ESL / EFL Lesson Planning 01
In the first of a series of videos, we look at the most effective way to plan a lesson to ensure you stay on target and make sure all the pieces fit together.
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Involving Every Student – Classroom hacks
An easy way to make sure that every student contributes to class. This video shows an easy way to mentally track who has spoken in class. Basic, but useful!
Activities for Teaching English Pronunciation – more than Listen and Repeat
Includes thrilling details on the two different parts of pronunciation, and activities like minimal pairs bingo, the need for volume in pronunciation / mouth vowel map, using textbook dialogues better / changing the mood not the words (my personal favourite), stress and meaning activity, and 2 truths 1 lie with intonation!
Recorded at my KOTESOL presentation in 2018, I give some ideas for activities to teach English pronunciation.
Students’ Thinking Skills – Bloom’s Taxonomy – a simple explanation
Language is more than just memorising vocab and comprehension questions. Students need a range of thinking skills. This video helps with the WHAT, HOW, and WHY of doing more with our activities.