This resource book shows how to use poetry writing as a medium to teach and reinforce structure, parts of speech and punctuation, as well as other grammar and writing conventions. This is a resource book that shows teachers how to use poetry writing as a medium to teach and reinforce structure, vocabulary, parts of speech, and punctuation, as well as other grammar and writing conventions. Appropriate for any age or fluency level, the book can be used by ESL, foreign language, or bilingual teachers as an adjunct to their writing program. It contains 25 easy-to-follow, self-contained lessons, each with poetry models and sample poems written by students of various ages and linguistic backgrounds. The simple patterns in this book will encourage students to express their own ideas creatively and accurately.
This book offers over 120 activities which will inject some light-hearted fun into lessons, whilst still being grounded in respected language learning theory.
Humour is a very effective way to help students remember key concepts and structures. The book contains step-by-step guidance on how to carry out the activities and suggestions for further work.
Stories are a wonderful way of helping students learn and acquire language. This book is for teachers who want to use stories in class but need a place to start.
Stories is packed full of fun activities using different genres: soap opera, urban myth and newspaper reporting as well as advice on using stories in the classroom.
This provides over 40 ready-to-use activities and dozens of stories which are suitable for all ages from beginner to advanced level.
The paperback edition shows teachers how to take advantage of the unique literary characteristics of folk tales to facilitate language learning. Activities are suitable for all ages and range from beginning to advanced.
The fully revised edition of this 'classic' helps teachers give their learners the tools they need to express themselves through a range of stimulating drama contexts. This completely revised edition of the classic title Drama Techniques provides:
Fifty-six classroom activities requiring minimal preparation, ranging from shorter and less demanding to longer and more complex activities, culminating in a series of original dramatic sketches.