At The Restaurant: ESL Pair Work and Role Play Lesson.

  Not everyone can cook, but we all love food. It is a perfect conversation topic and even the shy students usually come out of their shells (seafood pun) when you ask them about their favourite food. Food is everywhere now, popular TV shows made home cooking fashionable, food blogs with amazing photos will make you drool, … Continue reading At The Restaurant: ESL Pair Work and Role Play Lesson.

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Roles of Teachers: Let Children Play.

ESL Role Play Worksheet: Travel/Holidays

  There is no such thing as enough role play activities and worksheets! I've recently gone over Travel vocabulary with my Intermediate and Upper Intermediate students and I love doing these speaking activities at the end of the lesson. In my previous article, I included my own version of the Taboo card game on the topic of Travel/Holidays. The role play … Continue reading ESL Role Play Worksheet: Travel/Holidays

3 Board Games You Can Use In The Classroom.

I love playing games. My students love playing games. You can learn a lot by playing games and it is so much fun. It is a total win-win and what is best, it doesn't require any preparation. You just grab the game and off you go, revising vocabulary, improving communication skills, fostering team spirit and … Continue reading 3 Board Games You Can Use In The Classroom.

Gloomy Moonlight.

Old English sæ meant "sheet of water, lake, pool." The meaning "dark area of the moon's surface." originates in the 17th century. I like the poetics hidden in the expression. The sea and the moon as eternal companions.

Showing Is Better Than Saying. Role 4.

No matter how many times we tell our students to listen carefully, to pay attention, they ignore us too many times to ignore them. Sometimes, one example is better than giving orders, raising voice or inventing creative punishments. Our students want to be heard. We should learn to listen.