Here’s a way of motivating particularly teenage students and young adults to study phrasal verbs a little more, using two websites. As always, many thanks to Nik Peachey for sharing this activity.
One of the skills which as teachers we should be working hard to develop in our students is critical thinking (for a critical thinking lesson plan of mine, click here). In this article, John Hughes (elteachertrainer) explains how to develop questioning skills based on critical thinking in the classroom.
Here is a link to Marisa Constantinides’s report on her extremely interesting talk ‘Defragmenting foreign language learning’, given at TESOL Greece this year:
Ben Goldstein talks about his closing plenary session at The Image Conference in Barcelona on Saturday 8th June.
You can read more about Ben and his session here.
The Moving Image: A history of video in ELT
19-00 – 20.00
From the BBC’s series Follow Me in the 1970s to the YouTube Generation and the Decentralized Classroom, how has the role of video changed in the last 40 years? This talk will look at how the moving image has moved on and analyse what may happen in the future.
Ben Goldstein has taught English for over twenty years and currently works on The New School’s MATESOL program (New York). He is lead author of the adult coursebook series New Framework and The Big Picture (Richmond). He has also published Working with Images and English Unlimited Advanced (Cambridge). His interests in ELT include images, intercultural…
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The latest event from GRETA, focusing on CLIL teaching, will take place in Jaen this Saturday.
Here’s a follow-up to last Saturday’s great conference in Cordoba from the CETA blog. Many thanks to Pilar, Ester and all those who made it possible.
A refreshing alternative to the usual insults we hear. Enjoy!