Try It Out is a selection of skills-based activities, many of which have formed the focus of the "Spotlight on..." teachers' workshops.
Get your students listening carefully in this lead-in activity.
Students follow a set procedure to share and work on texts together.
Students read along with a listening text and try to capture its speed, stress and rhythm.
Give your students maximum individual speaking practice with just one picture.
Students translate conversations from their own lives.
Students complete a crossword over the telephone.
Joanna Westcombe looks back on Try It Out activities from the first half of the year.
The Picture It section of Spotlight Online gets new bilingual content. Joanna Westcombe has the details.
Students read small ads from the magazine and make plans for taking a language course.
Have your students get their ideas down on paper with a simple activity.
Get your students writing diary entries for a character in a short story.
Get your students writing with a purpose, in a letter to Ken Taylor.
Joanna Westcombe leaves you a tool kit for your teaching adventures.
Put your students on the spot with this group conversation activity.
Expand your students' vocabulary by introducing them to matching words and phrases.
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