TeachingEnglish Jukebox. Trouble viewing this page? Go to our diagnostics page to see what's wrong. Twenty-Six different ways to do Gapfills / Cloze tasks. UPDATED – from fifteen to twenty six! Many thanks to all those who contributed their ideas! Does what it says on the tin! As part of a recent seminar – I have collected, invented, developed and stolen these fifteen alternatives to just giving the learners a gapfill task and then asking / telling them the answers. Some of them you’ll know, others you may have known and forgotten, and some may get you wondering why anyone would do that to a fellow human being… but hopefully all of them will be useful!
This post is also available as a pdf download by clicking here: teflgeek – twenty six different ways to do gapfills. Acknowledgement: The activities given here were first presented during a seminar I gave at the International House Portugal Training Day on February 5th 2011, and subsequently as a seminar at International House Coimbra on March 22nd 2011. 1. Divide the text into paragraphs / sentences and post round the room. 2. Give each learner a copy of the gapped text. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. ESL Printables: English worksheets, lesson plans and other resources. Home - Off2Class. Untitled. Learning English (ESL/EFL), Phrasebooks, Flashcards, TEFL - Linguahouse.com.
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Twenty-Six different ways to do Gapfills / Cloze tasks. The Notebook. This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Greg Gray and the theme of household chores. Students learn and practise vocabulary related to household chores, talk about household chores and watch a short film. Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2)- Intermediate (B1) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 60 minutes Activity: watching a short film, speaking and writing Topic: Household chores Language: Household chores Materials: Short film Downloadable materials: the notebook lesson instructions Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain.
Step 1 Write “household chores” on the board. Step 2 Pair your students and ask them to think of as many household chores as they can. Step 3 Write the chores the students mention on the board. Step 4 Write the following verbs on the board: Do Make Take Step 5 Ask your students to connect as many of the chores they mentioned as they can with one of the verbs. Step 6. The Reader. This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving short film commissioned by Bells and directed by Greg Gray. In the lesson students write a narrative, watch a short film and discuss literacy strategies. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: All ages Time: 90 minutes Activity: Writing a short story, watching a short film, and speaking Topic: Reading and literacy Language: Narrative structures Materials: Six screenshots and a short film Downloadable materials: the reader lesson instructions the reader screenshots Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain.
Step 1 Put your students into small groups. Step 2 Give them the document with the six screenshots from a short film. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7. The-job-interview.pdf.