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Blog of the month award for February 2019
ELT-Connect | 7 Fun Tasks for Classroom Debates This post has some great ideas to help you get the whole class talking.
Our shortlisted posts for this month feature Lady Gaga at the Oscars, writing tasks with young learners, becoming a better listener and tips for teaching older learners.
Cristina Cabal | Lesson Plan. Success and Failure A great lesson plan from Cristina Cabal based on Lady Gaga's acceptance speech at the 2019 Oscars. Suitable for teenagers and adults at upper-intermediate to advanced level (B2 to C1).
Rajesh Kouluri | A stimulating writing task to describe a great person The problem teachers face with young learners is that they don’t usually want to write. Here, Rajesh demonstrates how to shape a writing task in a way they'll find stimulating to do.
Chia Suan Chong | Ten tips for listening to our students Teachers who talk too much rob speaking time from their students, argues Chia. Here, she offers suggestions for how to become a better listener.
ESLBRAINS | My tips for teaching English to senior learners (60+) Justa from ESL Brains shares her top tips for teaching senior learners.