It’s nearly the holiday season. In a few days it will be December 1st and the countdown to Christmas will begin. Joanna Malefaki has already written a fantastic blog post introducing her ideas for a Holiday Season ELT Calendar. If … Continue reading Make your own class advent calendar!
One of my favourite teaching books is Drama and Improvisation by Ken Wilson. There is an activity from this book called ‘Actions and Locations,’ which you can find on page 37. I have enjoyed using this activity in my lessons … Continue reading Random Choices!
This week I wanted to produce something useful for both teachers and students, and after writing about Google Ngrams last week, I thought it would be a good idea to discuss word banks. Word Banks are a great way to manage new vocabulary, but … Continue reading Word Banks: Keeping track of vocabulary
The other day I was reading James Taylor’s blog post about using interesting charts and graphs in classes and it reminded me about Google Ngrams. It has taken place of the article I intended to post about Apps, but Part … Continue reading Google Ngrams: The highs and the lows