TeachingEnglish
      Texting

      Students do lots of texting in their L1 and are often keen to learn how to text in English too. In this lesson students have a discussion, learn some useful texting abbreviations and read an article about texting and literacy.

      Topic: Texting

      Level: Lower Intermediate B1

      Aims:

      • To help students understand text message abbreviations
      • To develop students’ reading skills
      • To develop students’ speaking and listening skills

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      By Katherine Bilsborough

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