Hello again! The other day I see in Instagram (you know that I live there now… What a discovery!) a strategy to make dictations in a playful way. #opo_englishteacher was the instagrammer I saw this idea, and I decided to develop it a little more, and graduate the sentences in different levels. You can use… Sigue leyendo Running dictations
Inspired by this post in the blog El tarro de los idiomas, I have adapted the material to create similar cards with basic vocabulary with questions in English. You can use them to practice questions and answer and to develop speaking practice. The cards include questions and answers, but you can use only the questions… Sigue leyendo Review cards – basic vocabulary
In the book I used in my school, it has one part at the end of every unit as self-assessment. I give you one example for year 1. The students have to colour the star of each word they know, from the target vocabulary of that unit. Normally I let themselves to fill them as… Sigue leyendo Co-evaluation in the english class
Hoy seguimos hablando de cómo introduzco algunas técnicas de trabajo cooperativo en la clase de Inglés. En mi centro, hemos tenido formación específica sobre este tema y llevamos a cabo un protocolo para introducir y usar estas técnicas progresivamente. Hay multitud de técnicas que podéis usar. Yo sólo os voy a hablar de las que mejor… Sigue leyendo Técnicas cooperativas en la clase de Inglés 2
As a tutor, I have to spend many time with my class, although as English teacher, this time is not enough with younger children, I would like to stay more hours with my children and to know them better. For the children is more or less the same. They change their mates every two years,… Sigue leyendo Class games: Get to know you
A few months ago I was searching for some games that we can play in the english class, you can find it in this post. Today I want to give you my opinion about this game because I used it last week in my class. “What’s up” is a classic what’s on my head game written… Sigue leyendo Game review: what’s up?
I know that maybe it is too late but I have found this game and I want to try it in my class as soon as I can!!! Conversation cubes are six foam and colorful cubes with different questions on each side, ideal to practice speaking in class with the students. In my class there… Sigue leyendo Last minute idea for Christmas: Games idea
(adapted from the Cambridge English blog) Algunos niños (y no tan niños) son realmente buenos detectando cosas ¿no creéis? Diferencias, similitudes, detalles, errores… Observar y detectar estas diferencias es un hábito muy útil y debemos animar a nuestros alumnos a desarrollarlo y usarlo cuando aprenden inglés y por supuesto cuando realizan nuestros tests. Entrenando a… Sigue leyendo ‘Get’ the picture? Algunos tips para trabajar las imágenes.
Today I was looking for some games for my niece, and I found these board games we can use for the english class. What’s up has flashcards with pictures that every one puts on their head, and you have to guess what is that only making questions that can be answered with yes or no.… Sigue leyendo Board games for the class
The other day I reblog the post published in the blog “Class class, yes yes“ with several activities to develop speaking. Certainly it is a topic I am worried about because it is the skill that I dedicate less time in my classes, at least I think that, and it is as important as… Sigue leyendo More activities to practice speaking in class