Cristina's post provides a simple activity to encourage the use of newly-acquired vocabulary and to help students remember it.
This month's shortlisted posts
Our shortlisted posts for January 2018 include a board game for phrasal verbs, suggestions for building language fluency, links to 30 PowerPoint games and activities, and helping students retain new language.
- Svetlana Kandybovich | Phrasal verbs: Spider's web. A downloadable board game to help you teach phrasal verbs. You can customise it to suit the language you are teaching:
- Eve Conway | Beyond single words: working with meaningful lexical chunks. Some excellent suggestions for how you can help students build language fluency.
- Tekhnologic | Quick links to Tekhnologic. A free downloadable PDF guide with images, descriptions and hyperlinks to more than 30 PowerPoint classroom games and activities.
- Gianfranco Conti | It is not just about ‘how often’, but ‘how’ you recycle. Gianfranco explains why using a distributed/spaced-practice recycling pattern, or ‘interleaving’, is the most effective way of helping students retain new language.