In this lesson students discuss the usefulness of various 2016 inventions. In the second stage of the lesson, students work with word formation exercises, modelled after Cambridge Advanced Use of English Part 3. The lesson is aimed at B2+ students, especially those who are planning to take the Cambridge Advanced exam. The class takes around 45 minutes to complete.
The aim of this activity is for the students to practice their listening and speaking skills. It is suitable for any level, groups of 2 and more students. It is best used to create interest in the lesson topic or to close the class.
In this lesson, students talk about the effect colours have on our lives, learn new adjectives to describe the area where they live, and practice the language of persuasion. It is suitable for levels B2-C1.
The aim of this class is to practice speaking skills in the context of talking about body language. One of the language goals is creating nouns from adjectives. It is suitable for adult learners, levels B2 and up.
The aim of this class is to practice speaking skills in the context of talking about healthy eating. The lesson comes with a listening homework assignment. It is suitable for adult learners, levels B1 and up.
The aim of this class is to practice speaking skills in the context of talking about work-life balance. The lesson comes with a reading homework assignment. It is suitable for adult learners, levels B1 and up.
In this post, I am describing my three favourite activities for first lessons with adult learners. I have been mostly using them during my individual classes. The objective is to learn more about the students through conversations and initially assess their language.
June was all about videos. In this post, I’d like to share my 3 favourite video tools I have been using to incorporate video clips into my classes, 2 short videos I’ve used with different students on a number of occasions and they were always a big hit, and, finally, my new favourite online video series I’d recommend to any English language teacher and learner.