This is a fun, dynamic, communicative and student-centered activity I usually do if the learners in the class know each other, but not me.
Tell the learners that they are going to get the chance to get to know you, and that they will be able to ask you any questions they like – about anything! (They usually look really excited at this point!) Continue reading →
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❝The limits of my language are the limits of my world.❞
If, like me, you’ve spent most of your tutorhood teaching high school pupils, there were probably a few times you were faced with a blank stare, a look of despair, an icy air.
Just the other day, I was met with a garbled answer and a sweaty frown to a straightforward CCQ (concept checking question) whilst teaching modal verb usage in Afrikaans. Holy whippets! What went wrong?