It can feel a little intimidating to have all of those new faces staring at you on the first day, and it’s always handy to have a few activities up your sleeve in case your lesson plan doesn’t quite stretch to the full hour.
Tag Archives: Vocabulary
Improving Exam Writing – Help Your Students Get Better Marks
Today, I’m focusing on skills that students should practise in order to produce a decent writing assignment. Read on!
Native TEFL Teachers – Here’s The Problem
What are the problems with hiring a native speaker to teach English? As a native myself, I recognise that in many areas, we have to work harder than our bilingual counterparts. Here are my thoughts.
Using Persuasion In The EFL Classroom
Persuasion is sometimes called an art, the idea of convincing the reader to agree with the speaker or writer. It’s a technique that learners of any level, to some degree, should practise. It takes many wonderful forms, so even a beginner can start to use it in their speaking or writing. More advanced candidates areContinue reading “Using Persuasion In The EFL Classroom”
Verb Type Guide
A quick guide to those pesky verb types!
Writing Exam Preparation Tips
Use these tips to get your students ready for the dreaded writing section!
PET Speaking – Useful Phrases
A quick run down of the most useful PET speaking phrases!
PET – Speaking Part 2
Get your students exam ready with my quick and easy guide!
Cambridge PET Writing Exam Guide
Summer exam dates are coming up and students should be getting prepared for whatever might be thrown at them. Following on from my recent post on how to prepare for the reading exam (see below for link). I have also put together this guide for the writing exam! Cambridge PET Reading Exam Guide The writing examContinue reading “Cambridge PET Writing Exam Guide”
Cambridge PET Writing Part 1 Practice
Below is a list of examples of the Writing part 1 task separated according to category of grammar, followed by the solutions. Comparatives Rosie plays the guitar better than the rest of her class. Nobody else in her class plays the guitar as ________ as Rosie does. The chocolate cake is more delicious than the strawberryContinue reading “Cambridge PET Writing Part 1 Practice”