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The Lighter Side of TEFL
A collection of activities taken from "The Lighter Side," a recurring feature section in English Teaching Forum that first appeared in 1976.

The Lighter Side of TEFL is a collection of activities taken from "The Lighter Side," a recurring feature section in English Teaching Forum that first appeared in 1976. The text includes word games, crossword puzzles, idioms, limericks, jokes, riddles, and international folk tales. Each activity is self-contained on one page for easy duplication by the teacher and includes teaching suggestions and an answer key. The title is available as a book and also on CD. There is also an audio component featuring humorous short pieces for listening comprehension. This audio component is included on the CD and also available on audiocassette.

Author: Elizabeth Ball
Format: Text
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Format(s): Book
Pages: 197
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.
GPS Invoice No: G0679-E

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Add to my library  The Lighter Side of TEFL: Word GamesExpand
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This section of The Lighter Side of TEFL focuses on crossword puzzles, a challenging word game in which students must decide which word satisfies the clue and fits the number of available spaces.

Author: Elizabeth Ball
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This section of The Lighter Side of TEFL focuses on limericks, which are light, nonsensical verses of five lines in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other and the third and fourth lines, shorter in form, make up a rhymed couplet.

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This section of The Lighter Side of TEFL focuses on jokes and riddles, which play with language and make people laugh at the same time. This section has an audio component.

Author: Elizabeth Ball
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This section of The Lighter Side of TEFL focuses on puzzle stories, which are "thinking" games that get students to think about what they are listening to or reading. This section has an audio component.

Author: Elizabeth Ball
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