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Celebrities - Speaking - Pen Tool

Uploaded by Serkan Çelik, Bilkent University (Turkey)


As the initial part of the lesson, this activity is based on speaking about the given pictures. The learners in this class are university level Turkish learners. The learners are shown pictures of a few celebrities in Turkey and they are asked to guess their names and their jobs. The learners try to guess the names of the celebrities and write their names under the pictures.


Target language: Turkish

Resource language: Turkish

Native language of learners: Turkish

Age range: 17+

Language level: A2 - Lower Intermediate

Educational context: Higher Education

IWB Features: Writing/pen tool (inc. handwriting recognition)

Teaching methods: Individual activity at IWB

Language area: Speaking

IWB board used: Promethean

Teacher comment

This was the first time I used the IWB in my actual teaching and I was excited about it. However, my learners engaged in the activity and the IWB was accepted very positively by them.

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