Often by just raising your eyebrows or repeating the mistake students will know what you mean and back track to correct the error themselves. Some teachers create all sorts of hand signals to indicate the type of error. Pointing behind you is a classic to indicate to students that they should have used a past tense.

## What are examples of student correction?

**HOW TO USE : You can use different methods to point out the mistake including;**

- gestures.
- facial expressions.
- asking a question.
- echoing the student’s answer somehow highlighting the mistake.
- point out the type of mistake they made.
- using prompt words to lead them to the mistake.
- simply asking them to say that again correctly.

## What is teacher correction?

In this approach, a student works with another student to correct their mistakes, check their answers, give feedback, or ask questions. Some (if not most) students find it easier to accept corrections and feedback from a classmate than a teacher.

## What is correction techniques?

There are different types of correction techniques the students may get acquainted with throughout their learning process: self-correction, **peer correction**, group correction and teacher correction. The teacher should choose the one/s that best suit the specific learning situation.

## What is the best form of error correction?

**Self-correction** considered to be the best form of correction. Teachers should encourage students to notice their own errors and to make attempts to correct themselves.

## What should teacher do when students make mistakes?

Brief. The **teacher should rapidly tell, show, and/or demonstrate the correct response** (e.g., “This word is ‘cir- cus. ‘”). Correcting an error in 3 or 4 seconds is better than engaging in an extended discussion of the student’s mistake.

## What teachers should do when they make mistakes?

Sometimes our impulse as teachers is to just run over the mistake as if it didn’t happen. However, a better way to handle it is just to stop **and correct yourself** in front of the class. Talk through the mistake with your students to show them that it happens to all of us.

## How do you write an error correction?

Correct errors by writing the correct forms in their place. Use **codes in the margin** to identify the type of error(s), for example, VOC = a lexical error. Students have to identify the error(s) and if possible make a correction. Alternatively put crosses in the margin for the number of errors in each line.

## How do you fix speaking mistakes?

**15 ways to correct spoken errors**

- Collect the errors for later. …
- Facial expression. …
- Body language. …
- Point at the correct language. …
- Repeat what they said. …
- Just say the right version. …
- Tell them how many mistakes. …
- Use grammatical terminology to identify the mistake.

## What is peer correction?

Peer correction is **a classroom technique where learners correct each other**, rather than the teacher doing this. Using a computer room, each learner quickly writes a short text on someone who has inspired them. They then move to the next terminal and correct the next learner’s text.