dictation 1

This is the first post of a series of three on dictations. There are many reasons not to do dictations in the language classroom and there are also many other reasons to engage learners in dictation activities. I believe that if the dictation is an end in itself, even though it may still have itsContinue reading “dictation 1”

now in theaters

This is mostly a pronunciation activity but it also deals with skimming for information in written texts and there are also elements of writing and group work with discussions conducted in English. Say you are halfway through your textbook. Divide your class into groups of 3-4 and tell the groups to choose a reading passageContinue reading “now in theaters”