In this post we are suggesting a lesson plan aiming to build students’ ability to understand short texts such as (more…)
As Christmas time is nearing, here is an extra activity for your English class. You can use the text for (more…)
In this post we look at a task format that is present in Cambridge English exams at CEFR levels B1 to C1, including Business. This is the multiple matching reading task, where readers’ competence lies not so much in understanding a text in detail, but mostly in extracting specific information in a time-effective manner.
What is it that you like about your job as a teacher? How long do you need to think before (more…)
Imagine you are inside a building like this, and you need to describe it to somebody. How long can you keep going?
Of course, your students will not have to cope with the task of describing such a spectacular place, but what crossed your mind first, when looking at the picture and wondering about describing it?
This is one of the most common task formats in second language teaching. The activity we are proposing in this (more…)
Whether you are preparing your students for B1 Business Preliminary, or you are simply teaching a general Business English course (more…)
Try out this activity with your class if you are practising comparing and contrasting pictures, which is a speaking task (more…)
This lesson material hands writing assessment over to students themselves. The activities involve detailed discussion of what makes good writing (more…)
Here we are suggesting a slightly playful activity to use with the true-false task in B1 Preliminary / Preliminary for (more…)