You will cover a variety of topic areas including your life, home and local environment, school life and the world of work, youth culture, free time and holidays.
You will also be given the opportunity to improve your written and spoken communication skills as well as deepening your understanding of the Spanish culture and language.
Second, games can stimulate very fruitful discussion.
Ask children to talk about their favourite game, be it Angry Birds or Minecraft, and get them to talk through what they are doing.
After all, the best thing I got out of my ‘verbs are difficult’ approach was a premature acceptance of failure.
Whereas now, with all my efforts in turning ‘difficult’ into ‘challenging’, students leave my classroom feeling empowered–feeling able to tackle something big and succeed in their quest.
Moreover, learning vocabulary is often perceived as a tedious and laborious process.
In this article I would like to examine some traditional techniques and compare them with the use of language games for vocabulary presentation and revision, in order to determine whether they are more successful in presenting and revising vocabulary than other methods.
As we release our latest app for primary learners of English (ages 6 - 11), mobile learning consultant and young learner specialist Tracy Dumais provides advice for parents and teachers on getting kids talking in English.
When we ask parents about their aspirations for their child’s English language abilities, 'speaking English with confidence' is almost always at the top of their wish list.
Some time will also be devoted to sample paper practice in order to hone students’ exam technique and assess whether students are still on track for their target grade.
In addition, there will be time given to learn and practice the new technique of translation and there will be an emphasis on spontaneous speech (rather than scripted) in all speaking tasks.
Because, yes, we know they can be tricky, but we don’t want our students to give up before they even start.