TEFLtastic with Alex Case

New Teaching Meetings e-book
Over 300 pages of classroom-tested photocopiable activities on starting meetings, chairing, turn taking, giving and responding to opinions and advice, smoothly progressing through the meeting and bringing them to an end, etc, etc. Includes stacks of roleplays and meetings language … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Oct 2021 21:26:17 +0000

The most TEFLtastic worksheets of 2021
As the TEFL blog boom years during which I started TEFLtastic fade further from view and more social-media-savvy generations have taken over, I more and more picture myself as an ageing rock star saying ?We feel like our new album … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Mon, 10 Jan 2022 11:43:01 +0000

Three much missed funny TEFL blogs
While searching my blog for broken links, I found that English Droid had disappeared yet again and that English Teacher X and Chase Me Ladies were locked behind walls with invitations needed for entry. Luckily, my selections of highlights from … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Sep 2021 21:08:15 +0000

New materials for teaching online
It’s taken me a while, but I’ve finally made a page of materials specifically for Zoom (and useable or easily adaptable for Teams, etc), most of which also teach useful language for explaining how to use the software/ app: Zoom … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 Nov 2021 00:24:24 +0000

The best end-of-term revision game
I already did a post on “The Best End-of-term Revision Games”, but here I am again many years later without the final -s, because I think there is a clear winner: Rotating revision board game (TEFLtastic classics part 14) a … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Dec 2021 21:47:30 +0000

New TEFL photocopiables and articles summer 2021
While you were all enjoying spending your summer holidays sitting around at home doing nothing, I was enjoying mine sitting around at home doing nothing but writing about TEFL. And here are the results: New TEFL articles summer 2021 Most … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Sep 2021 21:08:24 +0000

New TEFL PDFs and articles autumn 2021
Favourite and/ or newest stuff that I haven?t mentioned yet top of each section. New TEFL articles autumn 2021 How to teach defining and non-defining relative clauses How to teach a/ an and the How to teach relative pronouns How … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Thu, 18 Nov 2021 05:26:04 +0000

Recommended free Elementary and Pre-Int business self-study materials
This is a list of the best A1 and A2 level materials I could find online. I made this for my students to use while they were waiting for their one-to-one tutorials, to discuss afterwards, and hopefully to use to … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Sep 2021 19:30:34 +0000

Xmas activities for Business and ESP classes
I don?t see any reason why ESP classes can?t also have a bit of seasonal cheer, as long as you manage to tie it in with something useful such as meetings roleplays, pronouncing numbers, talking about trends, or telephoning practice. … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Dec 2021 23:36:29 +0000

Needs analyis and instant personalised practice (TEFLtastic Classics Part 50)
Back when I was studying to teach English for Business for the first time, what I most appreciated and gained from were lessons on doing needs analysis and on planning first lessons that cover things that most students are likely … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Wed, 05 Jan 2022 20:28:02 +0000