Conference Tips for New Presenters

Before every conference presentation, this is my (some would say slightly neurotic) list of must haves / to dos: 1. enough handouts for participants plus 5 more (if people miss your session but ask about it, you can give them a handout) 2. business cards – at least 30 for some weird reason 3. your […]

Shakespeare Lesson Plans and Tips

There are a ton of free resources about Shakespeare this year from the British Council. Here are my favourite: Shakespeare’s idioms: lesson plan including cards and handouts http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/shakespeares-idioms-lesson-1 2. Tips on helping learners with Shakespeare https://www.britishcouncil.org/voices-magazine/how-make-shakespeare-easy-english-language-learners 3. Helping learners understand the language of Shakespeare http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/shakespeares-language 4. A bit of Shakespearean humour: joke cards and examples of […]