Do you like surprises? Read a poem from this month’s selection of poems by English language learners. These poems are not categorized by theme or topic, so choose a poem and enjoy the surprise of where it takes you!
This month’s Teacher’s Corner features activities related to listening. Check out this week’s listening activity that uses the audio version of the classic O. Henry short story “Gift of the Magi.”
New poems about friends have been added to our poetry page. Check out these latest poems written by English language learners.
This series of webinars is a professional development program for English teachers. Course 15 of the Shaping the Way We Teach English webinar series has begun. Check out the past webinars or view the next webinar via YouTube.
Activities and lesson plans for teaching about Listening in the classroom.
Transcript Correction with The Gift of the Magi
Transcript correction is an example of a language-focused listening activity. In this activity, students listen for differences between an audio text and the corresponding written transcript. A worksheet, with answers, and an audio file are provided.