Facebook. Speak English with a deck of cards - CHRISTMAS.doc. Post-its in tefl. 12 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow. 12 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow by Terry Heick It’s Sunday night. You love teaching, your love your classroom, you love your students (most of them), but you’re tired.
This doesn’t mean you’re not willing to work, but it makes the fountain of good ideas run a bit dry at times. So here are 12 ways to start class tomorrow. Give them a go and see what sticks, then share how it went or ideas better than these via twitter or facebook. 1. All students stand in circle. Also, pouting or talking during counting results in elimination from future rounds. If less than 95% of your students are smiling the whole time, you’re doing it wrong. 2. 60 Second Talk Students are chosen to give 60 second talks on anything, from self-selected topics they are passionate about, have specific expertise in, etc., to topics given from teacher. 3.
Debate Beyonce versus Rihanna, colored pencils versus crayons, Apple versus Android, or the best way to break up with a girlfriend or boyfriend. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. IT’S ALL IN YOUR HANDS. They say that every chef has his or her own way of making the broth. Similarly, every teacher has his or her own way of leading learners through the journey to their personal Everest – fluency. The recent post of Jason Levine has put together ideas and tips on fluency given by 34 leading educators.
The ideas vary, yet the underlying message is inspiring hope – fluency is not the gold at the rainbow’s end; it is possible to reach it provided you put in enough effort. I have described some practical ways of helping learners make elaborate speeches in my post GOING GRAPHIC: FOUR SQUARES FOR BETTER SPEAKING. My today’s post focuses on developing learners’ ability to effortlessly keep the conversation going. We all agree that learners need to practice a lot, however, telling them to ‘go and practice’ will probably have the same effect as telling aspiring writers ‘to go and write every day’. 1.
We start with the ‘what’. LET’S PRACTICE: STEP 1Think of a possible scenario of your conversation. Ten ways talking in English baffles Swedes. A Viking - sometimes pronounced 'Wiking', in Sweden. Photo: Shutterstock While Swedes were recently ranked the world's best non-native English speakers, there are a few common - and often charming - mistakes The Local's team has spotted while chatting to them in their second language. 1. Sheep shoes We absolutely adore how ‘ch’ often becomes ‘sh’ in Swedish, but it sometimes baffles us.
When a Swede says they're going to "choose" something, we might be looking around trying to understand what shoes they’re talking about. If they have managed to find some bargain footwear, those new shoes usually have nothing to do with fluffy farm animals, although Swedes may be quick to tell us they were "sheep" (instead of "cheap"). Sheep and children. 2. Those Swedish Vikings may have braved rough waters and conquered distant lands – but one thing their descendants haven't all managed to do is distinguish between the English letters ‘v’ and ‘w’. 3. Yoolery, also known as jewelery. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 822 FREE Speaking Worksheets. Learning to speak a new language is definitely a challenge. It’s very difficult for your students to do if they don’t practice on a regular basis. Luckily, you need to look no further because BusyTeacher.org has the tools to help your students practice their speaking - and want to do it, too!
Let’s face it, students aren’t always jumping for joy at the opportunity to speak a language they aren’t 100 percent comfortable with. Students can be hesitant to speak for a wide variety of reasons - fear of mistakes, peer pressure, or lack of self-confidence are some of the main factors. BusyTeacher.org has 936 speaking worksheets to help you plan effective speaking lessons, which will get your students to break through their shyness and start talking! These worksheets are great to use for your lessons because they come in many different styles and formats. You can preview the worksheets you want to use before you download them.
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