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esl students discussing ideas in conversation group

Hello there teachers and welcome. ESL teacher Heike Knapp, living in Prague, wrote this article for me on getting ESL discussions to work. She is a great fan of my materials and uses games and fun activities in all her classes. I hope you enjoy these tips for good conversation lessons and try...

08 Sep Shelley Vernon No Comments
students working in a group at table

Getting students speaking can be tricky, usually one or two dominant pupils do all the talking and the shy ones just sit there. Young teens might be apathetic, say very little and if they do, give short answers. The usual method of taking in an article to read and discuss can make for a pretty...

09 Oct Shelley Vernon No Comments
electric car charging at solar panels

A teacher asked me for help to cover food shortages and environmental issues in her classroom and here are the notes I did for her:

To connect to food shortages you could:

Ask the class to get in groups and write down all the food and snacks eaten in a typical day. Post three...

05 Dec Shelley Vernon No Comments

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