Survival English for Travelers
A Basic EFL Course with lesson plans and activities - By Yoda Schmidt Recently, I was asked to teach a one week course to some EFL students at a college near where I work. The course aim was to prepare the students for going to New Zealand for 6 weeks as language exchange students. I was told (and expected) that their level was going to be very low: false beginners, but just barely. Some true beginners in the mix for sure. When I walked into the class, I said a very casual, "How's it going?" Nothing. A look of relief on their faces as they replied, "Fine. OK. What follows is a course outline complete with lesson plans and activities for teaching some very basic functions that they may need immediately on arrival in an English speaking country or even a country where the level of English as a second language is quite high. Classroom English: A Card Activity. What to Say When You Don't Understand Someone This is actually not my lesson plan. Making Introductions: A Line-up How Much Is It?