Recipes for August, 2012

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This is a great game to play with large classes Ideal if you are in Korea. Make teams according to rows. Tell each row to make a paper fish. You place each fish between the rows. They should all be at the back facing the front. They should also be in the same position.  Using […]

The Feather Game Make a prop (for this one I used a paper feather) and have Ss pass it around while the T closes their eyes and counts down from 20.  Then the T must find the feather with CCQs: Who, Where, Does, Do? – attributed to Nelson Beard. 

Especially for beginners – what I call “Body English” is a great technique.  Start with letters / spelling and numbers.   1. Bring a student to the front of the class.   2. “Draw” a number or spell a simple word on their back or the palm of their hand.  3.  Ask the student to […]

This video is super for teenagers especially. A Life InBTween.   Animation that has a lot of really “toally” “completely” fascinating language.  Show the video with or without subtitles. Resources here.  Divide up into the four parts and use for 4 different lessons.      Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0

This is a cool game to play with students or on your own. It helps develop language awareness – a great skill for a developing language learner. Play each audio sentence. Guess what the language is! All the sentences are from Article 1 of the Declaration of Human Rights. Article 1. All human beings are […]

 One of my all time teaching activities has been the use of Restauraunt ads and up coming events from an English language Newpaper-if not local you will have to make a simple map to help them out. -first  What kinds of food do you like? ^-language and nationalities OK. Where can I get a fish […]

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