20 Ways to Use Photos to Teach English

using photos Aug 12, 2016

SuOn College in Toronto, Canada organized a two month training program for English teachers from China.  There are 3 groups of teachers (about 130 teachers in total) who are interested in learning about Canadian teaching methodology.  I had the pleasure of working with a group of 46 teachers this week.

Most of the 2-day training session that I was responsible for focused on demonstrating the Communicative Approach. Teachers had an opportunity to try out several warm-up activities, Information Gaps, a Jigsaw Learning activity and reporting back using a gallery approach (for more on reporting back after brainstorming, read this past blog post https://patrice-palmer.mykajabi.com/blog/six-ways-to-report-back-after-brainstorming).   One of our activities looked at how to use photos creatively with our students.  I had blogged about this several months ago, and thanks to my teaching colleagues from China, I have more ideas to expand the...

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