The Power of Mistakes in the English

Course Code: POM101
Start Date: 2024/5/28 End Date: 2024/7/30 Day: Tue Time: 19:10-21:00 Hours: 20 Sessions: 10 Semester: Summer Instructional Language: English Location: Online English Proficiency Level: Intermediate

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Course Description

Dive into the liberating world of language learning with our "Make More Mistakes" course, where we celebrate errors as essential stepping stones to mastery. This course is designed to transform your approach to learning English, encouraging you to take risks and embrace the imperfections that come with acquiring a new language. Through a series of interactive activities, you'll learn to communicate with confidence and fluency, focusing on the journey rather than the destination.

We prioritize communicative competence, creating a supportive atmosphere that champions experimentation and growth. You'll explore strategies for overcoming the fear of mistakes, learn effective self-correction techniques, and build resilience that will serve you in all areas of language learning. Prepare to navigate the real world with a new sense of confidence and proficiency in English.

Learning Objectives

1. Increased Confidence: Boost your confidence in English by understanding that mistakes are a natural and beneficial part of the learning process. This realization will enhance your overall language skills, including speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

2. Effective Communication: Improve your ability to communicate in English by practicing without the fear of errors. This approach leads to smoother, more natural conversations and interactions in a variety of settings.

Who should take this course

This course is perfect for adult learners who are ready to embrace a bold approach to language learning. If you're open to making mistakes, eager to build your confidence, and looking to enhance your proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing English, this course is designed for you.


No required textbook


David Fingerote

Instructor Biography

David W. Fingerote’s nearly two decades of experience teaching has allowed him to learn from and provide support to learners of all ages and various levels/backgrounds from many parts of the world. David trains, teaches, mentors, and consults, focusing on various topics related to learning. David aims to meet students where they are in their respective learning journeys. An M.Ed in TESOL coupled with a passion for testing and applying edtech innovations leads to sustainable learning opportunities for all course participants.