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teaching letters b and d

An Iranian teacher asked me for help teaching the alphabet. He said his preschool children had difficulty recognizing b and d, and other letters. This confusion is not reserved for Iranian students, all preschool children have to get to grips with these letters, even native speakers....

31 Jan Shelley Vernon No Comments

Today a teacher asked me for cartoons, activities and songs relating to castles. Rather than spending hours searching for those online use these instant ideas. Here's my reply to the teacher:

Hello there and thanks for your question. Have you got my "...

18 Jan Shelley Vernon No Comments
adult students motivated and happy

Thank you for coming to this post with a game to get even the shyest students to join in.

First let's hear from Elaine Lovell and hear about her experience with the game. And then lower down you will find a full description of the game from my games book for teens and adults...

13 Jan Shelley Vernon 1 Comment
grammar game for kids

Imagine your pupils looking forward to a grammar lesson instead of looking bored. Teaching grammar with games not only makes the lesson more enjoyable but it's more effective than copying from the board and re-writing.

Teaching grammar with games works research shows...

04 Jan Shelley Vernon 4 Comments

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