Here’s a fun ice breaker that works for most proficiency levels. I’ve used this for years and it has never failed.
You’ll notice there’s some unusual language (for the classroom, at least) in there – “wheelie”, “impression”, “party trick” and so on – that can provoke some interactive problem solving between partners. 152 more words
I have just returned from a lovely holiday on the Spanish island of Tenerife. It was really interesting to hear English being used as a lingua franca by people of different nationalities. 630 more words
Where do I even begin?! I spent three of possibly the best summers of my life working in TECS summer camps! What makes camp amazing is the camaraderie you build with the other staff and… 227 more words
I love going to Teachers’ Conferences. I always walk away with my head buzzing and full of ideas. They’re energizing and motivational, especially at this time of year when I need just a little boost of excitement about teaching to keep me going. 938 more words