2017 Oct 02
Connecting with Community: The Garage Sale Trail
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The Garage Sale Trail is happening on October 21/22 – an Australia-wide community event. So if you’re using the reading book The Garage Sale to practise the language of recounts, now could be a perfect time to link that reading with some community awareness. A confession – I actually hadn’t heard of the Garage Sale Trail before spotting the flyer at … Continue reading
2016 Aug 16
Maybe Next Year: from ‘ESL reader’ to ‘today’s lesson’?
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“I’ve got a Social English class, so how can I use Maybe Next Year as the key material? (Oh, and I have prelim learners in with beginners, and the volunteer is going to be away…)” Sometimes we see reading materials as simply ‘reading’ – students read the story, answer the questions, do the worksheets, and we’re finished. On to the … Continue reading