Find a suitable audio extract, then ask your students to mirror it – speak at exactly the same time while following the script.
Monthly Archives: August 2011
Photocopy an audio script and cut it up into double turns (speaker A turn and speaker B turn on same slip of paper). Students put the dialogue into order.
You can have a lot of fun by pausing coursebook audio in the middle and asking the students what they think is going to come next (or continuing the dialogue themselves). Here are five mini activities along these lines.
Have you ever photocopied an audio script, blanked out key words with correction fluid, and then re-photocopied as a student worksheet? Here are some task design issues to consider the next time you do this.