Speaking Activities That Don't Suck [NOOK Book]

Overview

One of the most painful aspects of any TEFL job (except of course for the low salaries, terrible prospects, and awful hours) is getting the students to speak.

Far too many teachers exhaust themselves trying to entertain and motivate and gently coax English out of surly, exhausted, or shy students - but yet again English Teacher X, with more than 15 years experience at some ...
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Speaking Activities That Don't Suck

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Overview

One of the most painful aspects of any TEFL job (except of course for the low salaries, terrible prospects, and awful hours) is getting the students to speak.

Far too many teachers exhaust themselves trying to entertain and motivate and gently coax English out of surly, exhausted, or shy students - but yet again English Teacher X, with more than 15 years experience at some of the worst language schools in the world, is here to help.

Here is a book full of clear, succint, and superbly effective ways to give your students virtually NO CHOICE but to produce HUGE AMOUNTS of English in a variety of classroom situations, all presented with English Teacher X's usual cynical irreverence.

From large classes to individuals, from beginners to advanced classes, English Teacher X provides you with a comprehensive set of activities, strategies and tricks to help you deal with even the most uncommunicative and recalcitrant of students.
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This is a great book of practical speaking activities, good for the novice and for the veteran teacher. With the same tongue-in-cheek style of the first "English Teacher X" guide book, the author leads his readers to understanding and conquering the many hurdles a typical EFL teacher faces. In this book, the enemy is "shy" students who can't/won't open their mouths to produce English. The author lists (in incredible detail) dozens and dozens of activities (for beginner students, all the way up t
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013490109
  • Publisher: English Teacher X
  • Publication date: 11/18/2011
  • Series: English Teacher X, #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,371,847
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

English Teacher X is a 15-year veteran of many terrible language schools in many different countries. He has lived and worked in 8 different cities in 7 different countries.

He maintains a blog at www.englishteacherx.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2013

    Extremely useful and hilarious guide to forcing English out of y

    Extremely useful and hilarious guide to forcing English out of your students. Highly recommended!

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