Tag Archives: ELT

Deciding when to teach vocabulary with text

Before or after listening and reading activities? This is one of the key-questions: I use vocabulary flashcards all the time but when it should be related to a text this is a debate that depends on the teacher.   Before: … Continue reading

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Define yourself: Which English word describes you best ??

The dictionary is full of words and perhaps there are same entries that really define you. Can you think about some words? Use this activity to ask your students reflect on themselves or somebody else. It is interesting to find … Continue reading

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The History of English in Ten Minutes… ONLY

The Open University offers great study opportunities and free online courses and the one I am going to recommend you today is the funniest and shortest ever! It is about  The History of English and it only lasts Ten Minutes! … Continue reading

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Teaching Literature

Today is a day of reflection on Literature and I would like to invite you all to think about how you could teach Literature to your students. It will depend on your classes, students’ ages and levels and of course … Continue reading

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Types of learners

There is only a week left till September brings together students and teachers. This is why my reflection today is on the types of learners we are going to deal with and how we can help them hit the school … Continue reading

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Discovering objects around us and learning English

I am doing a course on ITC tools and I was challenged to create a wiki and of course to share with my colleagues my ideas. So the first step was to sign in and I am very anxious about … Continue reading

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Teacher’s role in the classroom

While I was preparing my materials for a course I will start in autumn, I thought about teacher’s role in the classroom and I would like to share this list with you. Can you add more? coach educator supervisor researcher … Continue reading

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