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Problems with physical warmers that are not carefully chosen and planned can include a lack of language being used, embarrassment with something that can seem childish, or students who don’t really need to be warmed up in that way because they just walked to the school being made to do it anyway because it is on the lesson plan. Other warmers An internet search should easily find you lots of sit down warmers, both ones designed for TEFL classes and ones you can adapt from pages for workshop presenters, drama teachers etc.
A good warmer should get the students involved straightway (i.e.
While video chat therapy does allow for more accessibility, it does not eliminate some of the key challenges that traditional therapy faces. There is no judging they are there to help any problem.
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The kindness of talking to strangers on 7 Cups Of Tea has helped me deal with the stresses and strains of life, just be having someone listen to my problems and help offload some overthinking or see things in a new light.
Every other week, beginning with Week 2, you will listen to an authentic German language audio or video excerpt of your choosing.
A good way of cutting down on the time and tedium of starting by checking the homework is to give students the answer key (either with the homework or at the beginning of the next class) to check their own answers.
You can then just take questions on why certain answers are correct, if other answers are possible etc. Error correction Correcting errors from the last homework or last lesson’s speaking task is another activity I remember less than fondly from the starts of my school lessons but still use myself sometimes. grammar auction or pairwork error dictation, and to make sure all the students are involved. Student presentations If you are getting the students to give presentations, the beginning of the lesson can work in some classes as it means the presenter can get it out of the way and so concentrate on the rest of the lesson without worrying about what they are going to say, and because it tends to be interesting for the other students.
You can add fun to checking homework by basing the first game entirely on the language in the workbook, e.g. It may also be possible for you to form a clear link between the presentation or the feedback on it and the aim of the rest of the lesson.