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end-of-unit experiment (with a lot of information in brackets)

I’ve experimented with it a couple of times already, but not always has it been very successful – due to the lack of time, apparently. As this experiment is somehow in line with the ideas and attitudes proposed by “from … Continue reading

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Using images in class

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a speaking activity on degree modifiers (comparatives and superlatives)

here is a new speaking activity to practise degree modifiers used for comparing things (much more reliable, by far the best, slightly less engaging, etc). Adjectives and degrees of comparison is actually one of my most favourite topics)) It is … Continue reading

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a photo for a “highly flexible activity”

here is an example of the activity I described a couple of days ago. as you can see I have quite a collection of post-its;))

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a highly flexible activity

Here is one more easily adaptable game you can use with any level depending on its contents. I used it for the first time with an elementary group where we worked with international express elementary. I wanted my students to … Continue reading

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a fun needs analysis questionnaire

Here is a worksheet I often use when I start a new course, both with groups and individuals. It is one of many versions of needs analysis, but it also lets you test yor students’ grammar to some extent. This … Continue reading

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a new (pro-Dogme) board game on grammar tenses ))

This board game uses various tenses, so it helps to revise the usage of the whole tense system at the end of a course or series of lessons. It can be used with adults, young adults and even teenagers during … Continue reading

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an intermediate worksheet on Mr and Mrs Average

Here is a new worksheet featuring an average UK person, based on a BBC article, and also using some resources in your students’ native language. Includes a lot of speaking and  reading, as well as watching a video. The lesson … Continue reading

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Gerunds&Infinitives game

One of the grammar topics that tends to cause confusion in a classroom is usage of infinitives and gerunds (often there are problems with memorising the right verbs). When one of my intermediate groups was having difficulties remembering the right … Continue reading

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