I recently attended a wonderful presentation by Jamie Keddie outlining his idea of "Video Telling". It was very interesting to hear his description (and demonstration) of how the teacher tells stories in a way that compliments the narrative of…Continue
Do you like playing games while learning English? Of course, you do! What about playing Taboo? Great!
I created these game cards to use in my lessons, then most of my students asked me if I could share these with them.
I decided to share them with anyone who learns and teaches English,and of course who loves playing games.
I call them ‘Game Cards’ as they can…Continue
It will be about "Helping Learners Become More Autonomous". A great topic! Share and…Continue
One of the nice things about a computer is that it never tires (also frustrating, always there tempting us .... ).
No greater example than our teacher bot on EFL Classroom 2.0. She's pretty, smart and also wants to talk about Brazil and the World Cup these days. She's a wonder and I'm glad I took the initiative to develop her for language learners all around the world.
Hours of fun. Post up your own…Continue
These 4 videos about Los Angelas, Sydney, London and Vancouver are great for learning basic vocabulary. Use in conjunction with the flashcard sets we've created (students can also use the sets and play/learn/study/quiz the vocabulary…Continue
Lessons in a Can - the directory, ebook and catalog of 100s of lessons, all with resources, is now available to everyone.
The lessons are fully described and with suggested level and language objectives. All contain multiple downloads both for the lesson itself and extending the lesson should teachers wish to do so. A one stop, lesson resource.
I've worked hard and please find it in a handy pdf to…
Metaphors are powerful things for teachers. They are the very building blocks of thought and allow us to see what isn't there, to connect on a higher level to hidden realities. Cynthia Ozick in her timeless essay, "Metaphor and Memory" talks of metaphor as
One of the most under noted things about our community EFL Classroom 2.0 is the fact it has no ads. I love this fact (and perhaps its why I now live in a city without advertisments!). Ads, you know, those subtle online videos/pictures, links that seem to be everywhere and which slyly ask us to click…Continue