Where to Find Videos for English Class

It can be hard to find good-quality, engaging videos to use in class or for students to watch on their own. There are a ton of videos aimed at English learners on YouTube, but most of them are simply explanations about grammar points or lists of words/phrases  (“Learn 10 English idioms about food!”). It’s hard …

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Listening and Reading with the “Sentence Detectives” Activity

I tried a new activity with my students today that I wanted to share. I like it because it requires students to process both oral and written input. I was inspired by an idea from Gianfranco Conti, who does an activity called “Sentence Detectives.” I deviated a bit from Gianfranco’s directions and adapted the activity …

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