Humanising Language Teaching
A Baker's Dozen of miscellaneous Activities for Mid-teens and up
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For the past couple of years I have been compiling for Cambridge University Press a multi-author collection of language learning activities for students aged 11-16.
The working title is Language Activities for Adolescent Learners.
Contributors, besides me, the major authors of activities are David A. Hill, Hanna Kryszewska and Tessa Woodward, with valuable contributions also from Judit Fehér, Jean Harper-Rudiger and Bonnie Tsai.
The chapters of the book are:
Hopefully, it will be on the market sometime near the beginning of 2004.
To follow are 13 activities of mine which did not happen to make it into the book owing to some lack of versatility when compared with the 99 activities that I did choose for inclusion.
I should add that—
--A couple of the activities that follow may be original with me, but the rest are re-workings of ideas I have learned from other teachers in years gone by.
Vocabulary in phrases, awareness of mnemonic techniques
Reading, some speaking