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Questions prompted by the Image Conference 2014

I’ve just got back from a great weekend in Cordoba visiting friends and attending the Image Conference. This event, organised this year by IH Cordoba, comprised a full day of talks – 8 in total, including the opening and closing plenaries – interspersed with coffee breaks and a delicious lunch. There was a great range of […]

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How To Spot A Liar

I’ve used this activity with both FCE and CAE classes to add another element to speaking practice.  It includes a bit of listening and a spot of lying.  My students enjoyed the challenge of being a convincing liar and also guessing other students’ lies. Start with the trusty old two truths and a lie. When […]

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CPE: Run For Your Life! – Halloween Lesson Plan

This lesson plan is based on an article from The Guardian called Zombie Games: Run For Your Life.  It’s about a 5k run called Zombie Evacuation Race where “zombies” run after you and “soldiers” shout at you.  This lesson involves CPE exam style tasks – Speaking parts 1 and 2 and also Reading & Use […]

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Halloween Lesson Plan – In The Room Where You Sleep

I’m posting this Halloween lesson before I’ve actually done it in case anyone else might find it useful.  It’s a lesson involving a song and some drawing for my two classes of 10-11 year olds.  I’ll comment on it  after I’ve done it and hopefully have a video to show for it too! First, I’ll […]