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children in dialogue on phones

An ESL teacher asked me how to teach a dialogue to her primary school students. Since her students have very little vocabulary, and poor pronunciation, she does not know where to start.

Teaching a language is like building. Imagine you are building a house. To build it you need...

06 Sep Shelley Vernon No Comments
french girl speaking english with an accent

*First a calm listening game for any class size:

Pronunciation Hands Up

How to play

This listening game works with phonemes or pronunciation. The teacher repeats a word several times and then unexpectedly changes to another word using a different...

11 Apr Shelley Vernon No Comments
child bored learning English with textbook

Do you want to use fun games and liven up your English classes, but you can't? You might be following a set curriculum, and only have 1 hour a week. There's no time for any games! You are not alone, many teachers are following a syllabus. A textbook or syllabus is a huge help to a...

24 Oct Shelley Vernon 5 Comments

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