Appropriate for either ESL or EFL contexts.

Ideas for using graphic novels

I’m a nerd.  It’s true.  Always have been.  Sometimes I’ve just thrown people off with nice clothes and the occasional hippy hairstyle.  Thankfully, nerds have now taken over cool.  And thus, it should come as no surprise that one of my favourite types of media to bring into class every once in a while is graphic novels.Read More »Ideas for using graphic novels

ELT bites (not how you think)

Sometimes the photocopier is blown, there’s no tech in your room and you forgot all other materials back on your desk, far far away.  A very minimalist activity that generates language and conversation would be helpful now–a nice, bite-sized glimmer of hope for prep gone awry.  These types of activities are included in the #ELTBites challenge and I wanted to contribute.  And let’s face it, how often do you get to suggest ELT bites?Read More »ELT bites (not how you think)