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 idea works well in pairs. Model in front of the class first. 1. Write numbers or letters on the back of a student/classmate by using your finger. 2. The classmate guesses the number/letter. 3. Make it more advanced. Larger numbers / words. You can also do a variation of this by doing […]
I like using magic tricks to get student’s attention. Along the way, they are learning a lot as you explain and show using language. A great way for rich language learning. Here’s a favorite I used to use with my kids. I”ll guess your birthday Magic Trick Ask your students to do the following, calculating […]
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