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Pictionary

This is a game to practice vocabulary that almost everyone knows and loves. In terms of subject material, you can tap your coursebook or recent material, but this also works fantastically when you keep...

How not to find a flat in Berlin

Long term readers of this blog may remember a previous posting about flat searching in the fair city of Berlin, written smack bang in the middle of a frustrating, time-consuming and near-fruitless flat search....

No homework ideas… – what can you do?

Every teacher has been there. You’ve got sidelined with a grammar point, distracted by a topical conversation subject or simply planned too much for your class. The result is that your planned homework is...

How to deal with mistakes

On-the-spot, or at the end of the class? The eternal question for the English teacher (at least on the subject of error correction). All students will want some form of error correction, but getting...

Memory Game

Can you remember playing the memory game with a pack of cards? You put all the cards face down and then take turns to match the same numbers together. So, this game is also...