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How to Recycle taught material with our learners

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Transcript for the 21:00 p.m. GMT #ELTchat on the topic of  'How do you revisit taught material and recycle effectively?'

9:01 pm

janetbianchini:

@Marisa_C Would be delighted! Ok #eltchat Let's go!! How do you revisit taught material and recycle effectively?

9:02 pm

lolonagi:

excercises, songs #eltchat

9:02 pm

ESLlibrary:

RT @iraloiola: 16 present perfect songs | Luiz Ot├ívio's English Language Teaching Page http://goo.gl/e1Ikh #ELTchat #esl via @alexgfrancisco @anamariacult

9:02 pm

lolonagi:

I would provide more excercises or activities about grammar #eltchat

9:02 pm

janetbianchini:

Every day a little bit of recycling from previous day is a n essential MUST!! #ELTchat

9:02 pm

Marisa_C:

@KarenInGreece Hello Karen - wish I had some of that - still at school! #ELTchat

9:03 pm

lolonagi:

@janetbianchini not sure about that esp, everyday I have extra #eltchat

9:03 pm

vladkaslniecko:

teaching/learning without recycling is useless, i guess #ELTchat

9:04 pm

KarenInGreece:

RT @PearsonLongman: I'll be tweeting about this all day. Stacy Hagen is leading a gigantic webinar tomorrow on teaching grammar http://bit.ly/aoDUoN #eltchat

9:04 pm

janetbianchini:

#ELTchat I would do revision games and activities eg mimes of new vocabulary / pictionary / The shouting game etc

9:04 pm

ESLlibrary:

RT @janetbianchini: Every day a little bit of recycling from previous day is a n essential MUST!! #ELTchat

9:04 pm

lolonagi:

RT @vladkaslniecko: teaching/learning without recycling is useless, i guess #ELTchat >agree

9:04 pm

Marisa_C:

So can we get started? Who asked this question btw - are you here? #ELTchat

9:04 pm

SueannaN:

always do some kind of language auction on a FRiday too #ELTchat

9:04 pm

annabooklover:

RT @lolonagi excercises, songs #eltchat || agree. songs are excellent revision and so real life too!

9:04 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @janetbianchini: Every day a little bit of recycling from previous day is a n essential MUST!! #ELTchat

9:04 pm

DinaDobrou:

Depends on how heavy a program is. Sometimes I feel we overload sts with info. not enough time for proper recycling #ELTChat

9:04 pm

JoshSRound:

@SueAnnan auctions, yes always great fun #ELTchat

9:05 pm

annabooklover:

RT @vladkaslniecko: teaching/learning without recycling is useless, i guess #ELTchat

9:05 pm

Marisa_C:

Something old, something new, something borrowed... #ELTchat

9:05 pm

janetbianchini:

@lolonagi Only a few minutes as a warmer - always works a treat? #ELTchat

9:05 pm

lolonagi:

RT @janetbianchini: @lolonagi Only a few minutes as a warmer - always works a treat? #ELTchat> agree :)

9:05 pm

cybraryman1:

RT @janetbianchini: Every day a little bit of recycling from previous day is a n essential MUST!! #ELTchat

9:05 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @JoshSRound: @SueAnnan auctions, yes always great fun #ELTchat > Can u explain how u organise them PLS

9:05 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @Marisa_C: Something old, something new, something borrowed... #ELTchat

9:06 pm

vladkaslniecko:

...recycling can imitate a real life learning (outside the classroom)...practice the same things in various contexts #ELTchat

9:06 pm

ESLlibrary:

Gotta love "hot seat" for recycling vocabulary and waking up a sleepy group #ELTChat

9:06 pm

KarenInGreece:

little and often is the key to revision! #ELTchat

9:06 pm

ELTExperiences:

I taught a class today covering for a teacher but recycled and checked vocal from the previous day. It really helped the adults. #ELTChat

9:06 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @Marisa_C: RT @janetbianchini: Every day a little bit of recycling from previous day is a n essential MUST!! #ELTchat

9:06 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @ELTExperiences: I taught a class today covering for a teacher but recycled and checked vocal from the previous day. It really helped the adults. #ELTChat

9:06 pm

KarenInGreece:

RT @vladkaslniecko: ...recycling can imitate a real life learning (outside the classroom)...practice the same things in various contexts #ELTchat

9:06 pm

juliachumphreys:

@SueAnnan How does a language auction work? #ELTchat

9:06 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @Marisa_C: Something old, something new, something borrowed... #ELTchat

9:06 pm

janetbianchini:

Without recycling, ss forget! Use it , or lose it!!! #ELTchat

9:06 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @janetbianchini: Without recycling, ss forget! Use it , or lose it!!! #ELTchat

9:06 pm

annabooklover:

RT @KarenInGreece: little and often is the key to revision! #ELTchat

9:06 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @janetbianchini: @lolonagi Only a few mins as warmer - always works a treat? #ELTchat>Yes, keeps 'em motivated 4 that days lesson 2

9:07 pm

lolonagi:

I attned this presetation about recycling vocab 1, using them in diff contexts, activities, revisting them #eltchat

9:07 pm

KarenInGreece:

@vladkaslniecko yes various contexts and skills is key #ELTchat

9:07 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @janetbianchini: Without recycling, ss forget! Use it , or lose it!!! #ELTchat? Especially younger Ls - need LOADS

9:07 pm

ELTExperiences:

@Marisa_C been too busy to follow twitter but tonight is different. #ELTChat

9:07 pm

janetbianchini:

@KarenInGreece little and often is the key to revision! #ELTchat Exactly! Agreed

9:07 pm

lolonagi:

@Marisa_C forgetting, our learners tend to forget easily learned vocab even after the session #eltchat

9:07 pm

KarenInGreece:

When do you do most of your revision/recycling? Start of lesson? #ELTchat

9:07 pm

rliberni:

RT @janetbianchini: @KarenInGreece little and often is the key to revision! #ELTchat Exactly! Agreed

9:08 pm

evab2001:

RT @janetbianchini: Without recycling, ss forget! Use it , or lose it!!! #ELTchat

9:08 pm

cybraryman1:

Recycling also helps those students who were absent the previous day. #ELTChat

9:08 pm

Fuertesun:

@KarenInGreece Start and end s a recap #ELTchat

9:08 pm

ELTExperiences:

I read somewhere that students need to see a word twenty times till it is in the front of their mind. #ELTChat

9:08 pm

rliberni:

@Fuertesun Hi there recycling is really key to retention I think #eltchat

9:08 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @cybraryman1: Recycling also helps those students who were absent the previous day. #ELTChat

9:08 pm

lolonagi:

RT @Marisa_C: @rliberni Hi Berni great to see you! Welcome! #eltchat the beginning, may be towards the middle #eltchat

9:08 pm

DinaDobrou:

@JoshSRound Can you not use the long posts? they don't appear on #eltchat column here. thnx. and good eve btw :D

9:08 pm

rliberni:

RT @ELTExperiences: I read somewhere that students need to see a word twenty times till it is in the front of their mind. #ELTChat

9:08 pm

janetbianchini:

I need to revise when I'm a student or else I can't remember stuff so why not do the same with our students? #ELTchat

9:08 pm

KarenInGreece:

RT @janetbianchini: Without recycling, ss forget! Use it , or lose it!!! #ELTchat

9:09 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @lolonagi: @Marisa_C forgetting, our learners tend to forget easily learned vocab even after the session #eltchat

9:09 pm

shaznosel:

#eltchat Especially vocab..quick revision games to warm up and help lang 'sink in'.

9:09 pm

rliberni:

RT @janetbianchini: I need to revise when I'm a student or else I can't remember stuff so why not do the same with our students? #ELTchat

9:09 pm

lolonagi:

my problem in recylcling is the techniquessssssssss #eltchat finding new tech to present old thaings #eltchat

9:09 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @rliberni: @Fuertesun Hi there recycling is really key to retention I think #eltchat

9:09 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @shaznosel: #eltchat Especially vocab..quick revision games to warm up and help lang 'sink in'.

9:09 pm

Fuertesun:

Use the walls to scaffold previously taught lang and vocab #eltchat

9:09 pm

Marisa_C:

@DinaDobrou I have lost my long posts since I updated my tweetdeck - looks like I downdated #eltchat

9:09 pm

evab2001:

@janetbianchini agree Janet,recycling is the key 2 make sts learn,unfortunately they don't study if we recycle more'll be memorable #eltchat

9:09 pm

cybraryman1:

@lolonagi Good idea to have students create their own vocabulary dictionary & include pictures #ELTChat

9:09 pm

NikkiFortova:

RT @KarenInGreece: When do you do most of your revision/recycling? Start of lesson? #ELTchat >I try at the beginning and end of lessons

9:09 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@ELTExperiences yes, there are studies..twenty times is average...some words need to be presented more than that!!! unbelievable #ELTchat

9:09 pm

theteacherjames:

@KarenInGreece #eltchat I prefer to do activities that recycle rather than recycling activities, if you see what I mean!

9:10 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @cybraryman1: @lolonagi Good idea to have students create their own vocabulary dictionary & include pictures #ELTChat

9:10 pm

rliberni:

@lolonagi yes, there is a tendency s'times for std to say 'we've already done this'! #eltchat

9:10 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @Marisa_C: RT @shaznosel: #eltchat Especially vocab..quick revision games to warm up and help lang 'sink in'.

9:10 pm

cybraryman1:

@ELTExperiences The key is that they have to start using the words to really learn them. #eltchat

9:10 pm

rliberni:

RT @theteacherjames: @KarenInGreece #eltchat I prefer to do activities that recycle rather than recycling activities, if you see what I mean!

9:10 pm

ELTExperiences:

But how many words are useful to recycle in a lesson? Ten, twenty, thirty, one hundred? #ELTChat

9:10 pm

lolonagi:

RT @cybraryman1: @lolonagi Good idea to have students create their own vocabulary dictionary & include pictures #ELTChat> great idea

9:10 pm

juliachumphreys:

@KarenInGreece Yes usually at the beginning of the lesson to review previous lesson's language #ELTchat

9:10 pm

annabooklover:

@ELTExperiences It's even more than that, something like forty (times to see a new word b4 learning it) but let me find the link #ELTchat

9:10 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @Fuertesun: Use the walls to scaffold previously taught lang and vocab #eltchat > posters? notes? projects?

9:10 pm

SueannaN:

RT @ELTExperiences: But how many words are useful to recycle in a lesson? Ten, twenty, thirty, one hundred? #ELTChat not many. Ten?

9:10 pm

cybraryman1:

RT @Fuertesun: Use the walls to scaffold previously taught lang and vocab #eltchat

9:10 pm

Fuertesun:

@Marisa_C all of the above... #eltchat

9:10 pm

rliberni:

RT @cybraryman1: @ELTExperiences The key is that they have to start using the words to really learn them. #eltchat

9:11 pm

ESLlibrary:

Is end of class the best time to review vocab? Watched a video about memory recently that suggested this. #ELTChat

9:11 pm

KarenInGreece:

@NikkiFortova I do more at beginning, but need to organise time more so can do it at the end too. #ELTchat

9:11 pm

Smoken_Flames:

RT @Fuertesun: Use the walls to scaffold previously taught lang and vocab #eltchat

9:11 pm

rliberni:

@cybraryman1 I agree! Use it or lose it #eltchat

9:11 pm

rliberni:

RT @ELTExperiences: But how many words are useful to recycle in a lesson? Ten, twenty, thirty, one hundred? #ELTChat

9:11 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@Marisa_C @cybraryman1 @lolonagi we also create students generated month vocab lists...all different and unique #ELTchat

9:11 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @Fuertesun: Use the walls to scaffold previously taught lang and vocab #eltchat >> do you put us lots of things on n'bds?

9:11 pm

evab2001:

RT @theteacherjames: @KarenInGreece #eltchat I prefer to do activities that recycle rather than recycling activities, if you see what I mean!

9:11 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @NikkiFortova @KarenInGreece everywhere - beginning, end, middle - whichever material can be linket to anything from the past

9:11 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @vladkaslniecko: @Marisa_C @cybraryman1 @lolonagi we also create students generated month vocab lists...all different and unique #ELTchat

9:11 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @theteacherjames: @KarenInGreece #eltchat I prefer to do activities that recycle rather than recycling activities, if you see what I mean!

9:11 pm

theteacherjames:

@ELTExperiences #eltchat We need to create activities where the recycling is done naturally, rather than just for revision.

9:11 pm

SueannaN:

RT @theteacherjames: @ELTExperiences #eltchat We need to create activities where the recycling is done naturally, rather than just for revision.

9:12 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat @NikkiFortova @KarenInGreece everywhere - beginning, end, middle - whichever material can be linket to anything from the past

9:12 pm

cybraryman1:

@rliberni They may have had it already but in many cases don't remember it when questioned #eltchat

9:12 pm

shaznosel:

#eltchat Again diaries can help - revise and review..in a personal way -ss can draw/use L1 to personalise and recycle later

9:12 pm

lolonagi:

RT @ESLlibrary: Is end of class the best time to review vocab? Watched a video about memory recently that suggested this. #ELTChat >agrree

9:12 pm

KarenInGreece:

@ELTExperiences Good question.Especially when u have a coursebook page full of vocab exercises, which vocab do u choose to review? #ELTchat

9:12 pm

rliberni:

I think this is an area where students can do their own work and use online stuff #eltchat

9:12 pm

evab2001:

RT @Marisa_C: RT @shaznosel: #eltchat Especially vocab..quick revision games to warm up and help lang 'sink in'.

9:13 pm

cybraryman1:

An important thing is when a word is introduced it should be used in forthcoming lessons to reinforce it with students #eltchat

9:13 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@theteacherjames yep! make it as natural and authentic as possible... real life context :) #ELTchat

9:13 pm

janetbianchini:

#ELTchat They can do little open class competitions that they create for homework, ready for next class

9:13 pm

ESLlibrary:

Do you ever offer rewards or privileges for students who make special effort to USE the vocab or new grammar? recycling rewards #ELTChat

9:13 pm

ELTExperiences:

Does any1 get students to write three words that they have learnt during the day or week, put that in an envelope and then recycle. #ELTChat

9:13 pm

sallyswinfen:

RT @KarenInGreece: When do you do most of your revision/recycling? Start of lesson? #ELTchat smt start, smt end, depends . Hi everyone !

9:13 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @rliberni: I think this is an area where students can do their own work and use online stuff #eltchat

9:13 pm

evab2001:

@springrose12 great, they are v useful #eltchat

9:13 pm

DinaDobrou:

@ELTExperiences The ones you aimed at teaching them in prev. lesson. 10 enough, 20-30 for more lessons' revision.100, er, no? :P #ELTChat

9:13 pm

Marisa_C:

Project work is a natural way of recycling and good fun for learnrs if they like their project #ELTchat

9:13 pm

evizac:

#ELTchat @Marisa_C T must be alert and revise bits and pieces whenever s/he gets the opportunity.

9:14 pm

rliberni:

RT @Marisa_C: Project work is a natural way of recycling and good fun for learnrs if they like their project #ELTchat

9:14 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @Marisa_C: RT @Fuertesun: Use the walls to scaffold previously taught lang and vocab #eltchat > posters? notes? projects? Gr8 idea!

9:14 pm

rliberni:

RT @DinaDobrou: RT @Marisa_C: RT @Fuertesun: Use the walls to scaffold previously taught lang and vocab #eltchat > posters? notes? projects? Gr8 idea!

9:14 pm

vladkaslniecko:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forgetting_curve Forgetting curve #ELTchat

9:14 pm

evizac:

#ELTchat hello everybody trying to cope here

9:15 pm

Marisa_C:

@ESLlibrary Warm praise is all they get and how very impressed I am with them! #ELTChat

9:15 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @Marisa_C: Project work is a natural way of recycling and good fun for learnrs if they like their project #ELTchat

9:15 pm

evab2001:

as a filler I list some words on board ask them 2 choose some and write a v short story or a meaningful paragraph #eltchat

9:15 pm

ELTExperiences:

Constant recycling is obviously useful - RT @vladkaslnieckohttp://bit.ly/h2bdB4 Forgetting curve #ELTchat

9:15 pm

rliberni:

@evizac Hi just try and follow a couple of threads it's impossible to see everything #eltchat

9:15 pm

vladkaslniecko:

http://ligon.wcpss.net/dept/media/CurveofRemembering.pdf Remembering curve #ELTchat

9:15 pm

rliberni:

RT @evab2001: as a filler I list some words on board ask them 2 choose some and write a v short story or a meaningful paragraph #eltchat

9:15 pm

janetbianchini:

@evizac #ELTchat Yes, I agree with you. Whenever the opportunity arises - try to review in quick bursts

9:15 pm

rliberni:

RT @ELTExperiences: Constant recycling is obviously useful - RT @vladkaslnieckohttp://bit.ly/h2bdB4 Forgetting curve #ELTchat

9:15 pm

cybraryman1:

My Vocabulary page has many fun activities http://tinyurl.com/yzclshf #eltchat

9:15 pm

KarenInGreece:

I sometimes use the homework students have handed in for revision #ELTchat

9:15 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @vladkaslnieckohttp://ligon.wcpss.net/dept/media/CurveofRemembering.pdf Remembering curve #ELTchat

9:15 pm

lolonagi:

our classes are just presentations the boom effect should happen at the beginning and at the end #eltchat

9:15 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @evab2001: as a filler I list some words on board ask them 2 choose some and write a v short story or a meaningful paragraph #eltchat

9:15 pm

rliberni:

RT @cybraryman1: My Vocabulary page has many fun activities http://tinyurl.com/yzclshf #eltchat

9:15 pm

shaznosel:

#eltchat Online texts relevant to new vocab great but recycling grammar not so easy..

9:15 pm

evab2001:

RT @Marisa_C: RT @vladkaslniecko: @Marisa_C @cybraryman1 @lolonagi we also create students generated month vocab lists...all different and unique #ELTchat

9:16 pm

DinaDobrou:

@ESLlibrary Recap is good and actively using them in oral activities. But these have to be repeated from time to time. #ELTChat

9:16 pm

rliberni:

@shaznosel I think that is probably more revision but important too #eltchat

9:16 pm

rliberni:

RT @DinaDobrou: @ESLlibrary Recap is good and actively using them in oral activities. But these have to be repeated from time to time. #ELTChat

9:16 pm

Marisa_C:

That remembering curve is very optimistic - best points are top middle and end of lesson I find #ELTchat - research confirms

9:16 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @shaznosel: #eltchat Again diaries can help - revise and review..in a personal way -ss can draw/use L1 to personalise and recycle later

9:17 pm

janetbianchini:

@evizac Hi - it'll be fast but just try to relax and enjoy the experience and add when you can :) #ELTchat

9:17 pm

Fuertesun:

@Marisa_C Plenary session at end good even with kids what did we learn today? #ELTchat

9:17 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @janetbianchini: @evizac Hi - it'll be fast but just try to relax and enjoy the experience and add when you can :) #ELTchat

9:17 pm

rliberni:

RT @Fuertesun: @Marisa_C Plenary session at end good even with kids what did we learn today? #ELTchat

9:17 pm

ELTExperiences:

I like to get sts to write three words and then distribute words to random students and get them to write a few sentenceS. #ELTChat

9:17 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @shaznosel: #eltchat Online texts relevant to new vocab great but recycling grammar not so easy..#ELTchat

9:17 pm

SueannaN:

RT @ELTExperiences: I like to get sts to write three words and then distribute words to random students and get them to write a few sentenceS. #ELTChat

9:17 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @cybraryman1: My Vocabulary page has many fun activities http://tinyurl.com/yzclshf #eltchat

9:17 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat has anyone tried new vocab+old grammar and the other way around?

9:17 pm

rliberni:

RT @Marisa_C: RT @shaznosel: #eltchat Online texts relevant to new vocab great but recycling grammar not so easy..#ELTchat

9:17 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @JoshSRound: @juliachumphreys Hi Julia!! good to see you at #ELTchat (my colleague) :)) > Hi Julia, Josh's colleague! :P

9:17 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @ELTExperiences: I like to get sts to write three words and then distribute words to random students and get them to write a few sentenceS. #ELTChat

9:18 pm

SueannaN:

RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat has anyone tried new vocab+old grammar and the other way around? Yes it makes it much easier

9:18 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @Fuertesun: @Marisa_C Plenary session at end good even with kids what did we learn today? #ELTchat > Yes great

9:18 pm

KarenInGreece:

RT @Fuertesun: @Marisa_C Plenary session at end good even with kids what did we learn today? #ELTchat

9:18 pm

rliberni:

RT @SueannaN: RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat has anyone tried new vocab+old grammar and the other way around? Yes it makes it much easier

9:19 pm

janetbianchini:

I sometimes put words in hat for revision, ss pick one word upeach and order themselves in a quick story #ELTchat

9:19 pm

vladkaslniecko:

http://vladimiramichalkova.edublogs.org/2010/12/10/whiteboard-game/ Whiteboard games. use them as warmer #eltchat can be topical or general

9:19 pm

evab2001:

since last year I create word posters&display on the walls.they find them useful, sometimes they choose words from& play tictactoe #eltchat

9:19 pm

rliberni:

RT @janetbianchini: I sometimes put words in hat for revision, ss pick one word upeach and order themselves in a quick story #ELTchat

9:19 pm

Fuertesun:

Vocab boxes great way to recycle vocab with YLs #eltchat

9:19 pm

rliberni:

RT @evab2001: since last year I create word posters&display on the walls.they find them useful, sometimes they choose words from& play tictactoe #eltchat

9:19 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @janetbianchini: I sometimes put words in hat for revision, ss pick one word upeach and order themselves in a quick story #ELTchat

9:19 pm

rliberni:

RT @Fuertesun: Vocab boxes great way to recycle vocab with YLs #eltchat

9:19 pm

SueannaN:

RT @Fuertesun: Vocab boxes great way to recycle vocab with YLs #eltchat

9:19 pm

shaznosel:

@Marisa_C Great idea! First time I ve seen these! #eltchat

9:19 pm

ELTExperiences:

What activities do you do to recycle vocab? I prefer back to the whiteboard and students have to explain to the one sitting. #ELTChat

9:19 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @janetbianchini: I sometimes put words in hat for revision, ss pick one word upeach and order themselves in a quick story #ELTchat

9:19 pm

juliachumphreys:

@JoshSRound Thanks, trying to keep up :) #ELTchat

9:19 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @evab2001: since last year I create word posters&display on the walls.they find them useful, sometimes they choose words from& play tictactoe #eltchat

9:20 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @SueAnnan yes, an I try to make grammar "threads" over a series of lessons if the grammar is difficult, voab. topics changing

9:20 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @evab2001: since last year I create word posters&display on the walls.they find them useful, sometimes they choose words from& play tictactoe #eltchat

9:20 pm

rliberni:

RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat @SueAnnan yes, an I try to make grammar "threads" over a series of lessons if the grammar is difficult, voab. topics changing

9:20 pm

JoshSRound:

How soon after teaching sth do you recycle it, what is best?? next day, a week later? #ELTchat

9:20 pm

DinaDobrou:

@ELTExperiences No, but sounds great! #ELTChat

9:20 pm

KarenInGreece:

@ELTExperiences Yes good fun activity! #ELTchat

9:20 pm

du_siemens:

Have you guys tried putting words on labels and placing them on your students' backs? They have to mingle and explain the words. #ELTChat

9:20 pm

rliberni:

RT @JoshSRound: How soon after teaching sth do you recycle it, what is best?? next day, a week later? #ELTchat

9:20 pm

SueannaN:

RT @JoshSRound: How soon after teaching sth do you recycle it, what is best?? next day, a week later? #ELTchat

9:20 pm

juliachumphreys:

@ELTExperiences I do this too, or vocab on little cards and they have to describe to each other #ELTchat

9:20 pm

evab2001:

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/blogs/evab2001/train-your-students-be-good-vocabulary-learnerspart-2 sth I wrote last week #eltchat

9:20 pm

janetbianchini:

Yes, a quick os & xs game whenever always fills the gap - they can choose words to review #ELTchat

9:20 pm

rliberni:

RT @du_siemens: Have you guys tried putting words on labels and placing them on your students' backs? They have to mingle and explain the words. #ELTChat

9:20 pm

SueannaN:

RT @JoshSRound: How soon after teaching sth do you recycle it, what is best?? next day, a week later? #ELTchat all of the above

9:20 pm

annabooklover:

RT @evab2001: since last year I create word posters&display on the walls.they find them useful, sometimes they choose words from& play tictactoe #eltchat

9:20 pm

theteacherjames:

I like @englishraven's Word Wise vocab bank: http://bit.ly/9k3p8Z - Just three words/chunk per class! Sounds about right to me. #eltchat

9:21 pm

du_siemens:

@JoshSRound I do it in every class, especially for vocabulary. Makes wonders. #ELTChat

9:21 pm

rliberni:

RT @janetbianchini: Yes, a quick os & xs game whenever always fills the gap - they can choose words to review #ELTchat

9:21 pm

rliberni:

RT @theteacherjames: I like @englishraven's Word Wise vocab bank: http://bit.ly/9k3p8Z - Just three words/chunk per class! Sounds about right to me. #eltchat

9:21 pm

annabooklover:

We also play action charades to revise verbs and their objects #ELTchat

9:21 pm

ESLlibrary:

Did you all see Karenne's latest: What does it mean to "know" a word? http://tinyurl.com/49ymud5 #ELTChat

9:21 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@JoshSRound check out the Remembering Curve I tweeted a while ago...it's really nice, visual :) #ELTchat

9:21 pm

cgoodey:

@JoshSRound According recent Pearson seminar from Norbert & Diane Schmitt - recycle very soon after introducing new vocab #ELTchat

9:21 pm

rliberni:

RT @cgoodey: @JoshSRound According recent Pearson seminar from Norbert & Diane Schmitt - recycle very soon after introducing new vocab #ELTchat

9:22 pm

Marisa_C:

@du_siemens I love this activity - with YLs postits stuck on their foreheads :-D #ELTChat

9:22 pm

rliberni:

RT @ESLlibrary: Did you all see Karenne's latest: What does it mean to "know" a word? http://tinyurl.com/49ymud5 #ELTChat

9:22 pm

JoshSRound:

@vladkaslniecko Thanks will check later :) #ELTchat

9:22 pm

janetbianchini:

@du_siemens Yes, that's a great activity! Try putting sticky labels on ss' foreheads and they have to guess word via descriptions #ELTchat

9:22 pm

rliberni:

RT @Marisa_C: @du_siemens I love this activity - with YLs postits stuck on their foreheads :-D #ELTChat

9:22 pm

Fuertesun:

Flyswatter and flashcards are a great way to recycle vocab with YLs #eltchat

9:22 pm

ELTmethods:

@theteacherjames @ELTExperiences #eltchat yes, to make it more relevant for our learners - to get away from the course book.

9:22 pm

du_siemens:

@Marisa_C That's just amazing, isn't it Marisa? I consistently do it with my students, especially higher levels... #ELTChat

9:22 pm

lolonagi:

@janetbianchini what about writing the words in the blanks and then form a senntence on that word if they took the blank? #eltchat

9:22 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @annabooklover: We also play action charades to revise verbs and their objects #ELTchat

9:22 pm

evab2001:

@JoshSRound I think as much as possible. I belive we do most of the work they sit and wait to be spoonfed :( #eltchat

9:22 pm

ELTExperiences:

@DinaDobrou it's a 45-60 minute activity in itself. Dictogloss is also useful if you include vocab in it. #ELTChat

9:22 pm

rliberni:

@Marisa_C I did this with my last group too (a group of university lecturers they loved it!) #eltchat

9:22 pm

du_siemens:

@janetbianchini They benefit a lot from this activity. #ELTChat

9:22 pm

JoshSRound:

@cgoodey agree, instinctively it feels v imp to recycle v soon after #ELTchat

9:23 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@waykatewit yes, it can be fewer of course...some words can be learnt after the first exposure...depends on ....#ELTchat

9:23 pm

rliberni:

RT @ELTExperiences: @DinaDobrou it's a 45-60 minute activity in itself. Dictogloss is also useful if you include vocab in it. #ELTChat

9:23 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @ I'm sure recycling is not the same as revision...

9:23 pm

evab2001:

RT @cgoodey: @JoshSRound According recent Pearson seminar from Norbert & Diane Schmitt - recycle very soon after introducing new vocab #ELTchat

9:23 pm

annabooklover:

RT @du_siemens: Have you guys tried putting words on labels and placing them on your students' backs? They have to mingle and explain the words. #ELTChat

9:23 pm

evab2001:

RT @ESLlibrary: Did you all see Karenne's latest: What does it mean to "know" a word? http://tinyurl.com/49ymud5 #ELTChat

9:23 pm

evizac:

#ELTchat@shaznosel:recycling grammar not so easy??? it is if you simplify it. play games with grammar eg. http://www.eslflow.com/games1.html

9:23 pm

evab2001:

RT @annabooklover: We also play action charades to revise verbs and their objects #ELTchat

9:23 pm

janetbianchini:

@Marisa_C Post -its on foreheads always works well with adults! They think it's hilarious and they learn at same time! #ELTchat

9:23 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@waykatewit ...intensity of exposure and personal involvment of a learner #ELTchat

9:23 pm

JoshSRound:

@evab2001 yep, got to get ss doing majority of work!! #ELTchat

9:23 pm

KarenInGreece:

Does anyone revisit reading texts they have taught? Are there benefits to this? #ELTchat

9:23 pm

du_siemens:

Other great activities that can be used as warmers are wordsearches and criss-crosses.I usually do competition. www.puzzlemaker.com #ELTChat

9:24 pm

evab2001:

RT @theteacherjames: I like @englishraven's Word Wise vocab bank: http://bit.ly/9k3p8Z - Just three words/chunk per class! Sounds about right to me. #eltchat

9:24 pm

rliberni:

@waykatewit no they are different but in some ways have the same effect #eltchat

9:24 pm

rliberni:

RT @du_siemens: Other great activities that can be used as warmers are wordsearches and criss-crosses.I usually do competition. www.puzzlemaker.com #ELTChat

9:24 pm

rliberni:

RT @JoshSRound: @evab2001 yep, got to get ss doing majority of work!! #ELTchat

9:24 pm

lolonagi:

@annabooklover action charades? #eltchat

9:24 pm

Marisa_C:

@janetbianchini they do ! i love post its - we use them to label parts of the body too - good laugh #ELTchat

9:24 pm

theteacherjames:

#eltchat Learning new vocab should be with production in mind, so the opportunity to recycle should come naturally. Easy to forget though!

9:24 pm

Fuertesun:

@janetbianchini #ELTchatI have a jester hat with velcro and wordcards for kids #ELTchat

9:24 pm

shaznosel:

#eltchat used o s and x's today to review none/neither/both etc - manic class but hope they'll remember!

9:25 pm

du_siemens:

@KarenInGreece I've never done that. What I do know, depending on my aim, is to ask them what they remember from that text. #ELTChat

9:25 pm

evab2001:

RT @Fuertesun: Vocab boxes great way to recycle vocab with YLs #eltchat

9:25 pm

du_siemens:

RT @theteacherjames: #eltchat Learning new vocab should be with production in mind, so the opportunity to recycle should come naturally. Easy to forget though!

9:25 pm

rliberni:

@KarenInGreece in class sometimes online often I think stds find different things each time #eltchat

9:25 pm

janetbianchini:

The Ultimate Word Search Maker is good -get ss to make their own word searches for review purposes next lesson #ELTchat

9:25 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @rliberni to me, recycling always deals with putting the old material into new contexts 4 the sake of 1. memoriz., 2 activation

9:25 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @janetbianchini: The Ultimate Word Search Maker is good -get ss to make their own word searches for review purposes next lesson #ELTchat

9:25 pm

du_siemens:

RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat @rliberni to me, recycling always deals with putting the old material into new contexts 4 the sake of 1. memoriz., 2 activation

9:26 pm

picswordswisdom:

@KarenInGreece Yes! Conversations get richer with each revisit. #ELTchat

9:26 pm

du_siemens:

@waykatewit Very well put, I'd say. #ELTChat

9:26 pm

SueannaN:

RT @ELTExperiences: RT @janetbianchini: The Ultimate Word Search Maker is good -get ss to make their own word searches for review purposes next lesson #ELTchat

9:26 pm

Fuertesun:

@janetbianchini Hi does anyone think that wsearches are not very Hots? #ELTchat

9:26 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @Fuertesun: Vocab boxes great way to recycle vocab with YLs #eltchat

9:26 pm

DinaDobrou:

@shaznosel Seems like you had fun Sharon! If they did too, I'm sure they'll remember! :P #ELTChat

9:26 pm

KarenInGreece:

Lots of useful activities. Crosswords, vocab Os and Xs, phrasal verb bingo, back-to-board vocab, pelmanism, miming #ELTchat

9:26 pm

rliberni:

@ELTExperiences yes, so recycling should be ongoing revision less frequent? #eltchat

9:26 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @Fuertesun #ELTchat I have a jester hat with velcro and wordcards for kids #ELTchat That sounds like fun!

9:26 pm

Fuertesun:

@KarenInGreece Love pelmanism games #ELTchat

9:26 pm

du_siemens:

@Fuertesun I love them and so do my ss. It depends on how you approach them, though. Have you tried making it into a competition? #ELTChat

9:27 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@Fuertesun @janetbianchini hmmm...wordsearches are nice sometimes but i find them too time consuming usually #ELTchat

9:27 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @du_siemens: RT @waykatewit: @rliberni to me, recycling always deals w putting the old material into new contexts >this is key #ELTchat

9:27 pm

KarenInGreece:

@du_siemens Yes sometimes I do the same, but I wonder if more could be done. #ELTchat

9:27 pm

janetbianchini:

@Fuertesun I think if student created they work very well! #ELTchat

9:27 pm

Fuertesun:

@du_siemens I just think they are a bit lower order ??? not sure #ELTChat

9:27 pm

rliberni:

Do stds resist recycling at all? #eltchat

9:27 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @JoshSRound: RT @du_siemens: RT @waykatewit: @rliberni to me, recycling always deals w putting the old material into new contexts >this is key #ELTchat

9:27 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @KarenInGreece: Lots of useful activities. Crosswords, vocab Os and Xs, phrasal verb bingo, back-to-board vocab, pelmanism, miming #ELTchat

9:27 pm

Fuertesun:

@janetbianchini yes they go more distance that way #ELTchat

9:27 pm

du_siemens:

@KarenInGreece Are you familiar with www.puzzlemaker.com? If you aren't, you should because it's really nice. #ELTChat

9:27 pm

ELTExperiences:

@rliberni should a little or often be more useful than a lot during a little time. #ELTChat

9:27 pm

DinaDobrou:

I love the naughts and crosses game. Works with grammar, vocabulary, functions, everything! #ELTChat

9:28 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @DinaDobrou: I love the naughts and crosses game. Works with grammar, vocabulary, functions, everything! #ELTChat - me too

9:28 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@Fuertesun @janetbianchini i prefer something more dynamic, active and engaging for revision :)) #ELTchat

9:28 pm

KarenInGreece:

@rliberni Thanks for reply. So it seems useful and worthwhile then. #ELTchat

9:28 pm

du_siemens:

@Fuertesun Don't quite agree. Again, I think it has to do with how the teacher approaches them. #ELTChat

9:28 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @JoshSRound @du_siemens @rliberni with vocab. especially it is also re-classifying. Love working creatively with wordlists

9:28 pm

theteacherjames:

@rliberni #eltchat Like anything, I think it depends on how it's done.

9:28 pm

Fuertesun:

@du_siemens just me! #ELTChat

9:28 pm

rliberni:

@ELTExperiences I'm a big fan of little and often which is where I think mobile phones can e great #eltchat

9:28 pm

DinaDobrou:

@ELTExperiences @rliberni I find it is. It doesn't overwhelm sts. #ELTChat

9:29 pm

janetbianchini:

@ELTExperiences Yes, I believe a little often is better than a lot during a little time, but depends on level #ELTchat

9:29 pm

ELTExperiences:

Get students to make a crossword together and then use it for other learners. It might be useful. #ELTChat

9:29 pm

Fuertesun:

I like to play a game with newly taught vocab it starts with V and ends with y for example good with kids #eltchat

9:29 pm

du_siemens:

?Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.? I think we have to engage our students. #ELTChat

9:29 pm

SueannaN:

I think we have to consider sts learning preferences too #ELTchat

9:30 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @ELTExperiences @rliberni yes, but there will be days you'll want to recyle from a month's period or longer - lots :) as a final

9:30 pm

rliberni:

Like any skill the more frequently you practise the better u get (if the practice is effective!) #eltchat

9:30 pm

JoshSRound:

Find new meaningful contexts 2 recycle recently taught items; also opport 2 revisit lang learnt in prev wks; enc ss to reflect back #ELTchat

9:30 pm

KarenInGreece:

@du_siemens Yes I have and I think it's great!I've made some great communicative crosswords with it.Speaking + vocab review in 1! #ELTchat

9:30 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@SueAnnan good point, Sue :-) #ELTchat students generated activities = personal involvement #ELTchat

9:30 pm

ESLlibrary:

We featured @Fuertesun's "Recycling Vocab in Primary ELT" post a few weeks ago: http://tinyurl.com/4czdx45 #ELTChat

9:30 pm

rliberni:

RT @JoshSRound: Find new meaningful contexts 2 recycle recently taught items; also opport 2 revisit lang learnt in prev wks; enc ss to reflect back #ELTchat

9:30 pm

rliberni:

RT @DinaDobrou: RT @du_siemens: ?Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.? we have to engage students. #ELTChat

9:30 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @rliberni: @ELTExperiences I'm a big fan of little and often which is where I think mobile phones can e great #eltchat

9:30 pm

rliberni:

RT @ESLlibrary: We featured @Fuertesun's "Recycling Vocab in Primary ELT" post a few weeks ago: http://tinyurl.com/4czdx45 #ELTChat

9:30 pm

Fuertesun:

@ESLlibrary thank you very mucho! #ELTChat

9:30 pm

janetbianchini:

Get your students to create cartoons as fun review activities. Stick them onto class blog or wiki -or Glogster for everyone to view #ELTchat

9:30 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@du_siemens and this will have a lot to do with peer revision/recycling :)

9:30 pm

du_siemens:

Another thing which works perfectly is to have your students design their own memory game. They put words x definitions and play. #ELTChat

9:31 pm

du_siemens:

@KarenInGreece I have lots of them. I always save them in order to save time. #ELTChat

9:31 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @ESLlibrary: We featured @Fuertesun's "Recycling Vocab in Primary ELT" post a few weeks ago: http://tinyurl.com/4czdx45 #ELTChat

9:31 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @janetbianchini: Get your students to create cartoons as fun review activities. Stick them onto class blog or wiki -or Glogster for everyone to view #ELTchat

9:31 pm

lolonagi:

RT @rliberni: Do stds resist recycling at all? #eltchat > we should not make them feel we are doing that ;)

9:31 pm

juliachumphreys:

@SueAnnan Definitely, but difficult in a larger class #ELTchat

9:31 pm

shaznosel:

#eltchat when does recycling cross the line with testing? i.e. revise for this test....etc etc as we have to do in Greece?

9:32 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @du_siemens: Another thing which works perfectly is to have your students design their own memory game. They put words x definitions and play. #ELTChat

9:32 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@JoshSRound absolutely - smtms months back :) there's the s.called delayed review - works with long-term memory

9:32 pm

SueannaN:

RT @juliachumphreys: @SueAnnan Definitely, but difficult in a larger class #ELTchat why?

9:32 pm

KarenInGreece:

RT @JoshSRound: Find new meaningful contexts 2 recycle recently taught items; also opport 2 revisit lang learnt in prev wks; enc ss to reflect back #ELTchat

9:32 pm

ELTExperiences:

I've remembered that I use a corpus gap fill activity to recycle vocabulary and select about three words for that. #ELTChat

9:32 pm

rliberni:

@waykatewit I think you can recycle from any time I think language learning can't be linear really more of a web #eltchat

9:32 pm

rliberni:

RT @ELTExperiences: I've remembered that I use a corpus gap fill activity to recycle vocabulary and select about three words for that. #ELTChat

9:32 pm

ESLlibrary:

@Fuertesun :) Love the Vocabulary Box. #ELTChat

9:32 pm

Fuertesun:

Give advanced students four words that they have to use correctly in a sentence that demos meaning today we had perks and range #eltchat

9:32 pm

evab2001:

RT @DinaDobrou: RT @du_siemens: ?Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.? we have to engage students. #ELTChat

9:32 pm

du_siemens:

@ELTExperiences Just like a Cambridge Exam question, isn't it? We talked a little bit about it this morning. #ELTChat

9:32 pm

janetbianchini:

@lolonagi I think students like recycling games and activities if not overdone #ELTchat

9:32 pm

vladkaslniecko:

i think i mentioned it earlier but Vocabox works perfect in class and u build it all the time #ELTchat

9:33 pm

evab2001:

RT @ESLlibrary: We featured @Fuertesun's "Recycling Vocab in Primary ELT" post a few weeks ago: http://tinyurl.com/4czdx45 #ELTChat

9:33 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @DinaDobrou @du_siemens which means recycling unlike revision will mean active use (more than word games - discourses)

9:33 pm

DinaDobrou:

@shaznosel Good question! Would they do it if we told them "revise for a language game"? #ELTChat

9:33 pm

du_siemens:

@ELTmethods ... and it surely fosters lots of speaking. #ELTChat

9:33 pm

Fuertesun:

@ESLlibrary Kids do too! #ELTChat

9:33 pm

rliberni:

RT @janetbianchini: @lolonagi I think students like recycling games and activities if not overdone #ELTchat

9:33 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @vladkaslniecko: i think i mentioned it earlier but Vocabox works perfect in class and u build it all the time #ELTchat

9:33 pm

rliberni:

RT @DinaDobrou: @shaznosel Good question! Would they do it if we told them "revise for a language game"? #ELTChat

9:33 pm

ELTExperiences:

@du_siemens was the #ELTChat discussion about corpus this afternoon? I missed that.

9:33 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @rliberni: @waykatewit I think u can recycle from any time I think language learning cant be linear really more of a web> agree #ELTchat

9:33 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@rliberni sure

9:33 pm

du_siemens:

@ELTExperiences Nope, about exam classes... #ELTChat

9:34 pm

waykatewit:

RT @JoshSRound: Find new meaningful contexts 2 recycle recently taught items; also opport 2 revisit lang learnt in prev wks; enc ss to reflect back #ELTchat

9:34 pm

ELTExperiences:

@du_siemens i guess it is. #ELTChat

9:34 pm

rliberni:

RT @SueAnnan: If we use old language with new structures, the students shouldn't recognise the recycling TRUE #ELTchat

9:34 pm

DinaDobrou:

@waykatewit @du_siemens Good point! #ELTChat

9:34 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @SueAnnan: If we use old language with new structures, the students shouldn't recognise the recycling #ELTchat

9:34 pm

du_siemens:

Not only do I try to revise vocabulary from the previous class... but vocabulary from all the classes we've had. #ELTChat

9:35 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@JoshSRound @rliberni has anyone spoken about long- and short-term memory?? Important!

9:35 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @du_siemens: Not only do I try to revise vocabulary from the previous class... but vocabulary from all the classes we've had. #ELTChat

9:35 pm

GlogsterEDU:

RT @janetbianchini: Get your students to create cartoons as fun review activities. Stick them onto class blog or wiki -or Glogster for everyone to view #ELTchat

9:35 pm

BenevolentBaron:

RT @ESLlibrary: Did you all see Karenne's latest: What does it mean to "know" a word? http://tinyurl.com/49ymud5 #ELTChat

9:35 pm

Fuertesun:

@du_siemens That's weher a vocab box or bag comes in handy #ELTChat

9:35 pm

janetbianchini:

Sometimes get students to create their own warmers as review - empower them to take control of how they like to remember words #ELTchat

9:35 pm

DinaDobrou:

@du_siemens How much time do you devote to it? #ELTChat

9:35 pm

du_siemens:

@Fuertesun I have both in my classroom. LOL. #ELTChat

9:35 pm

SueannaN:

RT @janetbianchini: Sometimes get students to create their own warmers as review - empower them to take control of how they like to remember words #ELTchat

9:35 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @janetbianchini: Sometimes get students to create their own warmers as review - empower them to take control of how they like to remember words #ELTchat

9:35 pm

rliberni:

RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat@JoshSRound @rliberni has anyone spoken about long- and short-term memory?? Important! not yet - shoot!

9:35 pm

du_siemens:

@DinaDobrou Five minutes? I usually do it as a warmer... #ELTChat

9:36 pm

lolonagi:

RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat@JoshSRound @rliberni has anyone spoken about long- and short-term memory?? Important!>agree

9:36 pm

ESLlibrary:

Seems some here are concerned about distinguishing between "revision" and "recycling" activities. #ELTchat Anyone care 2 define the two?

9:36 pm

KarenInGreece:

@Fuertesun Yes good idea, I do the same with my students. Sometimes play games based on that too. #ELTchat

9:36 pm

juliachumphreys:

@SueAnnan Diff learning preferences - some Ss love back2board,others find it too fast&prefer written exercises. Mix is key I guess! #ELTchat

9:36 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@janetbianchini @lolonagi could we make recycling interwoven into lesson naturally, rather than a separate stage? won't resist then

9:36 pm

DinaDobrou:

@waykatewit @rliberni @JoshSRound And what about active vs passive vocab? #ELTChat

9:36 pm

tasoulazac:

@du_siemens good idea! #eltchat

9:36 pm

JoshSRound:

@janetbianchini getting ss to create own warmers - nice idea - how successful usually? #ELTchat

9:36 pm

rliberni:

RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat@janetbianchini @lolonagi could we make recycling interwoven into lesson naturally, rather than a separate stage? won't resist then

9:36 pm

du_siemens:

I have a list with great activities 2 revise vocab. If anyone is willing to have a look at it, please DM me and then I'll send it. #ELTChat

9:36 pm

ELTExperiences:

A good recycling activity - RT @chrissspeck: Ten good homework tasks to set.: http://t.co/ezZIcXN #ELTChat

9:36 pm

Fuertesun:

@ayatawel yes use the #elt chat hashtag #eltchat

9:36 pm

rliberni:

RT @du_siemens: I have a list with great activities 2 revise vocab. If anyone is willing to have a look at it, please DM me and then I'll send it. #ELTChat

9:37 pm

theteacherjames:

@du_siemens #eltchat Have you ever found that overwhelming? It must be a lot of language to keep in mind.

9:37 pm

rliberni:

RT @ELTExperiences: A good recycling activity - RT @chrissspeck: Ten good homework tasks to set.: http://t.co/ezZIcXN #ELTChat

9:37 pm

annabooklover:

@du_siemens Thanks for the link Eduardo! I just made my Flying wordsearch #ELTchat

9:37 pm

DinaDobrou:

@du_siemens 5 mins if you recycle all lessons? In what way? #ELTChat

9:37 pm

du_siemens:

@theteacherjames Don't think so and I have 10 groups. #ELTChat

9:37 pm

KarenInGreece:

@ELTmethods @du_siemens I agree - great communicative acitivity! 2 for the price of one #ELTchat

9:37 pm

SueannaN:

RT @ELTExperiences: A good recycling activity - RT @chrissspeck: Ten good homework tasks to set.: http://t.co/ezZIcXN #ELTChat

9:37 pm

du_siemens:

@annabooklover Isn't that amazing? #ELTChat

9:37 pm

taskmagic:

#ELTChat TaskMagic is a commercial product, but really good for LOADS of vocab practice. Lots of info on the website: http://bit.ly/heeohe

9:37 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@JoshSRound @rliberni inherent, integral part of every lesson, not just a stage I believe

9:37 pm

evizac:

@DinaDobrou @shaznosel Would they do it if "revise for a language game"? #ELTChat they would it for a contest. make it a big deal.

9:38 pm

janetbianchini:

@JoshSRound Have done it on occasions as sth different, and it has generally worked well - done with a bit of prep eg ideas etc #ELTchat

9:38 pm

du_siemens:

@DinaDobrou Nope. In my opinion you cannot expect them to remember everything. Choose the words which will me meaningful to them. #ELTChat

9:38 pm

shaznosel:

#eltchat Ss love it when you stick a post it note on their forehead and have to ask questions.what am i style

9:38 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@DinaDobrou @rliberni @JoshSRound yes, 1 aim of recycling is really to activate the passively retained words

9:39 pm

ELTmethods:

RT @ELTExperiences: A good recycling activity - RT @chrissspeck: Ten good homework tasks to set.: http://t.co/ezZIcXN #ELTChat

9:39 pm

ESLlibrary:

RT @JoshSRound: @janetbianchini getting ss to create own warmers - nice idea - how successful usually? #ELTchat

9:39 pm

JoshSRound:

@janetbianchini sounds good, to break the routine #ELTchat

9:39 pm

theteacherjames:

I think, in general, there is too much emphasis on vocab. Does recycling too much add to this and subtract from other areas? #eltchat

9:39 pm

DinaDobrou:

@ESLlibrary Hmm..revision like "reminding" them & recycling "getting them to use it"? Revision is sth they do on their own too #ELTChat

9:39 pm

Fuertesun:

@shaznosel yes and for verbs the game where you have to give clues like " you do it with no clothes on and it involves water" #eltchat

9:39 pm

SueannaN:

@juliachumphreys yes you have to negotiate with the class #ELTchat

9:39 pm

waykatewit:

RT @DinaDobrou: @waykatewit @rliberni @JoshSRound And what about active vs passive vocab? #ELTChat

9:39 pm

ELTExperiences:

So when is the best time to recycle vocabulary? First lesson or at the end of class? #ELTChat

9:39 pm

du_siemens:

RT @theteacherjames: I think, in general, there is too much emphasis on vocab. Does recycling too much add to this and subtract from other areas? #eltchat

9:39 pm

rliberni:

RT @DinaDobrou: @ESLlibrary Hmm..revision like "reminding" them & recycling "getting them to use it"? Revision is sth they do on their own too #ELTChat

9:39 pm

evizac:

#ELTChat @DinaDobrou @shaznoselwe have a bingo contest every month with the vocabulary taught. They are always enthusiastic about it.

9:39 pm

rliberni:

RT @Fuertesun: @shaznosel yes and for verbs the game where you have to give clues like " you do it with no clothes on and it involves water" #eltchat

9:40 pm

janetbianchini:

Help! I think "Mini Max" contains a lot of ideas, but not sure if this is right title?? #ELTchat

9:40 pm

du_siemens:

@ELTExperiences I think whenever you feel like it. I usually do it as a warmer in every class. #ELTChat

9:40 pm

Fuertesun:

@theteacherjames vocab the meat or the bones? #eltchat

9:40 pm

annabooklover:

@lolonagi Action charades are flashcards with actions which the students mime. Whoever gets the most right wins! #ELTchat

9:40 pm

JoshSRound:

@waykatewit @DinaDobrou @rliberni @JoshSRound avtive vs passive vocab - good to raise ss awareness of disctinction #ELTchat

9:40 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @Fuertesun: @shaznosel yes and for verbs the game where you have to give clues like " you do it with no clothes on and it involves water" #eltchat

9:40 pm

waykatewit:

RT @JoshSRound: @janetbianchini getting ss to create own warmers - nice idea - how successful usually? #ELTchat

9:40 pm

cioccas:

@theteacherjames Yes, think recycling should be about more than just vocab #ELTchat

9:40 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @DinaDobrou: @ESLlibrary Hmm..revision like "reminding" them & recycling "getting them to use it"? Revision is sth they do on their own too #ELTChat

9:41 pm

Fuertesun:

@cioccas yes we need to recycle grammar and skills and pron etc #ELTchat

9:41 pm

rliberni:

RT @cioccas: @theteacherjames Yes, think recycling should be about more than just vocab #ELTchat

9:41 pm

janetbianchini:

Quick dominoes revision game are also nice #ELTchat

9:41 pm

du_siemens:

@KarenInGreece I've just sent it to you. #ELTChat

9:41 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @Fuertesun: @cioccas yes we need to recycle grammar and skills and pron etc #ELTchat

9:41 pm

cioccas:

RT @Fuertesun: yes we need to recycle grammar and skills and pron etc #ELTchat <Def. agree!

9:41 pm

theteacherjames:

@cioccas #eltchat Yes, I was wondering how people recycle skills and techniques.

9:41 pm

ELTExperiences:

@cioccas @theteacherjames perhaps recycling grammar structures and lexical phrases might be a good idea to focus on as well. #ELTChat

9:42 pm

theteacherjames:

@Fuertesun #eltchat Good question - need to think about that!

9:42 pm

KarenInGreece:

@janetbianchini Do you mean 'minimax teacher' the book? #ELTchat

9:42 pm

rliberni:

RT @ELTExperiences: @cioccas @theteacherjames perhaps recycling grammar structures and lexical phrases might be a good idea to focus on as well. #ELTChat

9:42 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @JoshSRound: RT @Fuertesun: @cioccas yes we need to recycle grammar and skills and pron etc >> keeps us on our toes!! #ELTchat

9:42 pm

ELTmethods:

@ELTExperiences #eltchat rather at the end - they must know it first before being able to recycle and revise.

9:42 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @theteacherjames AGREE!! grammar is more challenging and more necessaty to recycle

9:42 pm

cioccas:

RT @theteacherjames: #eltchat Yes, I was wondering how people recycle skills and techniques. < That's what I'm here to learn about today :-)

9:42 pm

du_siemens:

@theteacherjames By doing them over & over again... u cant recycle a reading technique if u're not teaching reading in that lesson. #ELTChat

9:42 pm

rliberni:

RT @ELTmethods: @ELTExperiences #eltchat rather at the end - they must know it first before being able to recycle and revise.

9:42 pm

cioccas:

RT @ELTmethods: @ELTExperiences #eltchat rather at the end - they must know it first before being able to recycle and revise.

9:42 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @shaznosel: #eltchat Ss love it when u stick a postit note on their forehead & have to ask Qs.what am i style>Woohoo! gonna try it 2moro!

9:42 pm

rliberni:

RT @du_siemens: @theteacherjames By doing them over & over again... u cant recycle a reading technique if u're not teaching reading in that lesson. #ELTChat

9:43 pm

Fuertesun:

@du_siemens yes recycle skills by teaching them in your lessons #ELTChat

9:43 pm

ELTExperiences:

@ELTmethods unless it was something that was looked at the previous day. Interesting contribution though. #ELTChat

9:43 pm

lolonagi:

RT @cioccas: @theteacherjames Yes, think recycling should be about more than just vocab #ELTchat

9:43 pm

evab2001:

RT @du_siemens: I have a list with great activities 2 revise vocab. If anyone is willing to have a look at it, please DM me and then I'll send it. #ELTChat

9:43 pm

juliachumphreys:

@Fuertesun @cioccas yes we need to recycle grammar and skills and pron etc #ELTchat <-- definitely agree!

9:43 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @ELTExperiences I think - any time is good as long as the recycling fits logically into the lesson

9:43 pm

KarenInGreece:

How do you recycle/review structure? #ELTchat

9:43 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @evizac: #ELTChat @DinaDobrou @shaznoselwe have a bingo contest every month with the vocabulary taught. They are always enthusiastic about it.

9:43 pm

sandymillin:

@juliachumphreys Glad to see you joining in with #ELTchat - hope you're enjoying it!

9:43 pm

rliberni:

@cioccas I think these are practised and the content is recycled? #eltchat

9:43 pm

lolonagi:

RT @janetbianchini: Quick dominoes revision game are also nice #ELTchat how would it be ? many Qs :)

9:43 pm

janetbianchini:

Vocabulary Games and Activities contains lots of great activities http://tinyurl.com/5uygl29 #ELTchat

9:43 pm

ELTExperiences:

Well said - RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat @ELTExperiences I think - any time is good as long as the recycling fits logically into the lesson

9:43 pm

du_siemens:

Interesting websites: http://bit.ly/i9NT4ohttp://bit.ly/hrgh4X... #ELTChat

9:44 pm

rliberni:

RT @janetbianchini: Vocabulary Games and Activities contains lots of great activities http://tinyurl.com/5uygl29 I love these! #ELTchat

9:44 pm

Fuertesun:

@sandymillin three in a line good for structure #ELTchat

9:44 pm

JoshSRound:

Need to get ss to reflect on the how & the why when focussing on sub-skills for read-list-speak-writing; that is what 2 recycle imo #ELTchat

9:44 pm

rliberni:

RT @du_siemens: Interesting websites: http://bit.ly/i9NT4ohttp://bit.ly/hrgh4X... #ELTChat

9:44 pm

du_siemens:

@Fuertesun Doesn't it make more sense? #ELTChat

9:44 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@DinaDobrou @ESLlibrary rather, revision - reminding + same context + passive, recycling - new context + active + cognitive

9:44 pm

SueannaN:

RT @janetbianchini: Vocabulary Games and Activities contains lots of great activities http://tinyurl.com/5uygl29 #ELTchat Good book

9:44 pm

waykatewit:

RT @DinaDobrou: @ESLlibrary Hmm..revision like "reminding" them & recycling "getting them to use it"? Revision is sth they do on their own too #ELTChat

9:44 pm

rliberni:

RT @SueannaN: RT @janetbianchini: Vocabulary Games and Activities contains lots of great activities http://tinyurl.com/5uygl29 #ELTchat Good book

9:44 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @SueannaN: RT @janetbianchini: Vocabulary Games and Activities contains lots of great activities http://tinyurl.com/5uygl29 #ELTchat Good book

9:44 pm

taskmagic:

MFL teachers - tonight's #ELTChat about recycling vocab, grammar, skills etc completely transferable to MFL? (cont) http://deck.ly/~S4iyx

9:44 pm

theteacherjames:

#eltchat I used to teach read & write classes, and I had to 'recycle' reading skills many times. Takes a lot more work I think.

9:45 pm

janetbianchini:

@KarenInGreece Yes, thanks! That's the one! #ELTchat

9:45 pm

sandymillin:

@vladkaslniecko My post about using vocab boxes and variants thereof http://wp.me/p18yiK-1d #ELTchat

9:45 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @sandymillin: @vladkaslniecko My post about using vocab boxes and variants thereof http://wp.me/p18yiK-1d #ELTchat

9:45 pm

cioccas:

@rliberni Yes, recycling content can aid listening and/or reading - support Ss weaker skills #ELTchat

9:45 pm

rliberni:

RT @sandymillin: @vladkaslniecko My post about using vocab boxes and variants thereof http://wp.me/p18yiK-1d #ELTchat

9:45 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @sandymillin: @vladkaslniecko My post about using vocab boxes and variants thereof http://wp.me/p18yiK-1d #ELTchat

9:45 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat@DinaDobrou @ESLlibrary rather, revision - reminding + same context + passive, recycling - new context + active + cognitive

9:45 pm

shaznosel:

@DinaDobrou #eltchat great fun if you put the funniest/weirdest on the class joker.know it all...great for mixed ability classes.

9:46 pm

theteacherjames:

@KarenInGreece #eltchat Initial exposure has to be just right so they understand the purpose, then repeated practice.

9:46 pm

KarenInGreece:

Can someone please explain the dominoes activity to me? #ELTchat

9:46 pm

du_siemens:

I don't see how we can work on Readi. Strategies if we r having a List. Class. 2 recycle skills, teach them when the time comes. #ELTChat

9:46 pm

lolonagi:

RT @KarenInGreece: Can someone please explain the dominos activitiy to me? #ELTchat>agree

9:46 pm

tasoulazac:

RT @cioccas: @rliberni Yes, recycling content can aid listening and/or reading - support Ss weaker skills #eltchat

9:46 pm

Fuertesun:

I have a question box for recycling language filled with q's taken from the coursebook directly #eltchat

9:46 pm

evab2001:

RT @ELTExperiences: Well said - RT @waykatewit: #ELTchat @ELTExperiences I think - any time is good as long as the recycling fits logically into the lesson

9:46 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@JoshSRound yes, one way - great idea

9:46 pm

KarenInGreece:

@janetbianchini Very good, useful book! #ELTchat

9:46 pm

lolonagi:

RT @Fuertesun: I have a question box for recycling language filled with q's taken from the coursebook directly #eltchat

9:46 pm

sandymillin:

Only time all SS in Level 7 class did HW was whn I asked them to make vocab puzzles based on old vocab 2 test peers. They loved it! #eltchat

9:46 pm

rliberni:

How do we explain the importance of recycling to more autonomous learners? #eltchat

9:47 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @tasoulazac: RT @cioccas: @rliberni Yes, recycling content can aid listening and/or reading - support Ss weaker skills #eltchat

9:47 pm

cioccas:

RT @rliberni: How do we explain the importance of recycling to more autonomous learners? #eltchat

9:47 pm

sandymillin:

@du_siemens I've said it before and I'll say it again. you need to start blogging ;) #ELTChat

9:47 pm

theteacherjames:

RT @du_siemens: I don't see how we can work on Readi. Strategies if we r having a List. Class. 2 recycle skills, teach them when the time comes. #ELTChat

9:47 pm

ESLlibrary:

Some ideas here: 7 tricks to help remember new words quickly and easily: http://tinyurl.com/4n8zpw6 #ELTChat

9:47 pm

KarenInGreece:

@theteacherjames With repeated practice, do you mean controlled written exercises? #ELTchat

9:47 pm

evab2001:

RT @sandymillin: @vladkaslniecko My post about using vocab boxes and variants thereof http://wp.me/p18yiK-1d #ELTchat

9:47 pm

JoshSRound:

@cioccas: Need to get ss to reflect on the how & the why when focussing on sub-skills for read-list-speak-writing #ELTchat

9:47 pm

rliberni:

RT @sandymillin: @du_siemens I've said it before and I'll say it again. you need to start blogging ;) Hear hear!#ELTChat

9:48 pm

janetbianchini:

For review of structures you could do "Stems" eg I shout out a beginning stem of a structure, ss have to write 2nd part down - #ELTchat

9:48 pm

ELTExperiences:

Is a good way for sts to recycle vocab autonomously is for them to keep a vocab book. Learner training in a way. #ELTChat

9:48 pm

rliberni:

RT @ESLlibrary: Some ideas here: 7 tricks to help remember new words quickly and easily: http://tinyurl.com/4n8zpw6 #ELTChat

9:48 pm

Fuertesun:

@rliberni aren't they the ones that know the importance already? #eltchat

9:48 pm

rliberni:

RT @janetbianchini: For review of structures you could do "Stems" eg I shout out a beginning stem of a structure, ss have to write 2nd part down - #ELTchat

9:48 pm

du_siemens:

@sandymillin Too coward to start a blog. I've been teaching for only 3 years and a half... I'm the one who should be reading blogs. #ELTChat

9:48 pm

ELTmethods:

@KarenInGreece #eltchat move from easy to more demanding. change the context. let them act and produce.

9:48 pm

DinaDobrou:

@ayatawel Are you trying to join #ELTChat? If so, YES, we can see you! :)

9:48 pm

sandymillin:

@du_siemens I've only been teaching for 2 and a half ;) and you have loads of ideas. If CELTA trainees can blog, you can 2! #ELTChat

9:48 pm

rliberni:

@Fuertesun not necessarily often it's onwards and upwards! #eltchat

9:48 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@cioccas @rliberni we re-visit same list/read next lesson, diff. purpose (discussion, eg) - good integrated recycl. + mixed abil.

9:48 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @ESLlibrary: Some ideas here: 7 tricks to help remember new words quickly and easily: http://tinyurl.com/4n8zpw6 #ELTChat

9:49 pm

du_siemens:

@sandymillin I'm willing to take the ICELT later this year. Quite afraid, though. RS. #ELTChat

9:49 pm

sandymillin:

@ELTExperiences Whenever you have a few minutes. Whenever it fits in the lesson. While doing other things! #ELTChat

9:49 pm

evab2001:

lots of useful links and ideas coming, thnx. have 2 go now. looking forward 2 the summary :) #eltchat

9:49 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @ESLlibrary: Some ideas here: 7 tricks to help remember new words quickly and easily: http://tinyurl.com/4n8zpw6 #ELTChat

9:49 pm

theteacherjames:

RT @sandymillin @du_siemens I've said it before and I'll say it again. you need to start blogging ;) #ELTChat - I told him that too!!

9:49 pm

sandymillin:

@du_siemens I think you'll be fine! #ELTChat

9:49 pm

du_siemens:

@evab2001 Bye bye #ELTChat

9:49 pm

Fuertesun:

@du_siemens Time not important some people been doing same thing for 10 years! #ELTChat

9:49 pm

vladkaslniecko:

ooou, something with my internet connection,sorry folks :( .#ELTchat

9:49 pm

ESLlibrary:

@waykatewit @DinaDobrou Nice! I think the main point is the "new context". Reviewing in a new way without them realizing? #ELTChat

9:49 pm

lisamonthie:

great resource! RT @du_siemens: Interesting websites: http://bit.ly/i9NT4ohttp://bit.ly/hrgh4X... #ELTChat

9:49 pm

du_siemens:

@sandymillin @theteacherjames Come on, guys... you're lovely. #ELTChat

9:50 pm

rliberni:

RT @ESLlibrary: @waykatewit @DinaDobrou Nice! I think the main point is the "new context". Reviewing in a new way without them realizing? #ELTChat

9:50 pm

Marisa_C:

@DinaDobrou we want a report! #eltchat

9:50 pm

du_siemens:

@Fuertesun Yes. I think it's a matter of effort, right? #ELTChat

9:50 pm

janetbianchini:

@du_siemens Really you should start a blog!! - it will change you, and your students will love it #ELTchat

9:50 pm

cioccas:

RT @Fuertesun: @du_siemens Time not important some people been doing same thing for 10 years! #ELTChat <Agree!

9:50 pm

DinaDobrou:

@rliberni Why wouldn't autonomous learners understand its importance? #ELTChat

9:50 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @cioccas: @JoshSRound And the reflection on how and why can be a recycling actrivity in itself! Absolutely :)) #ELTchat

9:50 pm

shaznosel:

RT @theteacherjames: I think, in general, there is too much emphasis on vocab. Does recycling too much add to this and subtract from other areas? #eltchat

9:50 pm

theteacherjames:

@KarenInGreece #ELTChat Depends on the skill, but could do. It's got to be connected to your main target output, whether speaking or writing

9:50 pm

KarenInGreece:

@ELTmethods Thanks for the good ideas #ELTchat

9:50 pm

ELTExperiences:

Good ideas - RT @ESLlibrary: Some ideas here: 7 tricks to help remember new words quickly and easily: http://tinyurl.com/4n8zpw6 #ELTChat

9:50 pm

ayatawel:

@DinaDobrou thank u, Dina. shall i reply to any of u using this hashtag at the end #eltchat?

9:51 pm

ELTExperiences:

RT @janetbianchini: For review of structures you could do "Stems" eg I shout out a beginning stem of a structure, ss have to write 2nd part down - #ELTchat

9:51 pm

ELTExperiences:

@rliberni Is a good way for sts to recycle vocab autonomously is for them to keep a vocab book. Learner training in a way. #ELTChat

9:51 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@ESLlibrary @DinaDobrou they might realise - the key - it must be natural and logical

9:51 pm

rliberni:

@DinaDobrou it could be the students I work with sometimes but they certainly have their minds set on new #eltchat

9:52 pm

waykatewit:

RT @ESLlibrary: @waykatewit @DinaDobrou Nice! I think the main point is the "new context". Reviewing in a new way without them realizing? #ELTChat

9:52 pm

DinaDobrou:

@du_siemens @sandymillin I've been teaching for 14 and still feel intimidated at the thought! :D #ELTChat

9:52 pm

du_siemens:

RT @DinaDobrou: @du_siemens @sandymillin I've been teaching for 14 and still feel intimidated at the thought! :D #ELTChat

9:52 pm

cioccas:

@DinaDobrou: @rliberni I usually find good autonomous learners understand importance of recycling #ELTChat

9:52 pm

Fuertesun:

@DinaDobrou go for it! #ELTChat

9:52 pm

du_siemens:

@DinaDobrou Join the club, dear. Maybe we could start one together, hehehehe! #ELTChat

9:52 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @cioccas: @DinaDobrou: @rliberni I usually find good autonomous learners understand importance of recycling #ELTChat

9:52 pm

juliachumphreys:

@sandymillin Thanks :) Quite hard to keep up but lots of interesting ideas #ELTchat

9:53 pm

ayatawel:

I believe games r very important to help recycling vocabulary ! #eltchat

9:53 pm

Marisa_C:

RT @ayatawel: I believe games r very important to help recycling vocabulary ! #eltchat

9:53 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@ELTExperiences @rliberni keep a sep page foe vocab, sonfusables, grammar diffic, phrasals - all sep pages, adding wrds as U go on

9:53 pm

vladkaslniecko:

RT @janetbianchini: For review of structures you could do "Stems" eg I shout out a beginning stem of a structure, ss have to write 2nd part down - #ELTchat

9:53 pm

cioccas:

@du_siemens @DinaDobrou Go for it - I'd read your blogs! #ELTchat

9:53 pm

janetbianchini:

@ayatawel Yes, always use the hashtag and write what you want to say to us all :) #ELTchat

9:53 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @ELTExperiences: @rliberni a good way for sts to recycle vocab autonomously is 2 keep a vocab book. >> or a learner diary #ELTchat

9:53 pm

ELTExperiences:

Totally agree - RT @Marisa_C: RT @ayatawel: I believe games r very important to help recycling vocabulary ! #eltchat

9:53 pm

lolonagi:

wow, I am following hardly > great ideas #eltchat

9:53 pm

taskmagic:

RT @ayatawel: I believe games r very important to help recycling vocabulary ! #eltchat -- me too

9:53 pm

SueannaN:

my tweetdeck is behaving strangely #ELTchat

9:53 pm

rliberni:

@ELTExperiences yes and with my onine stuff we revisit & recycle a lot but there's resistance #eltchat

9:53 pm

Marisa_C:

@Fuertesun good point abt 10 yrs #ELTChat

9:54 pm

DinaDobrou:

@Marisa_C Er...report? Haven't I had enough writing homework already, my dear mentor?! lol #ELTChat

9:54 pm

janetbianchini:

RT @JoshSRound: RT @ELTExperiences: @rliberni a good way for sts to recycle vocab autonomously is 2 keep a vocab book. >> or a learner diary #ELTchat

9:54 pm

ESLlibrary:

An outstanding question seems to be how to recycle grammar/pronunciation -anything other than vocab. #ELTChat Suggestions?

9:54 pm

du_siemens:

Ok. So @cioccas @sandymillin @theteacherjames would read my blog... Pleased! I might give it a go. #ELTChat

9:54 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@Marisa_C @ayatawel love games... #ELTchat ...and my adult classes too :))

9:54 pm

rliberni:

@SueAnnan tweetdack has been a bit odd coming and going #eltchat

9:54 pm

Fuertesun:

@du_siemens me too #ELTChat

9:54 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat@cioccas @DinaDobrou @rliberni agree - and you can develop the recycling habit, even urge, in ss themselves

9:54 pm

aClilToClimb:

RT @Marisa_C: RT @ayatawel: I believe games r very important to help recycling vocabulary ! #eltchat You bet! Chk my games out.

9:54 pm

ELTExperiences:

@rliberni why is there resistance? Do sts tend to say why do we study what we have learnt already? #ELTChat

9:55 pm

Marisa_C:

10 yrs can be 1 year multipied by 10 ! #ELTchat @Fuertesun heard that in @georgvassilakis talk recently #ELTChat

9:55 pm

DinaDobrou:

@ayatawel Yes, and the person's name at the beginning, like you did with me. #ELTChat

9:55 pm

MrFoteah:

RT @laflecha: "No, there is something ELSE wrong with him" http://wp.me/p8OYa-mQ #edchat #eltchat

9:55 pm

sandymillin:

@ESLlibrary Revise conditionals by giving SS 1st half of sentences on sep. pieces of paper. They write 2nd. pass 2 next grp 2 match #ELTChat

9:55 pm

theteacherjames:

@rliberni #ELTChat You should try teaching Koreans - they read dictionaries! I told some adv sts they didn't need much vocab - the shock!

9:55 pm

janetbianchini:

Yes, agree a vocab notebook is sth that all students should buy at beginnig of a course - I usuall insist they have one #ELTchat

9:55 pm

fullonlearning:

RT @DinaDobrou: RT @du_siemens: ?Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.? we have to engage students. #ELTChat

9:55 pm

DinaDobrou:

RT @Marisa_C: 10 yrs can be 1 year multipied by 10 ! #ELTchat @Fuertesun heard that in @georgvassilakis talk recently #ELTChat

9:55 pm

Fuertesun:

@ELTExperiences yes nt the present simple again! #ELTChat

9:55 pm

KarenInGreece:

@SueAnnan Mine too! #ELTchat

9:55 pm

Marisa_C:

@DinaDobrou this one will be in 140 #ELTChat

9:55 pm

ELTExperiences:

Nicely said RT @Marisa_C: 10 yrs can be 1 year multipied by 10 ! #ELTchat @Fuertesun heard that in @georgvassilakis talk recently #ELTChat

9:55 pm

JoshSRound:

@janetbianchini @JoshSRound @ELTExperiences @rliberni Ever had much success getting ss to write journal? I hav mostly short-termers #ELTchat

9:55 pm

du_siemens:

Sometimes I write "What we have learned so far..." on the board and give them a couple of minutes to think in pairs. Works well. #ELTChat

9:55 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@ESLlibrary grammar structures revision =use flashcards created by stds ...and keep them for later :))) #ELTchat

9:55 pm

shaznosel:

@Marisa_C @Fuertesun @georgvassilakis it was a classic statement!#eltchat

9:55 pm

rliberni:

@ELTExperiences there's a feeling that if it isn't new it's wasting time I spend a lot of time on this #eltchat

9:55 pm

ELTmethods:

@du_siemens @cioccas @sandymillin @theteacherjames I'd read it too! Go on! #eltchat

9:56 pm

sandymillin:

@du_siemens Think you might be being ganged up on ;) #ELTChat

9:56 pm

ESLlibrary:

RT @du_siemens: Sometimes I write "What we have learned so far..." on the board and give them a couple of minutes to think in pairs. Works well. #ELTChat

9:56 pm

ayatawel:

how can blogs help with recycling?!!#eltchat

9:56 pm

theteacherjames:

RT @ESLlibrary: An outstanding question seems to be how to recycle grammar/pronunciation -anything other than vocab. #ELTChat Suggestions?

9:56 pm

ELTExperiences:

@JoshSRound @janetbianchini @JoshSRound @rliberni as well as getting them to blog. #ELTChat

9:56 pm

du_siemens:

Man, I gotta say... I just love being part of the #ELTChat.

9:56 pm

KarenInGreece:

Early finishers can create vocab cards to be used later by all students #ELTchat

9:56 pm

Marisa_C:

@ayatawel think of blogs as projects - only they are not stuck on the walls #eltchat

9:56 pm

pwaylett2:

RT @janetbianchini: Vocabulary Games and Activities contains lots of great activities http://tinyurl.com/5uygl29 #ELTchat

9:57 pm

ESLlibrary:

@du_siemens Maybe even a Friday or weekend blog about what we learned for those who are blogging. #ELTChat

9:57 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@ESLlibrary or you can try a matching game, dominoes...good for sentence structures, conjuctions, conditionals.. #ELTchat

9:57 pm

KarenInGreece:

@du_siemens Me too! I look forward to it every Wednesday now #ELTchat

9:57 pm

du_siemens:

@ayatawel You could set your ss a task in which they would have to use a specific grammar point / vocabulary? #ELTChat

9:57 pm

teacher_prix:

#ELTChat - My 2 cents: I like to ask SS on the very 1st day to by an address book and use it as VocaLog!

9:57 pm

JoshSRound:

RT @du_siemens: Sometimes I write "What we have learned so far..." on the bd and give a couple of minutes in pairs. >> like this :) #ELTchat

9:57 pm

rliberni:

@theteacherjames I've had that too and translating word for word from a dictionary a habit it took a long time to break! #eltchat

9:57 pm

shaznosel:

RT @du_siemens: Man, I gotta say... I just love being part of the #ELTChat.

9:57 pm

theteacherjames:

@ESLlibrary #ELTChat I really believe in teaching techniques that are tied to a real output - should provide plenty of opps for practice.

9:57 pm

DinaDobrou:

@rliberni See what you mean now.They have the "finish-the-book mentality" #ELTChat They don't see value of recycl. as form of consolidating.

9:57 pm

janetbianchini:

@JoshSRound Yes, getting ss to write a journal has been successful, but usually very keen students take to it easily #ELTchat

9:57 pm

ICTtower:

RT @DinaDobrou: RT @du_siemens: ?Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.? we have to engage students. #ELTChat

9:57 pm

Fuertesun:

If I had a penny for the aount of times I've hear "I've been teaching for 20 yrs" Did none tell em 20 yrs of same not good! #eltchat

9:57 pm

waykatewit:

#ELTchat @JoshSRound @janetbianchini @ELTExperiences @rliberni I've done that with short-term courses - worked well

9:57 pm

du_siemens:

@ESLlibrary Hum. Sounds good. #ELTChat

9:57 pm

vladkaslniecko:

@du_siemens :-)) Great company, isn't it? :) #ELTchat

9:57 pm

taskmagic:

RT @vladkaslniecko: @ESLlibrary or try a matching game, dominoes...good for sentence structures, conjuctions, conditionals.. #ELTchat

9:57 pm

rliberni:

@ELTExperiences these are great ideas and I agree with you not always easy with 1:1s #eltchat

9:58 pm

du_siemens:

@vladkaslniecko @shaznosel Tell me about it. I just love being here... it just feels right! #ELTChat

9:58 pm

SueannaN:

There is another called Grammar games which is great too #ELTchat

9:58 pm

ESLlibrary:

RT @DinaDobrou: @rliberni See what you mean now.They have the "finish-the-book mentality" #ELTChat They don't see value of recycl. as form of consolidating.

9:58 pm

DinaDobrou:

@du_siemens Sharing a phobia! Maybe it could work! lol #ELTChat

9:58 pm

du_siemens:

As my friends @theteacherjames would say, I'm getting emotional over here. LOL. #ELTChat

9:58 pm

ayatawel:

@Marisa_C you mean students bogging regularly? #eltchat?

9:58 pm

du_siemens:

@DinaDobrou It can't be that difficult, can it? #ELTChat

9:58 pm

Marisa_C:

@ayatawel correct #eltchat

9:58 pm

shaznosel:

@Fuertesun #eltchat love this..can get out of hand but how else to recycle!

9:58 pm

theteacherjames:

@du_siemens #ELTChat Ever had anyone say "nothing"? ;-)

9:58 pm

JulieKaine:

RT @DinaDobrou: RT @du_siemens: ?Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.? we have to engage students. #ELTChat

9:59 pm

rliberni:

@DinaDobrou that's right new,new,new but it's the time-money concept and you have to pull rabbits out of hats ti keep interest! #eltchat

9:59 pm

Fuertesun:

@du_siemens any fool can do it! #ELTChat

9:59 pm

du_siemens:

@theteacherjames Yes, I have... but they were mocking me... and sometimes I play with them too. #ELTChat

9:59 pm

ayatawel:

@KarenInGreece I use cards regularly and by the end we r ready to revise all #eltchat

9:59 pm

rliberni:

@DinaDobrou not all I hasten to add #eltchat

9:59 pm

du_siemens:

@Fuertesun Are you calling me a fool? hAUHAhuaHUA #ELTChat

9:59 pm

Fuertesun:

@du_siemens I'm a blogger! #ELTChat

9:59 pm

theteacherjames:

My suggestion for next weeks #ELTChat: should @du_siemens blog or not?

9:59 pm

JoshSRound:

Gotta go - dinner's ready!! Many thanks to all, esp gr8 moderators @Marisa_C & @rliberni #ELTchat

10:00 pm

sallyswinfen:

@ESLlibrary Pronunciation - jazz chants? Ss write new one or add on more verses, then chant . #eltchat

10:00 pm

ESLlibrary:

@teacher_prix Yes, we talked about this at an #ELTChat a few weeks ago. Works well! @IsilBoy mentioned using Google Docs for this.

10:00 pm

Fuertesun:

RT @theteacherjames: My suggestion for next weeks #ELTChat: should @du_siemens blog or not?

10:00 pm

du_siemens:

RT @theteacherjames: My suggestion for next weeks #ELTChat: should @du_siemens blog or not?

10:00 pm

Marisa_C:

@JoshSRound byeeeeee see u soon #ELTchat

10:00 pm

sandymillin:

I show my SS a graph like this http://bit.ly/hWXuo1 2 encourage them. Ask them to do 5 mins per day (doesn't happen, worth a try!) #eltchat

10:00 pm

theteacherjames:

@rliberni #ELTChat Nightmare!

10:00 pm

elisobeth:

RT @DinaDobrou: RT @du_siemens: ?Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.? we have to engage students. #ELTChat

10:00 pm

lolonagi:

RT @JoshSRound: Gotta go - dinner's ready!! Many thanks to all, esp gr8 moderators @Marisa_C & @rliberni #ELTchat>hehehehhehehehe

 

 

 

 

 

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