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    Group work - Pros and Cons????

    Hi there,

    Could you please tell me the pros and cons of group work in classroom, esp. in teaching English and how could I best integrate group work (collaborative learning) in classroom?

    Thanks for help

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    Re: Group work - Pros and Cons????

    Here are a couple
    Pros- uses class time effectively because it maximises student production; gives students control and responsibility for their learning
    Cons- Can be harder for the teacher to monitor and can lead to domination by a few; some students from some cultural backgrounds may react negatively to it

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    Re: Group work - Pros and Cons????

    Dear tdol, thanks a lot

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