Category Archives: live listening

Processing the exam

listen by lambda_X on flickr The class I’m teaching at the moment is a mixed teenage and adult class, and all the students are hoping at some time over the next year to take the Cambridge FCE exam. At the … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Magi

A simple lesson plan for Christmas, based on the classic short story by O. Henry.  You can find the original story here (and on many other sites too) and an audio version with accompanying worksheets here at onestopenglish.  The original text works … Continue reading

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Scary movies

Student-led live listening This post was inspired by last week’s #eltchat about maximising student talking time (amongst other things). Scary movies is a materials-light lesson plan built around student-led live listening. It gets students talking and, just as importantly, listening … Continue reading

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