TEFLtastic with Alex Case

New participle clauses page
I’m still struggling with how best to teach this tricky bit of grammar, and have twice given up on articles I was trying to write on the topic. However, I have come up with two nice communicative practice activities and … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Mon, 07 Feb 2022 20:21:57 +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

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

Needs analysis 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

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

New Teaching IELTS Speaking e-book out now
As Teaching IELTS Writing: Interactive Classroom Activities seems to have been quite popular, I’ve now put together over 300 photocopiable pages of thoroughly classroom-tested materials that help really teach (not just practise) IELTS Speaking: Teaching IELTS Speaking: Interactive Classroom Activities … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Tue, 31 May 2022 20:52:49 +0000

New Like as a Preposition and Verbs of Sensation pages
A mix of old and new materials on “be like”, “look (like)”, “taste (like)”, etc. At the moment the two pages are just the same worksheets arranged differently depending on what your main language focus is, but as usual with … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Tue, 08 Mar 2022 20:26:47 +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

New TEFL stuff 2022 H1*
Much less stuff than in the good ole days, but hopefully less quantity finally means more quality. Latest items top of each section. New TEFL e-book Teaching IELTS Speaking: Interactive Classroom Activities (over 300 pages on tips, vocabulary, functional language phrases, … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Jun 2022 20:26:39 +0000

New on TEFLtastic
A list of new content and links on TEFLtastic, updated on average once every couple of days. Newest stuff top: How to start one-to-one lessons – NEW Prepositions of movement guessing game – NEW 12 fun recommendations activities – NEW … Continue reading
Publ.Date : Tue, 26 Jul 2022 21:39:11 +0000