This book cuts a clear, workable path for EFL teachers through recent developments in teaching thinking for all ages and in all school and college subjects. "Thinking in the EFL class" offers over 30 well-though out, realistic for teachers and over 85 practical, easy-to-use activities for language classes. These tips and activities encourage flexibility, fun, creativity and rigour in teacher and student thinking. They involve minimal preparation and a wide range of interesting topics. Most of the activities are multi-level and adaptable from elementary to advanced students. Many integrate the skills of listening, speaking, reading and/or writing.
"Challenging Children" is a practical methodology book, providing teachers of English to young learners (from five to twelve years old) with a wealth of lively, imaginative activities for use in the classroom. The main aims of the book are to challenge pupils to activate their dormant linguistic abilities, to use vocabulary, which is often already there and to become fully engaged in the learning process.
Something to Say is a photocopiable resource book designed to help develop automatic fluency, a key element in successful speaking skills. The activities will help students realise that both they and their classmates are more interesting and creative than they had imagined as well as consolidating students’ control of common grammatical structures and expanding their English lexical base. The level range is from low-intermediate to advanced.
"Knowing me, Knowing You" provides a variety of photocopiable quizzes, questionnaires and other activities designed to develop effective learning strategies and enable teachers and students to find out more about themselves and each other.
The 39 activities in 'BUILDING BLOCKS for English' provide teachers with a systematic approach to the progression of study skills and language development in 9-11 year olds. Through a series of activities, learners move beyond simple repetition of words to generation of language through recognition of word partners and patterns.
This book gives teachers a wide variety of drama activities, all of which have been designed to maximise student interaction. A range of different, true-to life situations are used, to generate meaningful communication, increase fluency and build up students' confidence.
Through clever body language and vocal inflection, this book encourages new and current teachers of English to produce inspiring lessons that will engage their pupils. The book also contains 20 ready to use lesson plans that will excite, intrigue and entertain your secondary English class, and a companion website that includes: links to useful websites, PowerPoints to display on the board, handouts for students, Chea Sheets for teachers and extra games and activities to supplement those in the book.
"The 50 ways...series" provides a range of instant ways to improve your communications skills in business. The 50 tips in these books will allow the learner to make noticeable improvement in their business English with minimum effort. This book of 50 practical tips and exercises, will allow students to build their confidence and make noticeable improvements when delivering professional presentations in English.
The first thing a class of students gathered together from all over the world will need to do is speak to each other in English! Activities that structure communicative activities are key in the programme of English course run in the UK.