Seven picture activities for English learners

Seven picture activities for English learners

Picture activities These are seven picture activities that English teachers can use in IELTS or PTE classrooms. They can be used to teach vocabulary writing or grammar. 1. Identifying pictures You need to choose appropriate pictures to practice language items such as colors, clothes adjectives, the present continuous, prepositions… The teacher sticks the pictures on

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VOCABULARY-A way to beautify

VOCABULARY-A way to beautify

Adjectives What are adjectives? An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words. An adjective often precedes the noun or the pronoun which it modifies. ‘Big’, ‘boring’, ‘purple’, ‘quick’ and ‘obvious’ are all adjectives Categories of adjectives The following are the fifteen major categories of meaning that are expressed with English

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Bingo With Opposites

Bingo With Opposites

This game can be used to review vocabulary such as opposites. But it might be adapted to teach any language point. Some of its advantages are the following: Students learn through doing. It brings variety to the English class and contribute to create a low affective filter and enhance motivation. can be adapted to review

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Why should teachers use songs in IELTS /PTE classes?

Why should teachers use songs in IELTS /PTE classes?

Songs are useful in IELTS /PTE classes because of so many reasons. They contain authentic language and are a goldmine for language teaching points like grammar, vocabulary and a nice and joyful activity for fostering listening skills. They can also provide invaluable information about the cultural aspects of the target language. Some key reasons songs

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Lesson Plan Sample

  In this post I will present a sample of a lesson plan that I personally use. But before you proceed reading, you might be interested to know why teachers need lesson plans. Although a lesson plan doesn’t necessarily equate a successful lesson,  it will undoubtedly ensure a coherent view of the teaching procedure in the teacher’s

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Used to lesson plan for intermediate learners (the PPP approach)

Used to lesson plan for intermediate learners (the PPP approach)

This is a  lesson plan suitable for intermediate level learners. The aim is to develop students’ ability to talk about past habits using ‘used to’ in the context of childhood. The lesson plan follows a PPP (i.e. Presentation, Practice, and Production) model of grammar teaching and starts with a situation that generates the target structure.

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