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listening lessons

The Prediction Game

The lesson plan below shows how you can adapt a textbook or exam based listening activity. The focus is on exploiting the students' own knowledge, and the language in the text, by spending more time examining the language before and... Continue Reading →

Simple games you can use with the coursebook

Adapting coursebook material - reading and listening texts With most of my classes I have a set coursebook to follow and I often look for ways to adapt texts or individual exercises to include little games. This post will introduce... Continue Reading →

Lesson plan – Schools in Finland

Authentic Materials - listening lesson Here is a listening lesson and webquest. It includes a lesson plan, worksheets and links to resources. You can use it in class with your students, or give them the webquest worksheet for them to... Continue Reading →

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