As part of the Sheffield University 10 week pre-sessional programme, I have been teaching a Social English class 3 afternoons a week at 1h30 a pop. Last week on Thursday, I introduced them to the phonemic chart, using Adrian Underhill’s method. Today (Monday) I wanted a fun way to review the sounds with my learners, and so Connect 3 (or 4), using the phonemic chart, came about…
- A phonemic chart projected onto a whiteboard (failing that, an A3 print-out would work equally well)
- a board pen (more than one would be even better – see my comments at the end of the post)
- Put learners into 2 teams (or 3 if you have a big class) of 4-6 players.
- Each team has a symbol. With my learners today, Bing were suns and Bong were stars. (They are always Bing and Bong: borrowed…
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