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Starting with Quotations

Stuck for an idea for a lead-in? Starting a new unit and don’t want to go straight into the book? Not sure how to set the context in a communicative way? This simple idea might be just the activity for … Continue reading

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Warmer of the Week – Polarisation

Here’s an idea for a simple, low preparation, communicative activity to set the context and lead in to your lesson. The basic procedure Write ‘I agree’ on one side of the board and ‘I disagree’ on the other side of … Continue reading

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Tweaking Delayed Error Correction

One of the most difficult tasks for teachers is listening to the learners when they are speaking and finding appropriate things to give them feedback on. A common approach is to provide a delayed error correction slot when the learners … Continue reading

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