Tag Archives: feel English

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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teacher-centred vs learner-centred lesson

How do you engage your students speaking in English? How would you describe a lesson in which your students are to practise ordering things in a café, using a recorded dialogue as a model? If our aim is to make our … Continue reading

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record your English

http://vocaroo.com/ http://recordmp3online.com/ http://online-voice-recorder.com/ http://webcamera.io/    

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New Year’s resolution – game

This is a good activity and you can even use it in the class just to be sure you prepare your students to get ready for the New Year’s Eve!!! Start 2016 on the right track!!   Many of us … Continue reading

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Around the world…

Today’s blog post is about Christmas traditions and festivals around the world.   Ask your students about their favourite Christmas activity or if there is something special about this celebration in their family. Invite them to discover new countries and … Continue reading

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X-mas stories… Part 3

A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens   This is a must read of English literature and I couldn’t continue my X-mas stories series without mentioning it.   You can read it online. I hope you like the book and learn … 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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