Category Lessons

Vocabulary Recycling

Group Writing One of my favourite activities to recycle vocabulary is one that I learned from a student teacher I was mentoring. It involves writing, listening, and peer editing. Level: Intermediate – Advanced Time: 45 minutes Procedure Place students in groups of three. Dictate 10 words they have studied. Hand out ten cards numbered 1 […]

Manners for a Digital Age

  As often as possible, I use topical, authentic materials in my classes. Since I listen to a fairly wide range of podcasts, I often find material for listening lessons (usually advanced level classes). One such gem that I’ve had a lot of success with is the podcast Manners for the Digital Age from […]