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by Effie F.
Tue Jan 16, 2007 7:36 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: How do you handle a really noisy class?
Replies: 6
Views: 1911

How do you handle a really noisy class?

And it's only not that they're noisy. They don't want to pay any attention, like they're in the classroom for another reason. We have a very nice book with interesting topics which I'm supposed to cover, but it's extremely hard to do it. And it's not like I can do something different that they will ...
by Effie F.
Mon Nov 20, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: How can you motivate students?
Replies: 2
Views: 1194

How can you motivate students?

I have to admit the ugly truth: here in Greece, most of the children learn English in private institutions because foreign language lessons in schools are inadequate. So, learning at a private school (where your parents pay for it) is the rule. And right now, I’m working in a private school. I start...
by Effie F.
Tue Nov 07, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: How to teach bored students
Replies: 2
Views: 1642

How to teach bored students

Hi again! One of the classes that I'm teaching consists of 9 kids aged 13-16. They're at an upper intermediate level but they seem extremely bored. They're not interested about any of the activities that the book suggests. They don't seem at all excited about speaking, reading, listening, etc. I'm t...
by Effie F.
Thu Nov 02, 2006 4:56 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Better ways of teaching grammar
Replies: 3
Views: 1193

Better ways of teaching grammar

Hello! I'm a new teacher and I've been wondering if there are any fun ways to teach grammar to students aged 11 to 14. I know I could just ask them to memorize a few things but I think they don't like that. Can anyone help? Any ideas would be welcome. Thank you in advance. :D