Tips to Start a Blog

Blogging Blogging is becoming a very popular on line writing tool. People blog: to organize their ideas, to promote their businesses, to write down their personal thoughts, to reflect on life, to write about works of art, to talk about their hobbies, to share photos, to share videos, or just to share recipes. Steps to

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Dictogloss – Another Variation of Dictation

Dictogloss – Another Variation of Dictation

Dictation Dictation is not considered an old-fashioned activity any more. A lot f teachers have discovered that it’s a rich mine for developing learners vocabulary and structural competence. The teacher’s role in modern variations of this activity is no longer considered central. Learners are given more control of the activity. What dictation is and its

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Travel Vocabulary Lesson Plan

Travel Vocabulary Lesson Plan

Travel vocabulary Level: beginners Objectives: travel vocabulary, learners cooperation, writing a paragraph using travel vocabulary Materials: worksheets containing the task below. Time:  about 10 minutes. The activity Divide the students into small groups. Hand out the worksheet containing the matching task below. Students work together to do the task. When they finish, representatives of each

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Seven characteristics of young learners

Seven characteristics of young learners

Characteristics of young learners This article deals with the most important characteristics of young learners. First, we will consider how age determines the methods we use to teach languages. Then, we will see the characteristics that distinguish young learners from older ones and the implications that these characteristics entail for English language teaching. Before presenting the characteristics

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Teaching Productive Skills | Speaking and Writing

Teaching Productive Skills | Speaking and Writing

Teaching productive skills to Second Language Learners The procedure of teaching productive skills involves different steps. The following article provides answers to the following questions: What is meant by productive skills? Why are they important in English language teaching? How to structure a productive skills lesson plan? What elements should be considered in teaching productive

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