This week I have been thinking about setting achievable goals for class discussions, so I turned to an old classroom favourite. Tic-Tac-Toe (also known as Noughts and Crosses) is a very versatile classroom activity and it can be used for vocabulary, … Continue reading Tic-Tac-Toe – Setting Discussion Goals
Lately I have been thinking about ways to generate conversation from a writing activity. One idea is for an activity called ‘Teleprompter,’ which is a reverse dictation activity. There is a comedy movie about a news presenter who would read anything … Continue reading Teleprompter: Turning a writing activity into a speaking activity
The other week I was reading Sandy Millin’s fantastic post about useful links for CELTA. There is so much information in that post that it is difficult to take it all in on the first reading. One of the ideas that stood … Continue reading Making flashcards in PowerPoint
Someone asked me recently: Have you got anything on Easter eggs by any chance? I didn’t have anything planned, but straight away it reminded me that there are two different kinds of Easter Eggs. How could I resist the chance … Continue reading Easter Eggs and Movies!