Monday, 27 November 2017

Vocabulary Games: General Vocabulary of Farming and Farm Equipment

Students learn or revise some general vocabulary of farming and farm equipment through a guessing game, as well as other vocabulary games, and practise their speaking and listening skills. 

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

BTS Final Oral Exam (CCF): Example of Assessment Paper and Useful Expressions

One of the assessment situation is a 5-minute oral presentation in English on a set of documents followed by a 10-minute followup discussion (still in English). In this post, you will find an assessment paper that I made last year to prepare my students for their final oral exam (BTS TSMA Sujet CCF) along with an example of what a possible presentation might look like. I have also included lists of useful expressions that I put together and that can be used to describe a picture, to make a presentation and to talk about a text. 

Monday, 13 November 2017

A Future with Farmers TEDx Listening, Reading and Speaking Lesson

A listening to practice the vocabulary of farming and learn about the differences between traditional commodity corn farming and a new trend of young farmers, who grow vegetables and rear animals on pastures.