Simple Dictogloss

You can use a dictogloss task to practise all four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), along with grammar or lexis.  See a nice explanation HERE.

If the topic of the week is sport, create a short text about sport, which includes the lexical items you want to recycle and revise. For example:

  • Many sports people are extremely competitive and love nothing more than beating their opponent.

Ask learners to listen only, while you read the text aloud.

Read the text for a second time. Before you read, ask learners to take note of vocabulary related to sport which they have already used during the week or term.

Read the text a third time. This time, learners should write down extra words related to sport they hear, that will help them recreate the text afterwards. When you have finished reading, ask learners to reconstruct the text, as close to the original as possible.

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