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Speaking practice in the primary classroom
About the webinar
Do your students get enough speaking practice in class? In this webinar Tracey looks at simple ways to turn any activity into a speaking activity in the Primary classroom. You’ll also explore fun and motivating ways to help your students improve their pronunciation, expression and build their confidence when speaking.
About the speaker
Tracey Chapelton is from Melbourne, Australia, and has been living in Madrid since 2000. She started her teaching career over 25 years ago as a volunteer English tutor for migrants to Australia and she’s been teaching languages ever since. She loves the creative aspects of teaching and learning and for the past 15 years she has extended her classroom experience to the areas of materials writing and teacher development. Her publications include Monster Phonics, a child-friendly approach to teaching letters and sounds to Spanish speaking children (ANAYA 2013), Twinkles, a story-based early years programme (ANAYA, 2012), CLIL textbooks for Primary (ANAYA, Macmillan, OUPE), and materials writing for the British Council (Early Years and Primary). She works at the British Council, Villaviciosa de Odón, Madrid and is one of the lead educators on British Council’s English in Early Childhood: Language Learning and Development MOOC.
- Tongue twisters: https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/tongue-twisters
- Error correction: https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/error-correction-2
- Dealing with large classes: https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/teaching-large-classes
- Classroom management: https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/blogs/alexenoamen/classroom-management-young-learners
- English in Early Childhood MOOC: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/english-in-early-childhood