Student Projects

Tag: young learners

YLE Prep: Listening

Here a four things teachers can practice with their students to prepare them for the Listening sections of the Cambridge English: Young Learners Exams.

Read More »

Helping Students Pronounce <TH>

Many non-native learners have difficulty pronouncing the <th> sounds because they aren’t present in most other languages. Here are some ways you can address pronunciation at beginner stages.

Read More »

YLE Prep: Fill-In-The-Blanks

You can prepare for fill-in-the-blank sections of exams like the Cambridge Assessment: Young Learners English tests by combining the two techniques of recalling small, common words and writing down answers before looking at answer choices.

Read More »

Always Keep Dice with You

When practicing a grammar structure with my class, I often use dice to randomize prompts.  This way, students don’t know what they’re supposed to say or write until I tell them the results of a roll, which keeps them on their toes.

Read More »

Define Your Own Terms

There are lots of long, strange-sounding, technical terms that we don’t use outside the classroom, so why confuse students by teaching them? Instead, make up your own terms for for those concepts.

Read More »

Vocab-Building through Associations

There’s a lot of vocabulary to learn, but thankfully plenty of words are related to each other.  Learning words by associating them with each other helps us to remember those words later.  You can help students establish and strengthen those connections in your students’ minds.

Read More »