Teaching English Games Blog

beach written in seashells

A teacher is starting with a little group (5 years old) on the beach. She has my preschool games book, stories, songs and story videos.

What to take

If you are teaching on a sandy beach, I would think about leaving your computer / iPad at home. Kids might not be...

15 Jun Shelley Vernon 1 Comment
advertising concept

A teacher asked me for help with a workshop for fifth graders, to stimulate their critical thinking skills and work on their English around the theme of advertisements and commercials.

Warm-Up

To start the lesson ask students if they can think of any ads they have seen, online,...

06 Jun Shelley Vernon No Comments
student reading and thinking of something funny

Hello there,

Here is an email I received today about making reading and listening more fun:

"Dear Shelley, I really appreciate the help you've offered me and I bet you I'm going to work on that, Oh! by the way one more thing can you give me some...

25 May Shelley Vernon 1 Comment
middle school kids learning English through drawing, singing and role-play

Here is a typical teaching problem, and solutions. A bright 11-year-old girl is studying English at school and having one private lesson per week. She picks everything up really quickly and gets good marks in the tests at school, but the next week, she has forgotten it all. Each week the private...

26 Apr Shelley Vernon 1 Comment

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