Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Activity 62- Stand Up If It`s Wrong! (TESOL 2012 special post)

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Here is a nice strategy to check comprehension!

Level: any
Skills: reading, listening and speaking
Materials needed: 1 copy of a magazine article per student and a summary prepared by the teacher beforehand


Hand out copies of a magazine article and ask students to read it in silence. Ask them to put it away after they have finished. Explain that they are going to listen to a summary prepared by the teacher and that they should stand up everytime they listen to a wrong piece of information. When students stand up, pause the summary and elicit how they can correct it.

Variation: Students themselves can prepare sentences with information that is right or wrong.

Source: Vinicius Lemos

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