“Flick a card. Flick a card. Start the game, And let’s have fun!” Share the post “Siklot: Reinvention of a Traditional Game for EFL Classrooms (by Marco Brazil)”FacebookTwitterGoogle+
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If you missed the first half of this article, start here. Home Sweet Home This lesson makes for a fun way of working with language to do with accommodation and living spaces, as the students work together to build a large model house. The model is then referred to throughout subsequent lessons and forms a [...]
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Firstly, I’d like to put this post into some sort of context. In 2002, I landed a dream job (at the time) working at the LEGO Company. The next five years were so much fun and those little coloured bricks became part of my everyday life. Now I feel I need to give the studded [...]
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In case some of you didn’t know it, Second Life (SL) is a relatively new country where the rules of Real Life (RL) often don’t apply. For instance, you can fly and teleport from one place to another in the blink of an eye. It’s an interesting place to work as a teacher, although jobs [...]
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Some time back, Anita Kwiatkowska encouraged me to start a new series. I’ve actually been thinking of this idea for a few months, when OUP asked me to do a series of presentations about using technology in teaching young EFL learners. Share the post “High Tech Ideas for Low Tech Classrooms: VoiceThread”FacebookTwitterGoogle+
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Part of the series: Stuff All EFL Teachers Should Know Last November, Carolyn Graham did a workshop at the JALT National Conference in Shizuoka, Japan, on how to make a Jazz Chant. I taped her workshop, and with her permission am sharing the part of it where she demonstrates her technique. One of the many [...]
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As an EFL teacher with a long career, I’ve been around the block a few times! I’ve taught all levels from kindergarten to mature adults and I think I’ve learnt one or two things along the way. However, for me, I think the lesson that I learnt quite early in my career remains for me [...]
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Teaching Village has been nominated for another award! This time, it’s as one of the Lexiophiles’ Top 100 Language Teaching Blogs. This is the post where I would normally thank them for the award and give credit to my guest authors, who are largely responsible for any recognition Teaching Village receives. However, I just did [...]
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A few days ago, a much younger colleague of mine in her first teaching year was complaining about how difficult it is to be a teacher and how stressed she feels when entering a classroom full of 14 year-olds who sometimes give her a really hard time. Too absorbed by my own problems, I left [...]
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