A picture speaks a thousand words! Get your students speaking just as many by using these fun, picture-based communicative activities from ELT-Connect.
This month's shortlist includes using songs for pronunciation, a game for practising present perfect and past simple, a post on team-building activities and ideas for affordable professional develoment.
- Luiz Otavio Barros: 12 songs to practice the pronunciation of -ED endings. Luiz Otavio Barros has come up with this great way to help your students practise the pronunciation of past tense -ed endings – A video with 12 song excerpts that students can sing along to.
- Angeles Jimenez: ‘You’re Lying’: a Game to Practise Present Perfect Simple and Past Simple. A game devised by Angeles Jimenez to get students talking and practising the past simple and present perfect.
- Miguel Míguez: Team building and collaboration: Up for a Challenge? Have you tried using team-building activities in your lessons? Miguel Míguez has a great lesson plan to use in your next class. You just need some spaghetti, string, tape and marshmallows.
- Cecilia Nobre: Twenty Practical and Affordable Tips for Professional and Language Development for Freelance Teachers. Cecilia Nobre lists twenty free and easily accessible ways in which we can all continue our professional development.