Lesson plans

Summer suitcase mingle for YLs

This lesson plan might come in useful if you're teaching summer courses with Young Learners! I tried out this lesson before the pandemic, so I'll show you what I did then, and how I adapted it to be photocopy-free and online-friendly to use with my groups this year. Language point and vocabulary: possessive pronouns (mine/yours/his/hers… Continue reading Summer suitcase mingle for YLs

Classroom ideas

When all is said and NOT done

We’ve all been there: you’re in class, you’ve read a text or done a listening activity, you’ve done the controlled activities in the books, and now comes freer practice. In a lot of coursebooks, this will involve a discussion in pairs with an open question which should invite students to extend their answers, and ideally… Continue reading When all is said and NOT done