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Reading - Writing - Station Work

Uploaded by Graham Stanley, British Council Barcelona (Spain)


A group of English learners during station work answer questions after reading a short text about reading and "The Lord of the Rings". The learners discuss possible answers and then write their answers on the board. 



Target language: English

Resource language: English

Native language of learners: Spanish

Age range: 13+

Language level: A2 - Lower Intermediate

Educational context: Secondary Education

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

Teaching methods: Groupwork at IWB, Station / carousel work

Language area: Reading, Writing

IWB board used: Promethean

Teacher comment

"I liked this activity because it gave the learners the opportunity to work independently and ask each other for help."

"This was the first time I'd tried station work with the IWB and I was happy with how it went."

Learner comments

"I like the variety of activities in this class"

"We moved around and did lots of different things. This meant the class was interesting and I think we learned a lot."

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