years including 4 years of teaching when she was a university student. She holds a Masters Degree in English Language Teaching from Gazi University in Ankara, Turkey. Her particular areas of interest are teaching English to young learners and creating new, useful classroom materials and activities.