Programme 8: Teaching new language

      This programme's topic is 'introducing new language' - introducing a grammar structure, a new tense or some vocabulary that the students haven’t been taught before. When we teach, we might do it in three stages: first we present, then we get our students to practise, and then to use the new language confidently and accurately. This is of course just one approach to introducing new language, but it’s one that many teachers find is a useful framework.

      The human body

      The human body is a wide-ranging, interesting topic which can be used to teach not only language skills, but also has cross-curricular links which can be exploited in class.

      On the LearnEnglish Kids website you can find a variety of materials relating to the human body, covering basic vocabulary teaching, monsters and skeletons, illnesses and amazing facts about the hu

      Average: 3.5 (253 votes)


      This is a speaking exercise for intermediate+ learners which provides them with an opportunity to review and practise the 'should have' structure for expressing regrets.

      Whilst personalising it, they also have general speaking practice as the exercise inevitably generates discussion.

      Average: 3.6 (18 votes)
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