Summer is almost over: time for a cuppa for fans of tea. Another engaging conversation lesson for upper intermediate learners with tea-related idioms! Advertisements
Coffee is popular around the world. A visually engaging B2 conversation lesson in presentation form, which can be taught online or face to face. Suitable for 1:1 or small groups.
A FUN integrated skills activity which gets young teenagers talking about food and think critically about advertising. Featuring a favourite children’s character!
This is a B1+ level activity for 1:1 or small groups complete with teachers’ notes. I had the opportunity to write this for the iTDi ELT materials writing course this month.
It could be because it’s a lovely day, or because I have just taken more time to take care of my material writing, but I have recently been encouraged to write again, leaving aside any sense of guilt for not having done so for eons (in Internet-time units). Life goes on with its own rythm … More Summer vibes
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
How many times have we wondered as teachers if the feedback we provide in class actually affects the learners’ knowledge positively ? How many times have we felt that practice prevailed over sufficient feedback in class? How many times have we thought that specific learners take our feedback lightly? The time has come to re-evaluate the role … More The role of feedback in 21st Century