The students have already been presented with some key phrases for the first time. How can these be practiced in a subsequent lesson?
Monthly Archives: September 2010
Classroom material often includes key phrases for a particular communication skill, grouped in a box according to function. How can these be presented in an active way?
Pairwork is seen as a key element in the communicative approach. But is it always the best option?
The tip is the same as the last post, with writing in place of speaking. The background and suggestions are different.
This is a simple tip, but one that I still constantly need to remind myself of.
A simple, fun game to revise functional phrases.
This is a practice activity for whatever type of email you looked at in the last lesson.
Tired of going through all your students’ written work and writing in all the corrections? There are some alternatives.
An anarchic activity that apparently (according to my teacher trainees) is popular in German pubs! Further development needed – ideas welcome in the Comments area.
A ready-made speaking activity with handout (copy-and-paste) on the theme of ‘difficult colleagues’.