Guided Story: Romeo and Juliet

Sometimes students don’t know how to start a story. I’ve created this activity to help them brainstorm and then write a story. The activity can be used with intermediate students and above and it takes about 45 minutes. If we want them to write a story in class they should be given 30 more minutes.

These are the steps of the activity: Continue reading

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Pronunciation of the initial ‘s’

Spanish students tend to add an /e/ sound whenever a word in English begins with the sound /s/. When I decided to work on this problem, I discovered that no pronunciation nor course book deals with this phenomenom. That’s why I decided to create my own worksheet to work in class.

This worksheet can be used in different ways: Continue reading