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Knights of the Round Table England: Rather than focusing on grammar, they need to be looking at patterns in a more general sense. To be or not to be England: Access our entire database of over 9, high-quality resources. Think also about how these can be recorded memorably — word spiders and columns are useful techniques to promote. And here at higher levels, there is the possibility of students discovering useful word partnerships themselves.

Students can be encouraged to make these card sets themselves, perhaps taking turns at the end of the week to select and write up the sets.

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Matching pairs being distributed and then students wander to find their partner. Enable peer assessment Digital criteria: World of Work Writing 3: I love my family Lesson 7: Underlining and highlighting are useful techniques here.


Drawing students attention to patterns, phrases and semi-fixed expressions within these texts and helping them record them effectively is important. Assessment matters What is assessment? How can we get back home?

Making a start Planning the future The case against self-employment Business tasks Introduction to the series Chance and opportunity Decisions Notes and messages Problems and difficulties Studying and learning Success and failure Grsmmar and responsibilities Teaching approaches First lessons Inter-cultural training Needs analysis Pre-experience learners Role-play and simulations Teaching one-to-one What’s it all about? If your students are preparing for UCLES examinations these formats can easily be applied to the collocates you and your students have spotted.

Kung fu master China: In addition, if we presume that meaningful chunks exist in their own language, some translation can be helpful to their records. Rate this resource 3.

The use of columns and substitution tables is very helpful here and gives a model for students to follow in their own vocabulary notebooks. Off to a flying start Impressions Getting to know you: Living and Surroundings Speaking 3: Whole class discussion of what is useful or woth noting down is a helpful exercise as it allows your students to actively participate in the process of what they notice and record. Your students could usefully record items according to key word or topic, or both.

Add something Digital criteria: A superb textbook for initial training courses and a no-nonsense handbook for practising ELT teachers. Revisiting aids acquisition so recycling and further practice become crucial to students actually retaining any of these neatly noticed collocates. You should also be prepared to check their vocabulary notebooks to see if they are recording items correctly.


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Banking and finance Bank products and services Gramma profiles Banking and finance vocabulary Hospitality and Tourism Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Giving information: For your students to develop their awareness of collocation, exposure to naturally occurring language is very important.

Company structure Lesson 3: Moving premises Working language Extreme makeover Get a slimmer model It’s a numbers game Metaphorically speaking Sensational sales Text appeal To be or not to be taboo Unnatural forr Teaching Business English Prioritising vocabulary Being direct Low-level learners Workplace performance Improving fluency Understanding different accents Improving a needs analysis. The same cards can be used over and over in a variety of ways.

Get into the habit of including useful collocations at the write-up stage of a lesson — showing on the whiteboard the typical partnerships that students need to be aware of.

So, first of all you need to build awareness through noticing, then maintain the practice of record keeping. Grammarman Meet the Grammarman team Grammarman: There are a lot of cuasi-esenvial to help students with these activities.