In this post I would like to share teaching ideas by two Polish teacher trainers and educators, Magdalena Kania and Łukasz Knap. 2 weeks ago, I attended a workshop organised by DOS ELTea where Magda and Łukasz presented 3 incredible sessions packed with classroom takeaways. I picked my two favourite ideas and used them with my students. Take a look what happened.
Scattegories is a category-based game which I most often use to revise and practice vocabulary and creative thinking. In this post, you can find 5 scattegories sets which will be a perfect for your advanced classes. The game works with groups and individual students. Continue Reading …
In this post, I would like to share a strategy which helps students tackle CAE Speaking part 2 task more effectively.
In this activity, students improvise situations in which they are forced to make small talk with random people they bumped into in random places. It is a great game to start or finish your more advanced classes. It helps students work on their fluency and think on their feet in English.
This lesson plan looks at the relationship between fashion and politics and engages students in the discussion about our perception of public figures based on their appearance. The lesson involves speaking practice, a vocabulary section, and comes with a fun video activity. It is suitable for levels B2 and up. It takes between 45 and 60 minutes to complete.
In this post, you will find some exam practice exercises which help your students improve their score in the Reading and Use of English (part 4) part of the Cambridge First exam.
In this post, I would like to share some advice and strategies I give my FCE students regarding Reading part 7 from the Reading and Use of English exam paper. Continue Reading …
The aim of this activity is to involve the students in the process of revising the content of recent classes and producing prompts for a speaking assignment.
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