Monthly Archives: March 2011

Telephoning RP: arranging a company visit

Students write a schedule for a typical visit to their company by someone from abroad. Then they role-play host and visitor on the phone, making final arrangements for the trip and discussing the schedule. Zero preparation.

Live listening

Look for opportunities to bring ‘live’ speakers into class to act as listening material for your students. And don’t forget: the best source of live listening is you. Post includes links at end with more activities.

Teaching one-to-one: a Twitter overview

A great overview of teaching one-to-one by Ceri Jones. This is Ceri’s summary of a discussion on Twitter. There is an ELT-related discussion every Wednesday on Twitter – see the post ‘Twitter discussions’ in the Other section of this site.