Spring has finally arrived! Here is another activity for lower levels on colours and seasons where learners write and say simple sentences about what spring means to them.
When it comes to reading a text, how many times have we told our learners to focus on gist, on general meaning rather than on isolated unknown words, and how many times have we designed or used activities that encourage to do just that? In practice, how often do we focus on general meaning when … More Ways to Mark a Text: Reading Skills for Teachers
Laura’s Feedback: We’re back! This year, the ELT conference at International House Barcelona (http://www.ihes.com/bcn/tt/conference.html) has been particularly inspiring. It was encouraging to hear from Nayr Ibrahim about how multilingualism is increasingly present in this day and age, and it felt a bit nostalgic to hear Scott Thornbury recalling Communicative Language Teaching in its heyday: I consider … More Back from IH Barcelona ELT Conference 2017: Fresh Feedback
Here’s the picture gallery of L&T at IH Barcelona ELT conference 2017. Check out our fresh feedback and thoughts on the event!
An activity that encourages sharing language learning experiences, based on the “Teacher’s Experience as a Language Learner” Post.
This is an A2 integrated-skills (Reading-Writing-Speaking) activity on seasons and colours.
I am very excited about writing this, as this is my first blog post as a writer. I am also very excited because it’s about what motivates people to keep learning languages. When I first thought about writing this post, I did some reading and took notes on what factors motivated learners to learn, and … More The Teacher’s Experience as a Language Learner: a Powerful Motivation Tool