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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
four cool teenagers

Teenagers can sometimes be rather hard work, and not just at home! It's not easy being a teacher in front of a group of slouching, disinterested, de-motivated teens, who would rather be twiddling with their apps than learning English, which they see no point in doing anyway!

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20 Jun Shelley Vernon No Comments
middle school girl outside performing with balloons

An English teacher in France wrote to me with news of how she used my plays and skits book with her class of middle school kids (aged 11). She just chucked them at the kids and said "Get on...

07 Jun Shelley Vernon No Comments

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