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Back to school!


Back to school!
Hi everyone,
How do you usually start your year? What activities do you use for first classes if you happen to have the same students?

8 Sep 2011      


I always start my firt lesson with some questions "getting to know each other ", I use worksheets with at least 20 question (personal infor) ,I ask my students to answer at least 10 of them and then introduce themselves using those information.
I don īt know if it īs a good way to start lessons but I try each year to change .

8 Sep 2011     


Hi dear grimsim!
In the first class I usually work with a song , a video or a game based on the lessons of the previous book. Hope I helped you!

8 Sep 2011     

Czech Republic

With my new groups I used this nice ws from Jecika: http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=263690#thetop  and with the rest I tried this very nice activity. One pupil prepared a short talk about his/her holidays. The other pupils meanwhile wrote down 6 words they supposed he/she would use in his speech. While listening to their classmate they checked how many of their 6 words were used. 

8 Sep 2011     

Mariethe House

maybe you find something here:

good luck to you for the new year!Smile

9 Sep 2011     


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