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Stifling order or cataclysmic chaos?

Lesson planning has always been at the heart of teaching for me. I remember my early days of teaching and how long it would take me to write a simple lesson plan which, in all honesty, could not even be called a plan as it was but a list of engaging activities that would get…
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Always Someone To Talk To

Remind the class that students sometimes complain that they have no one to practise speaking with, but tell them that they always have one person to talk to themselves – and that in our own language all of us talk to ourselves sometimes. They can practise a lot by doing…
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How Many Words?

LANGUAGE FOCUS: Revision of vocabulary; spelling skillsTHINKING SKILLS: Analysing; moving letters around in one’s visual short-term memory; risk takingAGE: AnyLEVEL: Post-beginner / A1 upwardsTIME: 10-15 minutesPREPARATIONWrite words in block letters on big sheets of…