It’s an activity for children that occurred to me while we were talking and studying about television. We did it with Kids 5 group and they loved it!
During the last few weeks children got to know some new vocabulary related to television. To be exact, they learnt the names of different TV programmes, for instance: quiz, weather forecast, series or news. As we all know kids really like watching television, but how about appearing on it?
Here is an enjoyable and pedagogical game I play once a week with my students in the Kids groups.
The objective is to increase students learning, to encourage their appropriate social behaviour and decrease their discipline problems. This game has been well-received by the students since they are looking forward to playing it!!
This is actually a project taken out from one of the Kid’s Box books. Last week we were talking about music with my students in the group Kids 3 and I thought it would be a good idea to have some fun during class making their own instrument.
This week our C1 level students are going to test their knowledge and abilities by taking the Advanced Cambridge Exam. That is why I would like to outline some basic tips that may be very useful not only for them, but also for all the students who will undergo such an evaluation in the near future.
Una prueba de nivel consiste básicamente en un examen de conocimientos escritos y orales que se lleva a cabo antes de asignar un determinado curso o nivel a un alumno/a de nueva incorporación. Es una herramienta necesaria y de gran utilidad, ya que nos va a proporcionar mucha información, no sólo acerca del conocimiento gramatical o léxico de los alumnos, sino también sobre sus habilidades orales y características personales.
I have always been very keen on handicrafts and I am thankful for being able to create my own material for my English lessons. I consider that creating specific material is always beneficial for the educational exchange that takes place in the classroom, as it stimulates attention and motivation at different levels.
‘Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.’ – Joseph Addison.
Bearing in mind that tomorrow we celebrate the Book Day, I would like to highlight the importance of reading in order to learn a foreign language. Books are an endless source of enrichment in all senses and I am explaining the weighty reasons that led me to this foregone conclusion.