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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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