Unlocking self-expression through NLP, part of the Professional Perspectives series, offers you over a hundred activities that create the need and the desire in the students to express themselves, be it in speech or in writing. Neuro-Linguistic Programming is the study of human experience, focusing on mind-body connection, on language as a mirror of the inner being and on the fact that much of our experience is mediated by powerful internal programmes we are not normally aware of.
"Dealing with Difficulties" looks at the typical classroom and teaching management problems facing teachers and students of English in five main areas: large classes, discipline, mixed-level classes, homework, teaching exam classes. In each category, the authors provide a wide variety of techniques, activities and tips to turn classroom problems into actual learning opportunities.
A bank of over 120 motivating activities for the CLIL Classroom consisting of a Photocopiable Resource Book and accompanying Interactive Whiteboard Software. The course is divided into 10 topic-based units such as: Life Cycles, Forces and Motion, Food etc. Each unit contains 6 lessons which are appropriate for different levels of ability. Each activity can be covered in one lesson and is simple to prepare, easy to adapt and motivating for young learners. Each activity focusses not only on cross-curricular content, but also on functions, structures and vocabulary areas. IWB user guide is available from www.deltapublishing.co.uk. Each activity is supplemented with weblinks for sourcing further information and ideas. Over 60 songs, chants, poems and dialogues to enliven the classroom.
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.
"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.
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.
Na okł. pod tytułem: Activities to bring your classroom to life.
It offers good tips on class management to grading homework to motivating students in a constructive way to finish their homework to giving ways for students to engage the textbook in a personal way. For teachers who are required to teach off of a book, this book offers good suggestions to engage the material in a more personal way.
"The Minimax Teacher", part of the Professional Perspectives series, shows teachers how to increase learning efficiency through both a general approach to good learning management and a wealth of ready-to-use activities. The Minimax Teacher focuses on increasing learning efficiency by: - reducing teacher input - encouraging greater student involvement - freeing teachers to focus on key areas such as monitoring and feedback
The book covers the essentials of classroom management, teaching vocabulary, grammar, speaking, listening, reading, writing and pronunciation. There are also chapters on error correction, learner independence, learner variation, planning (including several full lesson plans), teaching in different contexts (ESOL, one-to-one, business, and young learners, and professional development. The appendices contain a summary of terminology to describe grammar, and also the form and main uses of many verb patterns. The book is ideal for people enrolling on, or following a Cambridge CELTA course, a Trinity College London certificate in TESOL course or any other pre-service EFL course.
"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.
A recipe style book, with lots and lots of ideas for using the mother tongue in the classroom to everyone's advantage. Probably aimed primarily at monolingual classes with a teacher who has at least a working command of their students' language, however there are also many activities which could be used by a teacher teaching a multi-lingual class.