In this lesson, I prepared a Diagnostic test (jeopardy game) to test my students' needs in a more fun way. Mainly, it involves testing collocation and vocabulary (word formation) knowledge. I'm using a game layout created by my dear friend, Ricardo Barros. Some of the activities were taken from: flo-joe.co.uk . Background reading: Infenthaler, D. Eseryel, … Continue reading Jeopardy Game – Diagnostic Test
I have adapted this lesson from a MAC 2 LIFE lesson from Cultura Inglesa SP (ACAD Department). This lesson was taught to a group of students aged between 13 - 16 who are going to sit for the FCE Cambridge exam in December 2017. Material used: Jigsaw reading - three articles taken and adapted from … Continue reading FCE – Building a Sports campaign (C1 lesson) 90′
This lesson is part of a Business project I have developed to attend the Intermediate level (B1 CEFR) at the Institution I work for. The objective of this project is to provide a real-life environment where students will be able to enrich their business lexical sets on the topic chosen. In this lesson, I'm using … Continue reading (60′) ‘The secret structure of great talks’ TED
I have designed a Business Project for Pre-Intermediate / Intermediate / Upper-Intermediate and Advanced levels. All of them involve having 'Presentations' (in the end of November) and lessons throughout the term where students will have the opportunity to enrich their business lexical set on the topic chosen. The Intermediate level will be talking about 'Jobs … Continue reading 1. Jobs of the future (A Business lesson)
Objectives of the lesson: By the end of this lesson, students will be better prepared to do part 6 Reading (CAE) successfully. This lesson will guide students to use some of the reading techniques and apply them to the day of the exam. I would also like to point out Catarina Pontes and the … Continue reading CAE Lesson – Part 6 – Reading.
New! Now I have uploaded the PPT file for this lesson. PPT file can be found here: Unit 8 – Urban Jungle This was my C1/2 group's first lesson (Ages from 13 to 40). As I have posted on Richmond Share Brasil Blog the first lesson can be daunting as you don't know what to expect when … Continue reading C1/2 lesson – How easy is it to get around your city? (180′)
After a loooong winter ... I'm back! (for GoT fans). This lesson was based on a Holiday Course - CI SP - Grammar Workout "Future Aspects" lesson. I had the pleasure of teaching this to an amazing advanced group. Age of the group: Adults (18 on). Level: C1 (CEFR) - Advanced. Syllabus: Originally, this was … Continue reading Living in the Future (A Grammar Lesson)
This is a game lesson for all levels & ages (from B1 CEF)! It's called "password" and the rules are very simple! The game host (to be chosen in class) presents each of the pairs a password (this word will be taken from their material). Students will take turns and give only one-word clue to … Continue reading Game Lesson! (60′) Recycling vocabulary.
This has been prepared to recycle 'Inversions' and to show students how it can be used not only in writing but also in the speaking skill. I got the idea from my good friend Ricardo Barros - I saw him presenting at ABCI 2012 SP. It was very inspiring. Level: Advanced (C1) - all ages. … Continue reading Inversions – Recycling Language (60′)
As you may have noticed I haven't been having much time to post my lessons here. This is mainly because I have been preparing material for Cambridge trainees. It will take place in June (already!), so this is why I've decided to post this lesson here. The topic is: "The benefit of being multi-lingual" and … Continue reading CAE – Word formation lesson (90′ lesson)