Hide and Speak: a twist on class discussion

As you know, NOVELTY in lesson planning is a big deal. When we aren't switching up the content (silly stories, current events, classic literature, pop culture, history...), we're switching up the delivery. We're switching up the task. We're switching up the groups. We're always doing something new because brains crave novelty (gracias, Krashen via Gaab). PQA is … Continue reading Hide and Speak: a twist on class discussion

I’m Going on a Trip–Ideas from iFLT

In my PQA Hooks presentation at iFLT, I shared several activities that I use to get repetitions of target structures other than traditional PQA or Storyasking. For each of the activities, I asked participants to brainstorm ways that they could use them in their classes, and I'll be sharing their ideas over the next few … Continue reading I’m Going on a Trip–Ideas from iFLT