In this post, I explain how to use a vocabulary range finder to help you minimise the number of low-frequency words in a text. I explain when and why this can be a very useful thing to do, and list a couple of alternative uses of the range finder as well.
Embedding target vocabulary and grammar points in vivid and emotionally-engaging stories is a great way to help your students remember more from their lessons, and remember them better. Here, I share twelve ways you can create stories with your learners.
In this post, I share some diary templates I’ve made, and some ideas on how your learners could use them, hopefully to enjoy themselves whilst revising vocabulary and putting new words and expressions to use.
Level: strong intermediate to advanced. Ages: older teens and adults. Type: listening and reading for key information; talking about growing older. Skills: reading; writing; speaking; listening. Language focus: vocabulary related to ageing and to psychological experimentation.