The English Classroom

A HELPFUL GUIDE FOR PRESERVICE AND GRADUATE TEACHERS

They have heard it all before. Tell me your favourite colour. What is you favourite movie? What do you like to do on the weekend? Sometimes you will get an insightful answer. Sometimes you will get the impression that your students do nothing during their free time. The variety of answers can be very broad.

Formative Assessment: Create a Conversation The Situation You want to clarify whether your students understand the concept, but are tired of old and overused teaching strategies. The Solution Writing out a paragraph explaining your understanding is a classic strategy for any teacher. Please write a paragraph about what you have learnt today. Students are asked …

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