IELTS Writing Task 1 Review Activity: Storyline

Here’s a useful website that I came across the other day that I thought was perfect for reviewing IELTS task 1 language, specifically describing and comparing trends. Storyline is a game designed to see how well you can guess various … Continue reading IELTS Writing Task 1 Review Activity: Storyline

A Dictogloss for One

Personal Notes on Call to Action Buttons: Examples and Best Practices

A dictogloss is a remarkably simple idea that I have found to be very effective in improving a number of language skills. It is defined on the British Council Teaching English website as:

…a classroom dictation activity where learners are required to reconstruct a short text by listening and noting down key words, which are then used as a base for reconstruction.”