ADULT LEARNER: some key characteristics

Sheila Janete Garcia Barbosa Sandrin, Márcia Helena Venâncio Faleiros


The aim of this research is to show some learners’ characteristicsand some classroom techniques that help adults to make the most of the teaching learning process of a second language. Through some bibliographical research based on authors such as Harmer (1998), Ur (1996) and Ligthbown & Spada (2010), we collected information on how to work better with adults and we also suggested a more meaningful activity that can be carried out by them.

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