Category: Recipe

Buzzword Bingo

This is a fun way to recycle vocabulary and to get students actively listening and paying attention in class.

  1. Create a buzzword bingo sheet containing the vocabulary, expressions and things you want students to listen for during your lesson. Give
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Stereotypes

Students will benefit from a lesson that deals with common stereotypes.

One simple recipe is to put on the board – “All …. are …..!” Then, make a statement and ask students for their reply/reaction.

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Prompt Generators

Prompts are great for getting students to use their English both spoken and written.

We’ve worked hard to provide teachers with easy-to-use prompts, templates, and organizers. Now, we’ve updated our prompt generators and given them a nice, … Read More ....

Classroom Decorating

Every teacher sooner or later will have to decorate their classroom. It may seem daunting but it can be really fun IF you make the students part of this. Get the students to make the decorations and let them be … Read More ....

Sentence Starters

Chunks, language and sentence starters are things that all learners must master. Students learn set phrases, useful for any language function and set occassion … at the bank, ordering a pizza, clarifying information etc …

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5 Ways

It’s easy to count using our fingers!  Use this to get students to give advice and list the ways to do something. They can then list on their fingers – 1,2,3,4,5.

How to –

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Teaching Watching. Recipes And Resources.

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These tried and true watching activities will help you get your students watching and communicating in English. The recipes work with most teaching scenarios and situations. Modify with your own basic ingredients (age, level, topic).

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Teaching Listening. Recipes And Resources

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These tried and true listening activities will help you get your students listening and communicating in English. The recipes work with most teaching scenarios and situations. Just modify the basic recipe with your own basic ingredients (age, level, topic).

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Teaching Recipes Newsletter

We now have a newsletter!

Several times a week, I’ll write about a teaching material and topic.  I’ll provide a recipe for using the material and suggestions to adapt it for your own classroom.

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Teaching Speaking – Activities

Teaching speaking is the core of what many language teachers do.  It’s important to understand the classic activities that support teaching speaking and getting students to communicate in the language.

Here are some great recipes for activating your students’ powers … Read More ....