Tag Archives: Let’s 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 cafĂ©, using a recorded dialogue as a model? If our aim is to make our … Continue reading

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I have just found these links and perhaps it might be useful, too if we have mixed nationalities in a group. http://www.learning-italian-online.org/grammar http://ercoleguidi.altervista.org/anthology/fitzgerald.htm http://www.impariamoitaliano.com/sit01.htm Anyway, the activities and links can be useful for new ideas and approaches to teach English. … Continue reading

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Movie time, again. Alice in Wonderland (2010)   Director: Tim Burton Genre: Adventure | Family | Fantasy Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter Synopsis: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English … Continue reading

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pICTure gAMes

Can you find something in common about these pictures?                       The result can be found here.    

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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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X-mas is coming…

There are only 2 weeks left and the winter holidays will finally mark the end of the first term. It has been a busy one, for sure: new text books, new school subjects, new classmates and teachers, a new start … Continue reading

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