Tag Archives: textual structure

Textual Structure is not about school, it’s about life

Today I was trying to explain to an adorable student who thinks he is not capable of learning how to write different kinds of texts why I disagree with him. Human life is all about texts, both oral and written. … Continue reading

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Y5’s – Sample Speaking Cards & Listening Work

Unit 1 – Please, use 1.12 and 1.13 to learn to listen and to speak. You should read as you listen, too, so as to underline Useful Language you can use to tackle those issues in a monologue or conversation. … Continue reading

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Designing Exam Speaking Cards

Timed Interactions. Designing Exam Cards based on topics in 1A and 1B: task description for 5-minute performances. Theory: Some tips for good timed interactions A. The Structure of Dialog(ue)s Beginnings Development: Balanced turn-taking Ending About the development: Pose an idea … Continue reading

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Y5’s – Going through unit 2

My proposal this time is that you use the audios in unit 2 (especially those with a transcript) to collect Useful Language for two monologs you can work on next week: (National) Stereotypes and Story-telling (airports, flights… – use the … Continue reading

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