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by melgaut
Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: School Projects
Topic: Looking for Facebook´penfriends´for my 10 students
Replies: 6
Views: 11236

Re: Looking for Facebook´penfriends´for my 10 students

www! What a good idea to have your students communicate on Facebook! I'm sure it really motivates them to use the L2. I would love to have your feedback. Does it really work? What are the issues of this type of project? The exchange between countries is always interesting. Your students will have th...
by melgaut
Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching children
Replies: 25
Views: 16232

Re: Teaching children

Hi! If your students don't want to write or read, why don't you try to have them write on the computer? They like to be online and they like to go to the computer lab. Motivation is the key element in language learning. Ebooks are now a reality. They are very interesting and usually free! There are ...
by melgaut
Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: English day trips
Replies: 25
Views: 14282

Re: English day trips

I've already done a trip with my students to the closest city. We had a sleepover at the museum! It was awesome! Even though it wasn't a trip aimed to improve their skills in L2, and can easily see how we can adapt it. A treasure hunt is a very good idea. Sometimes, museum already has prepared quest...
by melgaut
Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Thanksgiiving day
Replies: 26
Views: 20277

Re: Thanksgiiving day

Thanksgiving day is a great opportunity to say how we appreciate people and things around us. It is also a moment where the family should be all together to celebrate. Turkey is also served. In Canada, students are also used to celebrate it in school. There are thematic activities during the week. H...