The way you start your English class determines the whole lesson: it engages students, makes them enthusiastic about the English lesson and helps them focus on learning English. The first few minutes of the lesson is also a great time to activate their background knowledge. In order to raise their energy levels and grab their attention, we suggest doing the following activities in the target language.
Would you like to improve your students’ speaking skills a bit? Would you like to do so with vocabulary-focused activities? In this part of the BOOKR’s Recommendation series, we’d like to share some of our easy-to-tailor ideas which you can easily implement in your classroom.
When we would like to improve our listening skills, we tend to rely mostly on the same classic activities such as true-or-false and gap-filling exercises. However, if you’d like to spice up your toolkit of regular activities, join us and read our tips!
Songs are a great means of learning a language: they are fun to listen to, a great confidence-boosting experience if students can understand parts, useful for pronunciation, and thanks to their catchy melodies, really easy to memorise.
With 8 September being International Literacy Day (ILD for short), we would like to encourage you to reflect on your reading habits, your favourite stories and to introduce new habits into your everyday life.
Flashcards are colourful and easy to create, distribute and mix, but what else is there to them?