The Straightforward Portfolios are based on ideas in the Common European Framework (CEF) which bring out the functional element in learning a language. Using the Portfolio will help your students to think more deeply about their learning and to become clearer about the progress they are making in English. Completing the diary sections in the Portfolio can help your students learn the language better. They not only provide the students with writing practice, but also encourage them to reflect on what they have learnt and how
they have learnt it. By reflecting on the language, the students are likely to understand things in more detail and to remember them better.
The Portfolio is designed for students to use on their own as a personal book and diary. However, some teachers may like to include a weekly Portfolio slot in class time.
The Portfolio consists of three sections:
The Portfolio is like a diary. In it, students find …