” That just might be the general feeling towards verb conjugations.If we’re being honest, it’s probably the feeling many teachers get when having to introduce verb conjugations to their students. If we tell them verb conjugations are difficult, that is exactly what they’ll believe. We’ll walk into a classroom of already defeated students who won’t even bother trying because, well, they don’t really expect to succeed.Some time will also be devoted to sample paper practice in order to hone students’ exam technique and assess whether students are still on track for their target grade.In addition, there will be time given to learn and practice the new technique of translation and there will be an emphasis on spontaneous speech (rather than scripted) in all speaking tasks.Ask yourself: what would you have done differently?
I tried this last term, after many years of preparing my students for verb conjugations as if I were about to send them into a battlefield.
The interleaved Teacher's Manual and the Teacher's All-in-One Pack provide teachers with over 200 pages of additional teaching resources.
The unique Digital Teacher's Pack provides resources for PCs and interactive whiteboards.
Lessons will include the opportunity to listen to contemporary Spanish language, music, undergo web research and use ICT to create multimedia presentations.
There are four exams taken at the end of the course – Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing - for which students can be entered at either Higher or Foundation level depending on the results of their practice assessments prior to the summer exams.