Show and tell Students bring in an object that has some meaning to them.
Question of the week A convenient weekly writing activity with shared texts and clear error correction.
Third person interviews An interviewing activity in which students practise asking questions in the third person.In this mingling activity, students trade opinions cards with their classmates.Question time A simple to set up, group discussion activity where students take it in turns to choose a topic and moderate the discussion. A man and woman face each other across a table at a downtown bistro, looking nervous and awkward. There is a stiff formality to the way they sit—no slouching. It remains to be seen if it will pick up speed, gain altitude, and soar skyward . Sometimes they lead to burning love; sometimes they go down in flames. All the observable and obvious clues: They are nicely groomed—stylish, but not overdone. As would-be romances go, this plane is very slow to leave the gate and get onto the runway. or if it will lose engine power and sit on the tarmac indefinitely. It’s true that first dates can be one of the most nerve-wracking, anxiety-producing situations in our society. The two pick at their dinner salads, staring down at the leafy mound before them. Finally, one of them tries to grease the wheels of conversation. Some people consider themselves skilled communicators because they can talk endlessly.