I really think that laughter and fun have to be included in all my lessons. When things are presented in an interesting way, your brain is more receptive to new knowledge. Besides, I also feel that if I have fun while teaching, I also feel more motivated and students receive that feedback. Continue reading
After teaching adjectives to describe feelings in class, I used this activity as warm-up and revision.
- Time: 15 minutes
- Language: adjectives to describe feelings
- Level: intermediate, upper-intermediate
- Materials: one set of cards for each group of 4-5 students
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
All teachers know that students tend to make the same mistakes all the time. This is a collection of mistakes my students “like” a lot. Continue reading
Spanish ESL students tend to have problems with the pronunciation of these sounds. I created this presentation to make them practise the sounds in class. It proved to be very useful. Continue reading
This is the Presentation I created for my ESL intermediate students. It contains a thorough explanation of Reported Speech with examples.
I designed and used this activity for the first time a couple of months ago and it worked very well. It is thought as a warmer or filler for esl intermediate students or above and provides a good practice of oral skills. Continue reading