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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Indeed, there is so much one can say about any given image. So let's see just how much we can say about one picture.
This project is divided up into sessions, and each session has a number of questions. The students need to describe, analyze, and speculate on everything they see in the image. read article
A great way to engage students is to create projects within contexts and formats that they are already using in their personal lives. One of my favorite ways of doing this is through blogs. Teenage students already spend a lot of time online, especially on social media sites, so why not encourage them to continue their online interactions, just in English instead? read article
Make your students form an argument as to why something is better than the alternative. Of course, you should first go over the structure of an essay, and maybe various phrases one could use in an argument. But to prompt them for further practice, here are twenty topics. They should choose which of a pair to support, and their arguments could be subjective, objective, or both. read article