Submitted by Katherine Bilsb... on 14 September, 2011 - 16:20
English teachers have been using videos in the classroom for decades and, more recently DVDs and online video clips from Youtube or Myspace. Sitcoms are an excellent classroom resource for a number of reasons.
This activity is all about manners and etiquette. This can be an interesting topic to discuss with your students, especially if there are cultural differences regarding norms of behaviour between the country you're working in and the UK.
This Resource Pack provides practical activities for teachers to be used in the classroom primarily in Latin America, although these can be adapted to suit other international contexts, as a tool for understanding other cultures and promoting reflection in order to avoid cultural bias and challenge stereotypes.
Board games like Snakes and ladders have been around the EFL block for a while because they add the element of fun to the English classroom and are certainly a very useful way to develop more effective classroom dynamics.