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  1. Language Constructs Enemies

    Collections | 03 Nov 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    Here's another one for TESOL teacher in training. It uses concrete examples and an inductive approach to critique the language often used in US media and other discourses to describe other...

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  2. Language Envelopes

    Collections | 03 Nov 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    I love this activity. It does require face to face instruction, though, and it takes quite a bit of time to organize the materials, especially for larger groups. But, it's wonderful for...

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  3. Redundancia

    Collections | 03 Nov 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This is not an activity I would do with ESOL learners themselves, but it is great for TESOL teacher training, especially for monolinguals or for those who haven't studied a language in good...

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  4. Zoom in, Zoom out

    Collections | 03 Nov 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    If you are trying to get your ESOL students to stop equating culture with nationality, this is a great activity to complicate their thinking. It's low tech and results in great discussions that...

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  5. Metaphors across Cultures

    Collections | 03 Nov 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    While we are a metaphor kick - this one would be more appropriate for advanced ESOL students unless you conducted it in their L1. It is great for highlighting the important role that language plays...

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  6. Metaphors for Culture

    Collections | 03 Nov 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    I am a fan of talking and thinking about culture in TESOL classrooms, and I also think it is fun to dissect language, so this one has double the appeal. It's a great powerpoint that gets...

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  7. Mini Metaphors

    Collections | 03 Nov 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This is one of my favorite ice-breaker activities, and it can also be used as a debriefing/reflection tool. It is just a collection of little charms and miniature objects, but in my experience...

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  8. A Flower's Point of View

    Collections | 03 Jul 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    For those of you abroad in TEFL settings with classrooms that are more homogenous... From the main Digital Toolbox page (remember, under the Discover top menu), try searching a) for an...

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  9. Icebreakers that Teach: The Name Game and Voices from the Past

    Collections | 03 Jul 2020 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    If you were to click on the Discover top menu and choose Tags, you could search for a term such as Icebreaker. Forty-three tools come up in that search. We think of these tools as...

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