An intersting blog post share from the ELTExperiences.com blog
Before the new academic year starts up it's time to look back and carry out the (third) annual review of my practice and development as an English language teacher (previous yearly reviews can be found here: 2016-17 and 2015-16 ). With these reflective pieces I want to make myself look back at the previous academic …
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After a little break away from updating my site, here is my version of the well documented 'expert interviews' speaking and discussion class which I did with some of my groups a few weeks ago.
In a nutshell, first students hear and watch a story of mistaken identity which resulted in a difficult interview situation. After this first stage and looking at some chunks of language, each student is allocated a topic in which they are to be experts and answers questions from the other class members.
Image Credit: Alexas_Fotos on Pixabay.com A quick Halloween activity for the classroom aimed at intermediate and higher level students with a focus on speaking fluency and revision of Halloween vocabulary. The idea for this activity came from a session I attended in September at the British Council's Annual Teachers' Conference in Bilbao. Silvia Benítez and …
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Just a quick resource share and update, the engaging classroom game Kahoot has recently introduced a single player mode, or homework mode as they are pushing it.
This now means that students can engage with the quizzes independently as a homework revision activity outside of the classroom on a single screen.
This is a short speaking activity based around the video 'iDoits' to get students talking about the effects of technology and consumerism on our lives
An interesting article from the British Council about reflecting on teaching practice .
A favourite website and learning tool of mine, Quizlet, has just added a new feature. Now you can add diagrams for students to correctly label as part of learning sets.