Teaching Ideas

A series of guidelines, considerations, advice & ideas on how to approach teaching a language.

1. Teacher / Student

A way to approach pair-work that enhances student involvement and confidence as well as enabling them to progress at their own pace and in their own way(s).

2. Recall

Students become more familiar with the language by drawing from recently learned items or structures and/or recent learning experiences.


Four elements that play an important role in lesson planning:  Repetition, Variety, Combination and Integration

4. Building

Different considerations on how to build onto students’ ongoing skills and language to gain a better understanding and proficiency.

5. Lesson Planning 101

Some tips and considerations when approaching lesson planning, especially directed to both teachers just starting out and those with a few years of experience and want to tighten up their planning.

6. Conversation (In) Class

A number of teaching ideas and activities are presented for conversation classes as well as normal courses which involve speaking activities.  Many practical tips and coniderations are offered to help make the students’ speaking in class fun and beneficial.