A course to help you help your students with reading

As mentioned in previous posts, the school I currently work at introduced a new product last year which streamed young learners by age opposed to level. This means that in one classroom you can end up having a wide range of levels in skills (speaking, reading, listening, writing) and systems (vocabulary, discourse, grammar, phonology). Students …

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Game to review time with young learners

Here is a game I made up on the spot today to review time with my young learner class (6 year olds). Over the last couple of weeks we covered routines and telling the time (o'clock, half past, a quarter past and a quarter to). For this activity you will need: a whiteboard a whiteboard …

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Experimenting with Pronunciation

For the Reflection and Action (RA) stages which are part of the Professional Development Assignment (PDA) a DELTA candidate has to decide on parts of their development they want to focus on. This all starts on the DELTA Orientation course and can be teaching skills you want to improve or things you would like to explore. …

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Here’s a post by #eltplanning. Used this activity today. Successful and engaging!

I like teaching word stress. I have various ‘go to’ activities for noticing and practising word stress – stuff like this: Using Cuisenaire rods Humming the stress pattern Fist pumping when you say the stressed syllable Building vocab based on stress and word formation – tasks like these activities from Book of Pronunciation: and… […] via …

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